CG/LA Announces Nominees for Project of the Year Awards

Feb. 13, 2015
Winners will be announced during a Feb. 26 ceremony at the Global Infrastructure Leadership Forum in New York City

CG/LA Infrastructure Inc. announced the finalists for the coveted 2015 Global Project of the Year Awards. Voting for the award winners is open to the public at www.cg-la.com.

“The Project of the Year Awards recognize those great projects—the building blocks of global growth and opportunity creation—that are model investments for countries around the globe,” said Norman F. Anderson, president and CEO of CG/LA Infrastructure.

Aconex is the official sponsor for the 2015 Project of the Year Awards. 

“CG/LA’s Project of the Year awards call out exemplary infrastructure projects that set new standards for the industry. Aconex is proud to partner with organizations like these, helping them to manage risk and improve quality, as they deliver complex projects successfully," said Leigh Jasper, CEO of Aconex. 

The winners will be announced on Feb. 26, 2015, at the New York Marriott Downtown, during the 8th Global Infrastructure Leadership Forum. Just over 500 executives from 40 countries around the world are participating in the Global Forum, with project presentations from 28 different countries. The theme of this year’s event is “Build, Build, Build: Generating Global Growth” and focuses on infrastructure as the catalyst for re-starting key economies around the world. New York’s Governor Andrew Cuomo is scheduled to give the keynote address.

Project of the Year awards are given in five categories covering strategy, job creation, environmental impact, finance and engineering.

Categories and nominees include:

Strategic Project of the Year

  • Egypt: Suez Canal
  • India to Oman: SAGE Middle East to India Deepwater Gas Pipeline
  • Myanmar: Sinma and Ngayok Bay Area Development
  • Pakistan: CASA-1000
  • Philippines: Laguna Lakeshore Expressway Dike

Job/Opportunity Creation Project of the Year

  • Algeria: Beni Haroun Dam
  • Canada / United States: New International Trade Crossing Bridge
  • Myanmar: Sinma and Ngayok Bay Area Development
  • Pakistan: CASA-1000
  • United States: Amtrak's Gateway Program

Green / New Infrastructure Project of the Year

  • Ethiopia: Corbetti Geothermal
  • Jordan: Tafila Wind Power
  • Mexico: Mexico City International Airport
  • Qatar: Hamad International Airport
  • United States: Indianapolis Justice Complex

Finance / Funding Project of the Year

  • Brazil: Public Lighting in Belo Horizonte
  • Canada: New Bridge for the St. Lawrence River
  • Colombia: 4G Program
  • Turkey: Meridiam Hospitals PPP
  • United States: Indianapolis Justice Complex

Engineering Project of the Year

  • Canada: Site C Clean Energy Project
  • India to Oman: SAGE Middle East to India Deepwater Gas Pipeline
  • Oman: Port of Sohar
  • Saudi Arabia: King Abdulaziz Airport
  • Turkey / Azerbaijan: Trans Anatolian Natural Gas Pipeline (TANAP)

Source: CG/LA Infrastructure

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