Shortlist unveiled for 2021 FIDIC Contract Users’ Awards

24 Nov 2021

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The shortlist has been unveiled for the 2021 FIDIC Contract Users’ Awards. The awards, now in their third year, recognise excellence in the use of FIDIC contract forms for project delivery and showcase examples of good practice through collaboration from across the world.

Despite the difficulties and challenges as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic, FIDIC was able to assemble a strong shortlist comprising a total of 21 projects, organisations, companies and individuals. The judging panel, chaired by international judge and arbitrator Sir Vivian Ramsey, had a difficult task choosing winners across a number of categories including Project of the Year, Client of the Year, Consultant of the Year, Legal or Professional Services of the Year, Trainer of the Year, Adjudicator of the Year and Golden Principles Award.

This year, as a result of the continuing restrictions brought about by the pandemic, the awards ceremony will again take place online, with the winners being announced at a virtual event on Thursday 9 December 2020 at 2.35pm CET as part of FIDIC's annual International Contract Users' Conference.
The full list of projects, organisations, companies and individuals shortlisted for the 2021 FIDIC Contract Users’ Awards is as follows: -

Supervision for Construction of Çerkezköy -Kapıkule Section of Halkalı - Kapıkule RailwayLine Project, Turkey. DWF LLP Qatar Branch, United Arab Emirates.
IMDAD Project Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. Miguel Angel Clare Gonzalez Revill, Panama.
Asahan No. 3 Hydroelectric Power Plant Construction Project (174 MW), Indonesia. Adriana Spassova, Bulgaria.
Manila Water Company Inc, Philippines. Coenraad Snyman, South Africa.
Akmeemanage Don Lalith, Sri Lanka. Kevin Spence, South Africa.
Cristiana Roscoiu, Romania. Marcus Theil, Austria.
PROYAPI Engineering and Consultancy, Turkey. Salvador JrP Castro, Philippines.
Setectpi-CSD-Rocksoil (Consortium ORIGIN) and Lombardi-Artelia-Pini (Consortium LAP), Switzerland  Nicholas Gould, United Kingdom.
CMS, United Kingdom. Stephane Giraud, France.
Corbett & Co International Construction Lawyers Ltd, United Kingdom. Cagdas Evren Bayrak, Qatar.
Denis Rizaov, North Macedonia.  

Commenting on the announcement of the awards shortlist, the chair of the judges, Sir Vivian Ramsey, said: “It’s been a year with a few challenges due to the pandemic for sure, but I was delighted to see that the number of entries this year was a significant increase on last year and the highest number ever, showing the increased interest in FIDIC contracts and the role that they play in the global industry.”

FIDIC chief executive Dr Nelson Ogunshakin said: “The third year of our FIDIC Contract Users’ Awards firmly establishes the awards in the industry’s global events calendar and will play a key role in raising the profile of FIDIC contracts and those who use them. This year’s event will bring together the global contract user community to celebrate excellence and good practice and I can’t wait to find out who has won what on Thursday 9 December 2021.”

Click here to register a free place at the online presentation ceremony for the FIDIC Contract Users' Awards.

The awards will be presented as part of the Official FIDIC International Contract Users' Conference which takes place online on 7-9 December 2021.

Click here for further information about the conference and to book a place.

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