Project Management Institute

Project of the Year Award

  • 2019


    • E190-E2 Program Development


      São José dos Campos, São Paulo, Brazil

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      E190-E2 Program Development Embraer PMI Project of the Year Award 2019 Winner


    • Bassein Development Project

      L&T Hydrocarbon Engineering Ltd

      Mumbai, India

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      Bassein Development Project L&T Hydrocarbon Engineering Ltd Project of the Year Award 2019 Finalist
    • AZUR Project New Montreal metro cars

      Société de transport de Montréal

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      Project of the Year Award 2019 Finalist AZUR Project New Montreal metro cars
  • 2018


    • Project Legacy – Southeast Louisiana Veterans Health Care System Replacement Medical Center Activation

      Southeast Louisiana Veterans Health Care System

      Budget: US$616.36 million

      New Orleans, LA, USA

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    • Horizonte 2

      Fibria Celulose S/A

      Budget: US$2.7 billion

      Três Lagoas, Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil

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    • McDonald’s Digital Acceleration

      McDonald’s Corporation

      Budget: US$164 million

      Oak Brook, IL, USA

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  • 2017


    • Hanford Double Shell Tank AY-102 Recovery Project

      Washington River Protection Solutions, LLC

      Budget: US$107.3 million

      Hanford, Washington, USA

      Highlight: Tank AY-102 is a 1 million gallon capacity double shell tank commissioned in 1971 storing radioactive and chemical waste. In August 2012, this storage tank was found to be leaking nuclear waste. The nuclear waste needed to be removed and transferred to a double-shell tank for safe storage. The project closed ahead of scheduled and US$8.7 million under budget.

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    • University Link Light Rail Extension

      Sound Transit

      Budget: US$1.8 billion

      Seattle, Washington, USA

      Highlight: Seattle Washington is the second worst city in the U.S. for time commuters are stuck in traffic. In order to reduce rising roadway congestion, this project was implemented to extend the light rail system 3.2 miles (5 kilometers) via underground tunnels. The rail line opened six months ahead of schedule, and the project closed US$200 million under budget.

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    • Gahcho Kué Project

      De Beers Canada / Hatch Ltd.

      Budget: CA$1.1 billion

      Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, Canada

      Highlight: De Beer’s Gahcho Kué mine was built deep in Canada’s Northwest Territories just below the Arctic Circle. The project was to build a diamond mine and production facility in one of the world’s harshest climates. The facility started production two months early.

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  • 2016


    • National Synchrotron Light Source II (NSLS-II)

      Department of Energy’s Office of Science and the Brookhaven National Laboratory

      Budget: $912,000,000


      Highlight: This project resulted in the creation of the world's most powerful photon microscope. The microscope creates X-rays that allow scientists to see how materials in systems—such as batteries or fuel cells— behave at the nano-level while operating in real-world conditions. By the time the project was completed in March 2015, it was six months ahead of schedule and under budget.

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  • 2015


    • El Segundo Refinery Coke Drum Reliability Project

      Chevron Products Company

      Budget: 157,000,000

      El Segundo, California, USA

      Highlight: Project leaders got creative to complete a high-profile refinery upgrade on a compressed timeline—and finished ahead of schedule, $7 million U.S. dollars under budget and with a spotless safety record

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    • Oregon Transportation Investment Act III State Bridge Delivery Program (OTIA)

      Oregon Transportation, HDR, Inc. and Fluor

      Oregon, USA

    • River Corridor Base Scope Project

      Washington Closure Hanford, LLC

      Richland, Washington, USA

  • 2014


    • AP60 Phase 1

      Rio Tinto Alcan, SNC-Lavalin, Hatch

      Budget: CA$1.3 billion

      Jonquière, Quebec, Canada

      Highlight: The project, completed ahead of schedule, showcased how to scale a new technology while improving safety standards.

