CW Awards 2019: Contractor of the Year shortlist revealed

Nine companies have been shortlisted for the top Contractor of the Year honour at the CW Awards 2019

Seven companies have been shortlisted for the top Contractor of the Year honour at the CW Awards 2019
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Seven companies have been shortlisted for the top Contractor of the Year honour at the CW Awards 2019

The shortlisted nominees for the Contractor of the Year category at the Construction Week Awards 2019 have been revealed.

The coveted Contractor of the Year award will be handed to the company that can demonstrate the best record of progress and delivery for its clients, while maintaining an exemplary HSE record, and showing signs of commercial strength and growth over the past 12 months.

Engineering and contracting giant ALEC, which has shown a positive compound annual growth rate of 22.89% in the last 18 years on the back of timely project delivery, a strong HSE-business culture, an in-house sustainability council, and a dedicated Value-Driven Safety initiative, is one of this year’s frontrunners for Contractor of the Year.

For consistently satisfying its clients, its focus on sustainability, and drive to enrich the experience of all stakeholders, Al Sahel Contracting Company has also been shortlisted for the prestigious award.

A regular name at the Construction Week Awards, ASGC Construction, which has completed numerous projects, including Marina Bloom, Mediclinic Parkview Hospital, BlueWaters, Mohammed Bin Rashid Library, Coca Cola Arena, Dubai International Airport, among others in the UAE, as well as the Mivida Park Residence project and CFC Festival Living Stream in Egypt, is also in the running for the top contractor award.

China State Construction Engineering Corporation Middle East (CSCME), which started its business with a focus on building projects, and now covers various construction sectors such as infrastructure, MEP, and oil and gas, with ongoing projects worth $6.8bn (AED25bn), has also been shortlisted for the award.

Another strong contender for the Contractor of the Year award is Douglas OHI, which has a people-based HSE management that the company says has instilled “a Stop, Think and Do the Right Thing ethos complimenting all other disciplines.”

Mechanical And Civil Engineering Contractors Company (MACE), whose contracts involve the operation and maintenance of the sanitation system of the UAE capital, Abu Dhabi, as well as of the islands of Al Reem, Al Maryah, and Al Saadiyat, has also made the cut as a shortlisted nominee for the Contractor of the Year award.

Arabian Construction Company (ACC) are the final company to be shortlisted for the Contractor of the Year for its involvement in several high-profile including Dubai's Downtown Development, Mashreq Bank Headquarters Tower, and Jabal Omar Development in Makkah, Saudi Arabia.

In addition, Voltas Oman and Services & Trade Co have both been shortlisted for the CW Awards 2019 to be held on 4 December at JW Marriott Marquis, Dubai.

The Construction Week Awards 2019 are supported by Platinum Sponsor, Tenderd; Gold Sponsors, ALEC, ASGC, Unec, Ramboll, Arabian Construction Co (ACC), Tenable, Atkins, Acrow Formwork Technology, JLW Middle East, Honeywell; Silver Sponsor Reed Smith; Category Sponsors, Cundall, Beaver Gulf Group, and Construction Computer Software (CCS); Social Media Sponsor, WSP; Sustainability Partner, Electrolux; Training Partner, Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors; and Intelligence Partner, ProTenders.

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Visit the CW Awards 2019 website for more information about the event.

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