Through these awards, the publication acknowledges excellence in corporate management and sets benchmarks for companies in the same field.
PMR.africa conducted its annual national survey of consulting engineers in South Africa by interviewing top decision makers in the construction industry between November 2009 and February 2010. A random national sample of 128 respondents (embracing architects, quantity surveyors and developers) rated firms of consulting engineers against nine attributes. These included accommodating client requirements and changes, competitive pricing, cooperation with clients, expertise, problem solving, quality of workmanship, reliability, responsiveness and timely completion.
Based on this survey, Aurecon has been awarded four Golden Arrow Awards in the following PMR.africa categories for firms with 400+ employees (all scores out of a possible 5.00):
Civil Consulting Engineers: Aurecon achieved a mean score of 4.29
Mechanical Consulting Engineers: Aurecon was rated 4.00
Structural Consulting Engineers: Aurecon achieved a mean score 4.14
Combined Electrical and Mechanical Consulting Engineers: Aurecon had the highest ranking with a mean score of 4.03
Aurecon also received a Silver Arrow award in:
Combined Civil and Structural Consulting Engineers (400+ employees) category: Aurecon achieved a mean score of 4.25 out of a possible 5.00.