CW Oman Awards 2019: Indian giant L&T's engineer wins prize

Pramod Shivanand Mathad named Engineer of the Year after driving cost efficiencies for L&T Oman over the last 12 months

Pramod Shivanand Mathad (left) of L&T Oman is Engineer of the Year.
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Pramod Shivanand Mathad (left) of L&T Oman is Engineer of the Year.

Pramod Shivanand Mathad secured Larsen & Toubro Oman’s (L&T Oman) second win at the Construction Week Oman Awards 2019 after he was named Engineer of the Year at the Muscat event. 

Mathad was praised by judges for demonstrating “field-leading” capabilities that demonstrate an ability to deliver complex projects under difficult market conditions.

His forward-thinking and creative approach helped reduce costs on one project and ensured he came on top of the seven-way race at the eighth annual CW Oman Awards.

Voltas Oman’s Khalilullah Baig was named Highly Commended Engineer of the Year after leading value engineering changes on the Kempinski Hotel Muscat that reduced costs by $3.6m (OMR1.4m).

Other finalists in one of the most popular categories at the award ceremony included Daher Sayfeddine of Khatib & Alami; Husam Al-Mufarji from Atkins; Nathan McCall from Hoehler + alSalmy; and Lalbuksh Voltas Engineering’s Sudiipta Mandal.

Mathad and Baig received their awards at the Kempinski Hotel Muscat on Monday, 25 March, 2019.

The Construction Week Oman Awards 2019 were supported by platinum sponsor S&T Interiors and Contracting; gold sponsor HFW; heavy commercial vehicles partners Mohsin Haider Darwish and Ford Trucks; supporting sponsor CIOB; show partner The Big Show Oman; and intelligence sponsor ProTenders.

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