Ten projects enjoy success at the MEED Quality Awards for Projects 2015, in association with Mashreq
The Faculty of Islamic Studies Building Project at Education City in Qatar has been named as the GCC project of the year at the MEED Quality Awards for Projects 2015, in association with Mashreq. The project, entered by ASTAD Project Management and owned by Qatar Foundation,was also named the GCCs UCC UrbaCon Trading & Contracting Social Infrastructure Project of the Year.
The project was one of 10 named as the regions best projects of the year at the prestigious MEED Quality Awards for Projects 2015, in association with Mashreq, gala awards ceremony in Dubai on 27 May, held in conjunction with MEEDs Construction Leadership Summit.
Two special awards were also handed out during the ceremony: The MEED Editors Award for Leadership, given to Mattar al-Tayer, chairman of Dubais Roads & Transport Authority (RTA); and The MEED Editors Award for Excellence in Project Delivery,which was presented to the Al-Maryah Island Project Team, International Financial Centre, Mubadala Real Estate & Infrastructure.
John Iossifidis, executive vice-president, group head, corporate and investment banking at Mashreq, the headline sponsor of the awards, praised the winners for their unwavering commitment to the highest standards of quality, saying: Adherence to quality standards ensures optimum delivery of a projects intended benefits, and for this we congratulate the winners for their resolute commitment to project excellence that continues to set the benchmark not just for the region, but also for the rest of the world.
The MEED Quality Awards for Projects 2015, in association with Mashreq, is now in its 5th year and this year was the biggest to date. We received a record number of entries, marking yet another successful year for the awards, says Richard Thompson, editorial director, MEED. The growing number of entrants is a reflection of the continuing strength of the projects sector in the region, with more projects being completed year-on-year. At the same time, the interest in the awards continues to reinforce their position as the benchmark for project excellence in this part of the world.
Below is the full table of winners
|Award category||Project name||Location||Project owner||Entrant|
|MEED Quality Project of the Year in association with Mashreq||Qatar Faculty of Islamic Studies||Qatar||Qatar Foundation||ASTAD Project Management|
|MEED Editors Award for Leadership||His Excellency Mattar al-Tayer, Chairman, Roads and Transport Authority (RTA)||UAE|
|MEED Editors Award for Outstanding Achievement in Project Delivery||Al-Maryah Island Project Team, Mubadala Real Estate & Infrastructure||UAE|
|Oil and Gas Project of the Year||Awali Oil Field - Tatweer Petroleum||Bahrain||Tatweer Petroleum||New Water Corporation|
|Daman Industrial Project of the Year||Siemens Energy Hub||Saudi Arabia||Siemens Energy||Hyder Consulting, an Arcadis Company|
|CH2M Award for Innovation||Emirates AquaTech Caviar Factory LLC||UAE||Bin Salem Holding||Emirates Aqua Tech|
|Ramboll Sustainable Project of the Year||Muharraq STP and Sewer Conveyance Project||Bahrain||Ministry of Works||Muharraq STP Company|
|UCC Urbacon Contracting & Trading Social Infrastructure Project of the Year||Qatar Faculty of Islamic Studies||Qatar||Qatar Foundation||ASTAD Project Management|
|Building Project of the Year||Jabal Omar Project Phase 1||Saudi Arabia||Jabal Omar Development Company||Schneider Electric|
|Drake & Scull Leisure and Tourism Project of the Year||Alila Jabal Akhdar Resort||Oman||Oman Tourism Developmnt Co (Omran)||Oman Tourism Development Company (OMRAN)|
|Power and Water Project of the Year||Qurayyah Independent Power Plant||Saudi Arabia||Hajr Electricity Production Co.||Hajr Electricity Production Co.|
|Transport Project of the Year, sponsored by Hyder, an Arcadis Company||New Doha International Airport Passenger Terminal Complex - CP 18||Qatar||New Doha International Airport Steering Committee||Sky Oryx Joint Venture (Taisei TAV JV)|
|Small Project of the Year||Structural Renovation of the Grand Mosque||Kuwait||Ministry of Awqaf & Islamic Affairs||PACE|
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