Albania is considered an attractive place for the development of free economy, which has been prohibited with law in the beginnings of 1990- years. In the year of 1992 this place in the heart of the Mediterranean , was ranged into the countries with democratic economy .It’s various nature with little infrastructure development has been an impulse for the different private investors to give their contribution in the country modernization, which has been oriented into an farmer economy , and less into the industrial one . With the commencement of the democracy, one new strong era and aspiration arrived, which lead the Albanian people, to improve the life conditions .The business development with other countries ,the building of manufacture workshops and also the development of internal market brought changes also in the social structure of the cities. These changes were passed with demographic movements toward the urban centers, overcrowding them. This population movement trajectory arises in a progressive way , it has requested and still requests the increase of building, infrastructure and different entertainment environments .Also the locals oriented towards the request and offer of quality , for which they were influenced dynamically from knowledge brought by the emigration. Thus, an urgent need for new buildings and multi floors arose, where the premises for opening of the first construction companies in Albania were created. Lots of Albanian Enterprisers established the first construction companies, contributing in the country development. One of the first construction Companies is VEGA, for which please read the following…
HISTORY AND PROFILE
Based on the above vigorous changes, Mr. Alkesander Gavoci, who’s had a previous experience in other private activities, decided to found a construction company named VEGA. This decision was also influenced by the large number of properties inherited from his family.
VEGA beginnings date back in 1999. The President and sole shareholder Mr. Aleksander Gavoci put his heart on this company, VEGA, denomination of each does not only represent a mixture of the family name but also an engagement to VEGA as a family.
At that time, the company was mainly focused on construction of residential buildings on its shareholder’s private properties in the capital city of Albania, Tirana.
Even VEGA’s modest activity in the first year of the foundation was limited; construction of residential buildings in very favorite areas of Tirana gave to the company a very successful startup which created very good conditions for expansion in the construction sector.
Later on, rose up the supporting companies, such as Shkodra Beton specialized in concrete production and transport and Shkodra Inert specialized on production of stone aggregates. In a very short time both of these companies, was not only supporting companies for VEGA construction projects, but as well started to sell their products to third parties.
Due to the high levels of its business turn-over, Vega joined the VIP group of companies in the year 2001. Its fiscal activity is under the jurisdiction of the Biggest Tax Payment Office – Tirana. The company is as well a member of the Albanian Chamber of Commerce, Chamber of Commerce of Tirana, American Chamber of Commerce, British Chamber of Commerce, and German Chamber of Commerce.
Actually do to company internal development the companies were consolidated into VEGA as Construction Group specialized in design, production of raw material for construction, inland and maritime transportation, import and trading of construction materials and products, civil and industrial constructions, private and public constructions.
We have expanded our activity in some cities of Albania, such as Durres, Lac, etc, but not only. We have our Representative office in Turkey which supports our import-export activities. In more than 12th year of activity, VEGA has accomplished a very good part of its objectives and has already started working on very ambitious projects who will serve next generates in Albania, aiming Balkan region also.
MISSION & OBJECTIVES
VEGA’s stands per Vigor, Energy, Guarantee and Achievement
Vega’s mission has not changed since her foundation. For us it is important combination of integrity, hard work, professionalism, in order to generate a higher quality of life not only driven to consumers but also employees and partners. This twelve years of experience has shown that’s what once we use to call dreams, today these are projects in execution.
Our mission has been and still is the continuous investment in the construction industry and production of constructions materials in the country, also investing in our team and partners. We want to give our modest contribution to increase the exports in Albania and create one of the larger companies that operates in construction industry with the aim to be well-known even in the Balkan region. Our goal is not only to increase the economically the company, but to better invest the earnings in benefit of Albanian imagine. Participation in realization of public investments financed by international organizations and the Albanian Government has made us an active participant in rebuilding and modernizing of the infrastructure of Albania.
HUMAN RESOURCES AND VALUES
VEGA Group projects and activities are supported by a very high experienced and professional staff. A part of our staff has accompanied the company since its beginning. Then, according to activity expansion, we have gathered other professional staff into our group. Executives have been also time to time foreign specialists, who have brought to VEGA Group new methodology of works and advanced knowledge. We can offer a full support to any various projects, not only to Vega group projects but even to third parties projects. Our staff includes:
- Financiers & economists
- Construction engineers
- Civil engineers
- Execution engineers
- Preventive engineers
- Mechanical engineers
- Electrical engineers
- Suerveyor engineers
- Hydrothechnic engineers
- Environmental engineers
- Logistic engineers
- Administrative staff
- Marketing staff
- Crew Masters
- Security officer
- Laboratory thechnician
- Skilled workers
- Blue Collars
Total number of VEGA Group employees is more than 2 hundred. Also, is worth to mention that we also collaborate with external specialists and studios.
VEGA owes a thanks to all, for their daily engagement and contribution to maintain high the spirit of the company.
QUALITY & SAFETY
Quality represents our company health. During our work we are very rigorous in maintaining the quality of our products, by a continuous quality management, plans and inspections.
VEGA is a certified company, according to the following:
QUALITY CERTIFICATION BUREAU ITALIA
Certificate of Conformity to
ISO 9001:2008 standard n. Q-1237-12
Code: EA 28a & 29a & 16
Scope: Construction and renovation of civil and industrial buildings, road
infrastructure, bridges, water pipes and sewerage systems. Trading of
scrap iron. Production and sales of concrete and inert materials.
VEGA EN ISO 14001:2004
TUV AUSTRIA Certificate
Management System as per EN ISO 14001:2004
Certificate No. 20 104 112006689
“Purchase and collection of scrap materials, production of concrete and inert materials, and construction of civil and industrial buildings”
VEGA’s daily basis goal on every project is to safeguard its employees and protect the environment. We believe that every accident, and therefore every injury, is preventable, and we embed that philosophy into every Vega’s project through a combination of technical field procedures and ongoing training programs. We have in our company a security and Safety Officer in every site of works, who is responsible for maintaining and controlling security and safety conditions according to Albanian law regulations. Every employee has authority to stop work process – if it’s not safe, don’t do it. All employees are obliged to respect all obligations and rights set forth in the rules of technical security and protection at work. The result is exceptional safety performance, even in hazardous work environments, severe weather, and remote locations.
In 12 year of activity the companies have never suffered any incident at work.