8 February 2017

New Web Portal Launched to Serve Construction Sector

The new innovative web portal construct.ge was presented at the Tbilisi Tech Park  A joint project of the Infrastructure Construction Companies Association (ICCA) Viseil LTD, and Modulator LTD, it aims to create a system for buying/selling construction products as well as for the study of market prices in the construction sector.

The web portal is to assist production, construction, architectural and expertise companies to facilitate any of the issues related to their services.

Optimal Group + became a member of CEOC INTERNATIONAL

On 30th of May, in Paris, France, was held annual general assembly of CEOC INTERNATIONAL, one of the most representative Certification and Inspection Union in the Europe. In the process of meeting, Optimal Group + was rewarded with a membership certificate and company officially became a member of CEOC. 

Association of Accredited Inspection Bodies in Construction has founded

On 26th of July, 2017, based on initiative of accredited inspection bodies Association of Accredited Inspection Bodies in Construction has founded. 
Members of association represent leading inspection bodies in Georgia. Including, GEOEXPERTISE, Mshen-Experti, Auditescort, ENGINEERING MONITORING GROUP and Optimal Group +. 
Association is aimed to face current challenges of inspection, market monitoring and implementation of international standards on Georgian market. 

Letter from Euro Commission to CEOC about current activities of construction Inspection Bodies 

In August, 2017, CEOC International received letter from Euro Commission requesting to report about inspection bodies involvement in approval process of procedures of construction design in European union countries. 
Like other members, Optimal Group + also received letter. company has replayed with detailed report about current situation regarding involvement of inspection bodies in construction processes in republic of Georgia. 
According to above mentioned activities, it’s clear that officials of Euro Commission are interested in this topic. Optimal Group has initiated to discuss mentioned topic in frames of committees of inspection and conformity assessment.  

Visit of Secretary-General of CEOC International in Georgia

After joining of Optimal Group + as associate member of CEOC International, Secretary-General of CEOC, Drewin Nieuwenhuis with delegation were visiting Georgia.
Special workshop was held between delegation and Optimal Group +. Parties discussed future cooperation and partnership opportunities. 
In frames of visit, several meetings were held with private and public sector of construction and infrastructure. Delegation held working meeting with head of Accreditation Center. Parties discussed current environment of Georgia and agreed on future cooperation, implementation of EU best practices and constant support.

Presentation of recently founded Association of Accredited Inspection Bodies in Construction

On November 2nd, 2017, in hotel Holiday Inn, Infrastructure Construction Association organized event “Construction in Georgia – Quality as a Challenge”, where Dimitry Mkheidze, Chairman of newly founded Association of Accredited Inspection Bodies presented goals, objectives and plans of Association in construction sector.
In Frames of event Secretary-General of CEOC, Drewin Nieuwenhuis presented CEOC international, its role in Europe and global industries. Event attended Minister of Infrastructure and Regional Development and other representatives of construction sector.

In Paris, France, CEOC International held meeting of inspection and conformity assessment committees

On 14-15 November, in Paris, France, Dimitry Mkheidze, CCO and Alexander Velijanashvili, Head of Inspection Body participated CEOC organized meeting of inspection and conformity assessment committees. Company initiated to discuss current environment of Georgian construction sector. Committee debated and agreed for more involvement of inspection bodies in sector.