During the World Tunnel Congress in Dubai UAE, Melike Ersoy Akyol, Business Development of Dogus Insaat, one of the largest construction companies in Turkey talks to GineersNow TV about their latest technologies, product innovations and 2018 tunneling / construction industry expectations.
About The Leader
Melike ERSOY AKYOL achieved her bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering from Istanbul Technical University and later she received her master’s degree in Transportation Engineering of Civil Engineering Graduate Program at the same university. She started her professional life in IHI Corporation in 2008 as a Planning Engineer. In 2012, she joined to Doğuş Construction and Trade Inc. as Technical Works Civil Engineer. AKYOL currently serves as the Business Development Responsible and pursue her Executive MBA program at Sabanci University School of Management in partnership with the Columbia Business School.
About Dogus Construction Turkey
Doğuş Construction and Trade Inc. is considered a world-class leader in the construction sector, having completed over 200 mega-infrastructure and superstructure projects since 1951 with a total value of USD 20 billion. It has operated within joint ventures and consortiums with many international companies in projects across Turkey, Middle East, North Africa, Eastern Europe and Gulf Countries, and has been featured in ENR’s annual list of the world’s top 250 construction companies since 2003.
Doğuş Construction’s impressive and diverse portfolio of projects include 1460 km of roads, 43 km of bridges and viaducts, over 200 km of subways and tunnels, and 21 dams and hydroelectric power plants capable of producing 3350 MW of electricity. Its 3 million square meter of building construction includes shopping and leisure centres, offices, residential and industrial buildings. Also, the Company implemented 2,6 million square meter building construction within the scope of Doğuş Group real estate investments.
As a result of the benchmark research by Great Place to Work® Institute in 2014 and 2017, in recognition of its efforts to provide its employees a safe working environment and due to its superior Human Resources Practices, Doğuş was qualified as one of the “Best Place to Work” and awarded “Occupational Health and Occupational Safety” special category prize among top 10 companies in the category of 50-500 employees.
Doğuş Construction is audited by the Lloyd’s Register Quality Assurance which is the world’s leading provider of independent assessment services, and has qualified to receive the following certificates: ISO 9001:2008 Quality Management System; OHSAS 18001:2007 Occupational Health and Safety Management System; and ISO 14001:2004 Environmental Management System.These policies are applicable to general contracting, design, procurement, project management, construction, installation, erection and commissioning works for domestic and international projects.