      Design and build a new aluminum plant to demonstrate the industrial viability of a proprietary smelting technology

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    • Energy Systems Integration Facility

      U.S. Department of Energy, National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Alliance for Sustainable Energy LLC

      Budget: US$135 million

      Golden, Colorado, USA

      Highlight: The project’s design-build approach helped fast-track the schedule and significantly reduce project risks, allowing the project to finish ahead of time

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    • Access Health CT

      Access Health CT, Deloitte, KPMG, Connecticut Lt. Gov. Nancy Wyman, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Connecticut Department of Social Services

      Budget: US$180 million

      Hartford, Connecticut, USA

      Highlight: The site launched without a hitch despite an unmovable deadline, compressed schedule and fluctuating scope

      Create an online marketplace for Connecticut, USA residents to purchase health insurance

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  • 2013


    • Adelaide Desalination Project

      SA Water Corporation

      Adelaide, Australia

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    • Savannah River Site Recovery Act Project

      Savannah River Nuclear Solutions

      Aiken, South Carolina, USA

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    • Nemours Children's Hospital Project


      Orlando, Florida, USA

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  • 2012


    • Umatilla Chemical Agent Disposal Facility Operations Phase

      Umatilla Chemical Agent Disposal Facility URS and the U.S. Army Chemical Materials Agency

      Hermiston, Oregon, USA

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    • Pacific Northwest National Laboratory’s Capability Replacement Laboratories

      Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

      Richland, Washington, USA

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    • Procter & Gamble Ordering, Shipping and Billing Projects

      Procter & Gamble

      Cincinnati, Ohio, USA and Kronberg, Germany

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  • 2011


    • Prairie Waters Project

      City of Aurora - Aurora Water & CH2M Hill, Inc.

      Aurora, Colorado, USA

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    • Oak Grove Steam Electric Station

      Fluor Corporation and Luminant

      Franklin, Texas, USA

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    • EMAL Smelter Complex

      SNC-Lavalin and Worley Parsons

      Al Taweelah, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

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  • 2010


    • National Ignition Facility Project

      Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

      Livermore, California, USA

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    • Dallas Cowboys New Stadium Project

      Manhattan Construction Company

      Arlington, Texas, USA

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    • Norton Brownsboro Hospital Project

      Norton HealthCare

      Louisville, Kentucky, USA

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  • 2009
  • 2008


    • Hatch, Ltd

      The QIT-Fer et Titane plant kept up business as usualeven as a project teamworked behind the scenes to boost production by more than 20 percent.

  • 2007


    • Fluor Corporation

      PMI Southwestern Ohio Chapter

      Fluor closed a Cold War nuclear facility in less time and with less money than anyone thought possible but first the company had to gain the trust of the community.

  • 2006


    • Kaiser-Hill Co. LLC for the U.S. Department of Energy Rocky Flats Closure Project

      PMI Mile Hi Chapter

  • 2005


    • Quartier International De Montreal Project

      PMI Montreal Chapter

  • 2004


    • Haradh Gas Plant Project

      Saudi Aramco

  • 2003


    • Salt Lake Olympic Winter Games of 2002

      Salt Lake Organizing Committee (SLOC)

  • 2002


    • Hawiyah Gas Plant Project

      Saudi Aramco

  • 2001


    • Mozal Smelter Project

      SNC Lavalin and Murray & Roberts

  • 2000


    • Trojan Reactor Vessel Project

      Portland General Electric Company

  • 1999


    • Qatargas Lng Plant

      Chiyoda Corporation

  • 1998
  • 1997


    • Advantix, Advanced Photo System

      Eastman Kodak Company

  • 1996


    • 1 B Processor Story

      Lucent Technologies

  • 1995


    • Benfield Column Repair Project

      Sastech Engineering Services

  • 1994


    • Logan Expansion Project

      Fluor Daniel, Inc.

  • 1993


    • Metro Red Line Segment 1 Project

      Rail Construction Corporation

  • 1992


    • Atigun Mainline Reroute Project

      Alaska Pipeline Service Company

  • 1991


    • New Propylene/Polypropylene Factory for Sasal Chemical Industries (pty) Ltd


  • 1990


    • Limerick Generating Station Unit 2

      Philadelphia Electric Company

  • 1989


    • Delta Airlines Terminal 5 Expansion at LAX