CCC wins Gold Emirates Energy Award
The Dubai Supreme Council of Energy presented Consolidated Contractors Company (CCC) with the 2015 Gold Award for ‘Energy Efficiency – Private Sector’.
CCC received the award, for implementing several sustainability measures across its construction camps and project sites. These initiatives included: renewable energy production via solar photovoltaic (PV), solar lighting, solar water heating, low flow sanitary fixtures and wastewater treatment plants.
Committed to promote sustainable construction practices CCC carried out the above programs to mitigate environmental impacts of its operations and specifically reduce energy and water consumption. As a result, CCC’s carbon footprint was reduced by over 18,000 tons of CO2 per year, water consumption was minimized by 70,000 m3/year, and fresh water supply was decreased by more than 410,000 m3/year.
The strategic objective of the Emirates Energy Award is to promote a future based on sustainable development, by raising awareness on the significance of green economy. With this award CCC -one of the largest construction industry leaders- demonstrated cost effective measures and contributed towards pushing the sustainability agenda further across the MENA region.
CCC named Contractor of the Year at MENA Green Building Awards 2017
The awards were organized by the Emirates Green Building Council (EmiratesGBC), an independent organization committed to protecting the environment by promoting sustainable built environments. Supported by the World Green Building Council (WorldGBC), the MENA Green Building Awards were held collaboratively with JordanGBC and LebanonGBC.
The MENA Green Building Awards honor organizations for their outstanding sustainable building practices. This year, with record submissions from six nations across the MENA region, the awards highlighted the significance of innovation and best practices to promote sustainability.
CCC was distinguished for being a contractor whose achievements and priorities align with improving the sustainability of the built environment. Also, in recognition of demonstrating high green standards on project sites and within the company, with adherence to national and international regulations and codes.
CCC picks up IPLOCA Environmental Award 2016
Presented during the IPLOCA* annual convention and sponsored by Shell this award recognizes exemplary achievements in reducing the impact on the environment of pipeline construction projects.
CCC was selected for the sustainable green technologies installed at projects. In CCC’s submission for the award apart from environmental responsibility, economical merits were also thoroughly investigated. In particular, Life Cycle Cost Analyses (LCCA) were carried out to verify that the selected technologies are cost-effective and commercially viable solutions suitable for project sites.
According to the Adjudication Committee, the winning elements of CCC’s success were: high management commitment to safeguard the environment, extensive investment to produce clean energy and an effective waste management program.
*International Pipeline and Offshore Contractors Association
Sustainable Project of the Year 2016 for CCC’s Oman office
At the Construction Week Oman Awards 2016, CCC was recognized for applying advanced sustainable building practices and achieving a LEED certification at its new corporate office in Muscat.
The judges’ team congratulated CCC for promoting a sustainable built environment, especially since there is little demand for LEED in Oman. It is noteworthy that at the moment, this is one of the first LEED accredited buildings in Muscat.
As a board member noted: “It’s nice to see a contractor leading by example and investing in its own [sustainable] facilities.”
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