Awards

Two HMC building projects win prestigious awards

Two Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) building projects have been recognized for excellence in their design at prestigious regional awards ceremonies. The Positron Emission Tomography (PET CT) Center at HMC’s National Center for Cancer Care and Research was awarded “Best Designed Hospital Facility in the Middle East” at the Hospital Build and Infrastructure Middle East Exhibition and Congress in Dubai last week. The award was accepted by Mr. Hamad Al Khalifa Group Chie....

Seven contractors honoured by Dolphin Energy Qatar

Dolphin Energy Qatar has awarded seven locally-based contractors with recognition awards for their sustained commitment to improving effective communication strategies and enhancing overall standards across health, safety and the environment (HSE). The event was held at Sheraton Doha recently. The awards were distributed at Dolphin Energy’s sixth annual HSE Contractors’ Meeting, which was held under the theme “Near-miss reporting and sharing lessons learned”. Desco....

Qafco wins 3 awards for safety, health, environment excellence

Qatar Fertiliser Company (Qafco) has been awarded the “IFA Green Leaf Award” for its “outstanding” implementation of management systems to ensure Health, Safety and Environment (HSE) controls across the product life cycle at its ammonia and urea production facilities. Also, the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) honoured Qafco’s efforts in occupational safety and health by giving two awards, it was announced here yesterday. IFA Green Le....

Best asset manager award

EMEA Finance has named Amwal the ‘Best Asset Manager’ in Qatar in 2012 for the second consecutive year in recognition of its excellent investment performance track record. “In a competitive market, Amwal has outperformed its peers — its Qatar Gate Fund, for example, has proved to be the best-performing Qatar equity fund, beating the performance of the Qatar Exchange Index,” Christopher Moore, Publisher & CEO, EMEA Finance, said. Qatar’s goal of making i....

Valley City project wins award for best design

SAK Holding Group’s project Valley City won an award for best design in the urban planning and design category at the A’ Design Award & Competition Ceremony 2013, which was held in Como, Italy, on Monday. The other winning projects from Qatar are Qatar Navigation Tower, Al Dana Tower and West Bay Golden Tower. Valley City, the group’s first project, had won an award less than a month ago at the French MIPIM annual ceremony for Best Future Urban Project. The A....

SAK Holding achieves new milestone

DOHA SAK HOLDING Group, one of Qatar’s leading companies in the Real Estate Sector, achieved a new success in Italy; it’s project ‘Valley City’ won an award for best design in urban planning and design category, at the A’Design Awards & Competition Ceremony 2013, held in Italy on April 15. ‘Valley City’, the group’s first project won an award in less than a month at the French ‘MIPIM’ annual ceremony for best future urban pro....

Four Qatari projects worth over QR13bn bag awards

Four of Qatar’s “high quality” projects valued in excess of QR13.4bn have been declared national winners in a GCC-wide awards programme that recognises completed quality projects. The 2013 Meed Quality Awards for Projects has been organised in association with Ernst & Young. This year’s Qatar national winners include the Qatar Electricity Transmission Projects owned by the Qatar General Electricity and Water Corporation, which will vie in the “GCC pow....

Qatar Steel sustainability reporting wins accolade

Qatar Steel was recently honoured for excellence in sustainability reporting. Among seven large-scale leading industrial companies in the country, Qatar Steel was awarded the runner-up certificate for its commitment to sustainable development and the quality and credibility of its sustainable report. The Award for Excellence in Sustainability Reporting ceremony was held under the auspices of HE the Minister of Energy and Industry and Qatar Petroleum CMD, Dr Mohamed bin Saleh al-Sada. Qata....

Qatar Rail bags Visionary Project of the Year Award

Qatar Railways Company, the organisation overseeing the construction of an integrated railway network, received the ‘Visionary Project of the Year Award’ at the 6th Global Infrastructure Leadership Forum in New York City recently, a press statement said yesterday. Organised by CG/LA Infrastructure, the forum focuses on infrastructure projects locally, regionally, and globally and identifies real opportunities in the dynamic global infrastructure market. “Qatar Rail i....

Attiyah honoured for lifetime's work

HE Abdullah bin Hamad al-Attiyah, Chairman of the Administrative Control & Transparency Authority was specially honoured for his significant contributions to the global energy industry at a well-attended ceremony in Doha last night. The award recognised al-Attiyah’s “lifetime achievement for the advancement of the international energy industry” and was bestowed upon him by former Lebanese prime minister Fuad Siniora. Siniora described al-Attiyah as a “statesman....

