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Alicia Torres Castro Wins Judges Silver Award at ICE Awards 

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10 June 2024

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We are thrilled to announce that Alicia Torres Castro has been awarded Judges Silver for Construction Project Manager at the Irish Construction Excellence (ICE) Awards.  

The award submission highlighted Alicia’s commitment to project management excellence in construction, she brings a leadership style that inspires high standards and critical thinking, consistently adding value to her role. At Northern Cross, despite numerous challenges, Alicia successfully delivered a sustainable, affordable housing scheme of 191 homes in North Dublin, addressing a critical residential shortage. 

Her extensive experience with complex residential projects and technical expertise has been instrumental in guiding decisions during stressful periods. A key to her project’s success was appointing an experienced constructor, which helped avoid unnecessary costs and delays. Alicia's innovative approach included managing funding for environmental solutions, material procurement, supply chain coordination, and implementing energy efficiency measures, including advising on SEAI Grants. Utilising cutting-edge software and technology for efficient workflow management further endorsed her ability to address adversity with innovative problem-solving. 

The ICE Awards evaluation process allowed Alicia to reflect on her professional achievements and contribution to the industry. From the submission process through the interview phase with the judges to the ICE Gala, it has been a rewarding experience. Her submission entry stood out due to proactive collaboration with stakeholders, ensuring smooth project execution with a focus on innovative, practical, and flexible solutions, prioritising sustainability. 

The ICE Awards are highly prestigious in the Irish construction world, with rigorous judging standards ensuring the best projects are acknowledged. The judges' expertise and the thorough process provided a fair platform to showcase projects and receive valuable feedback. 

This award not only celebrates Alicia's success but also highlights DMC’s ongoing commitment to transforming the construction industry with innovation and high standards.