2nd Efficiency Project Awards
In 2015 Erdemir’s The Basic Oxygen Furnace (BOF) Gas Recovery and Increasing Usage project took second place in the “Large-Scale Companies Sustainable Production” category of the second round of “Efficiency Project Awards” organized by the Republic of Turkey Ministry of Science, Industry and Technology.
Reducing Energy Intensity in Metal Industry Sector Award
İsdemir was awarded the first prize in “Reducing Energy Intensity in Metal Industry Sector” category by the General Directorate of Renewable Energy.
Nine awards in 2002-2015
Between 2002 and 2015 İsdemir received a total of nine awards (5 first, 1 second and 1 third place and 2 special jury prizes) in the “Increasing Energy Efficiency in Industry Projects” category in the Energy Efficiency in the Industry Project Competition organized by the Republic of Turkey Ministry of Energy and Natural.
The Green Era Award
The OYAK Mining Metallurgy Group was awarded “The Green Era” award that is handed out for in recognition of achievements in the environmental field and leading sustainable practices.
The Green Economy Forum 2015 was held in Berlin, Germany with the participation of more than 50 participants. OYAK Mining Metallurgy Group won the international Green Era award in recognition of its success in integrating the sustainable development objectives into the business plans by continuously improving the effectiveness and efficiency of operations without affecting the ecological balance.
The other important factors behind the Group being given “The Green Era” award were the increasing public awareness of waste management, energy management and efficiency, and the contributions to environmental protection in Turkey with the use of environmentally friendly technologies.