SEOUL, Korea - March 3, 2015 Samsung C&T Corporation, the builder of Burj Khalifa, was appointed Best Contribution Company in Health and Safety Workplace Excellence of 2014 by the Ministry of labor, Mongolia. The prize is the most prestigious safety award in construction industry and presented annually to contract partners that demonstrate greatest performance in safety.
Samsung C&T was awarded for its safety performance at Shangri-La Hotel Phase 2 Site. Sahngri-La Site received outstanding results from Mongolia government through series of site inspections. About 130 officials including S. Chinzorig, the Minister of labor, attended the awarding ceremony which was held on 27th, February.
"There are a lot to learn from Samsung C&T about its HSE management. I hope that Samsung C&T's safety excellence and advanced technologies has a ripple effect to Mongolian companies and sites," said S. Chinzorig, the Minister of labor, Mongolia. "Samsung C&T will significantly contribute to Mongolian construction industry in developing safety culture."
"This award is significantly meaningful to us because safety is the top priority of Samsung C&T," said Sangsoo Lee, Project manager of Shangri-La Hotel Phase 2 Site. "We look forward to continue reinforcing measures to ensure safety excellence with our clients, partners, and local community."
Shangri-La Hotel Phase 2 Site is mixed -use commercial and 34-stoyed residential development project in the center of Ulaanbaatar. Shangri-La project will be completed by March, 2016 and will be the tallest building in Mongolia. The project was issued by Shangri-La hotel chain, and Mongolia leading redeveloper MCS Holdings.
Besides, Samsung C&T previously earned Grand Safety award in Hong Kong for its safety performance in 2014 for the Shatin to Central Link project.