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2011-10-31

AL FARA'A GROUP bags two awards at the Construction Week Awards 2011



Dubai Oct 31: Al Fara’a Group won two prestigious awards at the Construction Week Awards 2011 where Dr JR Gangaramani, President and Executive Chairman of the Al Fara’a Group was honored with the ‘GCC Construction Executive of the Year’ and the Group subsidiary Unibeton Ready Mix, the market leader in UAE’s readymix concrete industry won the ‘GCC Supplier of the Year’ award. The awards were given away at a gala ceremony attended by dignitaries and officials from the Government as well as leading figures from the construction industry at the Westin Dubai on 31st October 2011. Now in its 7th year, the Construction Week Awards are the foremost event celebrating the achievements of the region’s construction contractors. The awards recognize and reward individual excellence, corporate prowess and project success. Companies are invited to nominate people, projects and initiatives of which they are most proud, across a total of 17 categories. Entries are judged by a large jury of industry peers, a factor which has given the Construction Week Awards an independent and credible reputation. Dr JR Gangaramani thanking the award jury said, "We are proud and feel honored to have won in the two categories. What makes these awards special is that the award jury comprises of some of the most illustrious and influential names from UAE’s construction sector, and the fact that they have picked us out as winners from hundreds of nominations reaffirms our Group’s standing as a leading and trusted construction services provider in the GCC and Asia”. The GCC Construction Executive of the Year award is given to a senior executive who demonstrates the greatest impact on his construction-related business in the last one year. The Supplier of the Year is given to a company that can demonstrate the best record of delivering products, services and expertise on projects in the last one year.