Published On: Tue, Jun 2nd, 2015

MEED lists GCC’s projects of the year

 

Qatar Foundation’s Qatar Faculty of Islamic Studies Building Project (leftQatar Foundation’s Qatar Faculty of Islamic Studies Building Project is this year's MEED Quality Project of the Year, in association with Mashreq image) has been named as the region’s project of the year at the MEED Quality Awards for Projects 2015, in association with Mashreq. The project was also named the GCC’s UCC UrbaCon Trading & Contracting Social Infrastructure Project of the Year.

The project was one of ten named as the region’s best projects of the year at the prestigious MEED Quality Awards for Projects 2015, in association with Mashreq, at a gala awards ceremony held in Dubai at MEED’s Construction Leadership Summit. Qatar’s other regional winner was The New Doha International Airport Passenger Terminal Complex – CP 18 Project by the New Doha International Airport Steering Committee (entered by Sky Oryx Joint Venture: Taisei – TAV JV) which won the GCC’s Transport Project of the Year, sponsored by Hyder, an Arcadis Company.

The MEED Quality Awards for Projects 2015, in association with Mashreq, is now in its 5th year and this year was the biggest year to date. “We received a record number of entries, marking yet another successful year for the awards,’’ said 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.”

 

The full list of GCC winners of the MEED Quality Awards for Projects 2015, in association with Mashreq

Award Category Project Name Project 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
The MEED Editor’s Award for Leadership  His Excellency Mattar Al Tayer, Chairman, Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) UAE
The MEED Editor’s 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 an ACADIS company
CH2M Award for Innovation Emirates AquaTechnologies 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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