The enterprises of LNK industries of the "LNK Group" holding receive the awards In the contests "Latvian Construction Industry's Annual Award 2014" and "Civil Engineer of the Year in Latvia 2014"
Today, at the solemn ceremony the winners of the contest "Latvian Construction Industry's Annual Award 2014" and the best civil engineers of 2014 - the winners of the contest "Civil Engineer of the Year in Latvia 2014" - were announced in the presence of the representatives of state institutions, municipalities, construction industry, foreign chambers of commerce and embassies.
The bulk cargo terminal ''Riga Bulk Terminal'' was declared the best project of the year 2014 in the category "New Engineering Structure", the general contractor - "LNK Industries" joint stock company, which is part of the LNK Group holding. "Riga Bulk Terminal" is the most modern terminal in the Baltic states, which was built in accordance with the latest technological solutions, which allow transhipment of eight different types of bulk cargo. Riga Bulk Terminal is unique because of the engineering solutions that were used in Latvia for the first time. The construction of the terminal began in the July 2012 and was completed in record time in January 2014.
In turn, the project "Reconstruction of Streets and Construction of the Overpass in Vilnius, Lithuania" won the 2nd place in the category "Reconstruction of Engineering Structures". Almost 16 km of utility lines were restored in the course of the project’s construction works. More than 80% of the length of utility lines are placed under the ground. The road construction works were performed by the "LATVIJAS TILTI" joint stock company, which is a part of the LNK Industries division of the LNK Group holding, together with the Lithuanian partner - the "Kauno keliai" enterprise.
The projects implemented by the LNK Industries division's enterprises also received recognitions. The project "Renovation of the Existing Bridge Across Daugava in Jekabpils" implemented by the "LNK INDUSTRIES Group" general partnership has received a recognition in the category "Reconstruction of Engineering Structures" and the project of reconstruction of the 8th building of the Riga 1st Hospital received recognition in the category "Reconstruction", the general contractor - "LNK Industries Partnership" GP.
The 1st place in the main category "Project Manager of the Year in Latvia 2014" of the contest "Civil Engineer of the Year in Latvia 2014" was awarded to Valerijs Gorjuns - a specialist in the field of hydrotechnical construction works and the executive director and board member of "LATVIJAS TILTI" JSC, which is part of the construction and production enterprises' division of LNK Industries. Valerijs Gorjuns is one of the best experts in the field of hydrotechnical construction with 30 years of experience. He is responsible for coordination and supervision of the hydrotechnical construction projects of "LATVIJAS TILTI" JSC. He has proved that he is able to accomplish large-scale construction projects, solving any unforeseen problems by using his vast experience and professional knowledge.
Fifty-five applications for buildings, engineering structures and public outdoor space projects implemented during 2014 across Latvia were qualified for the contest "Latvian Construction Industry's Annual Award 2014". The amount of applications for the contest "Latvian Construction Industry's Annual Award 2014" in the context of other building- and structure-oriented contests is the biggest in recent years. In the second round, the jury nominated 40 objects in nine categories, from which the winners of the first three prizes were chosen.
The mission of the contests is to promote the good building practice that is combined with aesthetic and harmonious architecture. The results of the contest are an accurate message that demonstrates which objects comply with the motto of the contest - safe, innovative and qualitative construction.