December 9, 2021

ENR announces that Bahr El-Baqar Water Treatment Plant won the best project for 2021

Dr. Moustafa Madbouly - Prime Minister praised the announcement by the American magazine “Engineering News Record” that “Bahr El-Baqar Water Treatment Plant” project won the award for the best project in the world in the international arbitration competition for the best construction works in the world for the year 2021, in its 9th annual edition. The winning project will be officially announced during the ceremony with the participation of 21 countries in 18 different fields in the building and construction industry. The Prime Minister congratulated and thanked the Armed Forces Engineering Authority, which is supervising the implementation of the project, the Arab Contractors and Orascom Construction and all workers, praising this achievement which is the result of hard work, exerted effort and a national will to build a new republic with Egyptian hands, in which the Egyptian people enjoy fruits of development and prosperity. Dr. Moustafa Madbouly - Prime Minister stressed that Egypt’s winning of 5 construction awards for this year, and even its placement on the top list of winning projects, is a new international testimony to its progress on the right path of development, and sends a message to the world that highlights Egypt’s future. It is worth noting that “Bahr El-Baqar Water Treatment Plant” project was inaugurated by President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi, last September and was implemented by the JV of the Arab Contractors and Orascom Construction under the supervision of the Armed Forces Engineering Authority. Last September, ENR announced that Egypt won four awards in a list of 30 winning projects, and was the only country to win this number of awards, in addition to winning today the award for the best project for the year 2021 worldwide. The Arab Contractors Company won the award for the best international project in the category of restoration and rehabilitation projects for Restoration and Documentation of Eliyahu Hanavi Synagogue which was implemented by the Arab Contractors under the supervision of the Armed Forces Engineering Authority. Egypt won the award for the best international project in the category of transport and railway projects for Cairo Metro Line 3 Phase 4B which was implemented by the JV of Arab Contractors and Orascom Construction under the supervision of the National Authority for Tunnels at the Ministry of Transport. In addition to the best international project award in the category of government buildings for the Parliament Building in the New Administrative Capital which was implemented by the Arab Contractors Company under the supervision of the Armed Forces Engineering Authority. The importance of the American ENR magazine is that it is specialized in covering news and professional analysis on construction projects worldwide, making it one of the most trusted periodicals in the construction industry. The American magazine annually prepares a ranking of the top global and international contracting, engineering design companies and major construction projects in the United States of America and worldwide.