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Maga Wins at IESL Engineering Excellence Awards 2018

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Sri Lanka’s leading construction company Maga Engineering was awarded the prestigious ‘Excellence in Engineering Award’ for the fifth time in recognition for its excellence in the large-scale construction sector, at the coveted Excellence in Engineering Awards for 2018 which was held recently at the BMICH in Colombo. Organized by the Institution of Engineers Sri Lanka (IESL), the event was graced by the Commander of the Sri Lanka Army Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake as the Chief Guest amidst leaders of the engineering fraternity of Sri Lanka.

These awards are carried out to honour the most distinctive engineering personalities and institutions which have demonstrated excellence in their related academic disciplines and businesses whilst contributing to the economic growth of the country.  With this achievement, Maga Engineering becomes the organization which has achieved the highest number of accolades at the IESL Engineering Excellence Awards.

Commenting on the award, Chairman & Managing Director of Maga Engineering Mr. M G Kularatne said, "The award represents a major achievement for us at Maga and underscores Maga’s continued success as the leading institution in the construction sector and demonstrates our contributions towards the development of innovative engineering solutions, addressing the needs of our clients whilst supporting economic development of the country. The recognition is an important catalyst for continued success. I would like to thank all our employees, clients and stakeholders for their outstanding efforts during the past few challenging years. The satisfaction of our customers and stakeholders represent the cornerstone of our values. Going forward, we aim to set further benchmarks in the industry by constantly challenging and reinventing ourselves." 

Maga is home to a workforce of over 10,000 and boasts a dynamic team that consists of 300 engineers. The company successfully rolled out an integrated resource management system across the organization: With a focus on bringing construction technology, business processes and people together to achieve optimal business results, it has helped the company to drive systems optimization, eliminate inefficiencies, reduces costs and optimize value generation across the board.  During the last few years, the company has completed several large-scale projects such as the NSBM Green University Town, 47-storey green building Clearpoint Residencies and 78-kilometre Ambepussa-Kurunegala-Trincomalee Road (A006) from Ambepussa to Galewela, while commencing work on several other iconic projects such as the Prime Grand Apartment Complex, Kelaniya Right Bank Water Supply Project, Central Expressway from Maditiyawala to Kurunegala and Southern Expressway from Matara to Beliatta, to name a few.  

The above award also endorses Maga’s investments in developing its supply chains and communities across the country over the last few years. The company remains focused on service and product excellence and is committed to its vision of creating lasting socio-economic value for all stakeholders.  Being a multidisciplinary construction company, Maga is readily available to offer diversified range of construction and allied services for the prosperity of real estate, manufacturing, public infrastructure and commercial sectors in Sri Lanka.

Caption: The Chief Executive Director of Maga Engineering Mr. Piyadasa Madarasinghe receiving the award from the Commander of the Sri Lanka Army Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake. The President of the Institution of Engineers Sri Lanka Prof. T M Pallewatta (middle) is also seen in the picture.