CCA is pleased to award EllisDon and PCL with the 2015 CCA International Business Award.
EllisDon has acquired 40 years of success in international projects— and the locations are as varied as the work. EllisDon has spent the better part of ten years in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) region, having successfully delivered work for the United Arab Emirates, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Qatar, and Afghanistan. Its major projects span healthcare, civil infrastructure, institutional, residential, and commercial sectors and include the South Border Infrastructure Project, the Arzanah Medical Centre, the Jumeirah Village South Development, and the Palm Jumeirah Golden Mile. EllisDon also opened an office in South America, and put together a business development plan for the Western Hemisphere. From there, they set their sights on the major ATRIO Project which is a mixed-use commercial development in Bogotá, Colombia.
PCL’s practice of selecting promising global markets and entering them, combined with a policy of allowing different divisions to flourish based on areas of strength in the larger economy, are at the base of its approach to global growth. PCL’s global procurement group helps ensure a successful outcome by contracting independent advisors who live in target market areas. “We are now able to tap into the additional 80% of the world’s manufacturing that occurs outside of the traditional North American supply base,” says Scott Logan, PCL’s global procurement specialist. “And because of the system we have in place, we can handle purchases from there just the same as from down the street.”
- 2014 Sièges Ducharme
- 2013 Aecon Group
- 2012 DIRTT Environmental Solutions
- 2011 PCL
- 2010 Manitoba Heavy Construction Association
- 2009 Aluma Systems International
- 2008 Association de la Construction du Québec et British Columbia Construction Association