Al-Sada gets achievement award

HE the Minister of Energy and Industry Dr Mohamed bin Saleh al-Sada was awarded the “Lifetime achievement for the advancement of the Qatari energy industry” at the inaugural ‘Abdullah Bin Hamad Al-Attiyah International Energy Awards’ launched in Doha last night. ‘The Abdullah Bin Hamad Al-Attiyah International Energy Awards’ were set up and named to honour the legacy of HE Abdullah bin Hamad al-Attiyah, Chairman of the Administrative Control & Transpa....

ExxonMobil hails the 'best of our industry'

Global energy major ExxonMobil joined Gulf Intelligence in instituting the ‘The Abdullah bin Hamad al-Attiyah International Energy Awards”, which were launched at a special event in Doha last night. Addressing the event, Bart Cahir, president and general manager of ExxonMobil Qatar, said it was a privilege to be part of the celebration of achievement in honour of HE al-Attiyah, one of the transformational leaders in the history of the energy industry. Cahir said: “During....

GCC award for RasGas

RasGas Company Limited (RasGas) has added yet another achievement to its array of successes in the field of environment when the company recently received the Gulf Co-operation Council (GCC) Award for Best Environmental Activities in the field of “Best Industrial Organisation Complying with Environmental Standards.” “We are an active partner in Qatar’s drive for sustainable development. Our strong safety culture and operational performance underpins good environmenta....

Attiyah receives Lifetime Achievement Award

The chairman of the Administrative Control and Transparency Authority, HE Abdullah bin Hamad al-Attiyah, was presented with the Meed Lifetime Achievement Award for his efforts and services to his country yesterday. The award was given to al-Attiyah, who is also the president of COP 18,  as part of the Meed Qatar Projects 2013 conference being held in Grand Hyatt. Al-Attiyah stressed that the contributions he had made to the country in the last 35 years would not have been made po....

RasGas celebrates 30m hours of safe work

RasGas Company Limited (RasGas) recently celebrated the successful completion of 30 million man hours with no Loss Time Incident (LTI). The company’s Venture Group that manages several huge projects ranging from the Barzan Project to the Helium 2 Project honoured its employees and contractors who made this achievement possible at a celebration in Doha. “Achieving 30 million man-hours without an LTI is an outstanding achievement, especially given the size and pace of the mega pro....

Attiyah to receive top MEED Award

The Chairman of the Administrative Control and Transparency Authority H E Abdullah bin Hamad Al Attiyah will be presented with the MEED Lifetime Achievement Award on February 18. This award will be presented to Al Attiyah at the Qatar Projects 2013 conference for his outstanding contributions to the development of the projects industry in Qatar, as well as the country’s remarkable economic progress. Following the presentation ceremony Al Attiyah will take part in a live, on-stag....

ORYX GTL wins two prestigious Sasol Awards

ORYX GTL has affirmed its reputation as one of the world’s safest and most productive energy companies by outperforming teams from around the world to win two prestigious Sasol awards. ORYX GTL has been honored as the Sasol Badger Safety Team of the Year and Sasol Badger Production Team of the Year. Six Sasol Badger Team awards are awarded annually to Sasol teams, subsidiaries and Joint Ventures from around the world, competing for honors in the categories of best Project, Services,....

Al Khaliji Golden Reward campaign

Mohammed Atassi, Head of Corporate Affairs at Al Khalij Commercial Bank (al khaliji ), presenting Abdulla Al Semaitt, the first Premium Banking customer to benefit from the bank’s ‘Golden Reward’ campaign, with a 50 gramme gold bar in the presence of Al Khaliji representatives in Doha recently.....

Ashghal's Moazanah Program gains global award

Public Works Authority (Ashghal) is crowned with SAG 2012 award by the US based Economic and Social Research Institute (ESRI) for its Moazanah electronic program. The Moazanah program was selected for award from among more than 100,000 electronic application systems worldwide exhibited at the event. On behalf of Ashghal, Eng. Abdussamad Al Makki, Manager of Moazanah program and Manager of Engineering Business Support Department (EBSD) at Ashghal received the award at a function in the pre....

Al Sada honoured with 'Man of the Year award

H E Dr Mohammed bin Saleh Al Sada, the Minister of Energy and Industry and Chairman and Managing Director of Qatar Petroleum, was honoured with The Oil & Gas Year Qatar 2012 Man of the Year Award at an event held here yesterday. “The Oil & Gas Year” is the flagship title of Wildcat International, publisher of globally reputed business intelligence resources. Conferring the award, Jack Miller, Regional Director Asia & Middle East, “The Oil & Gas Year&r....