CREC is China's first batch of "innovative enterprises", having 3 national key laboratories, 7 post-doctoral research workstations and 11 national certified technology centers with 5964 valid patents as well as 107 China Science and Technology Progress and Invention Awards. The Company has 2 academicians of Chinese Academy of Engineering, 11 state-level experts with outstanding contributions, 8 Chinese survey and design masters, and 16,000 senior professional and technical personnel. It has accumulatively won 5 Special Prizes and 14 First Prizes of China Science and Technology Progress Award, 107 state-level science and technology progress awards. The Company runs top in China's construction industry regarding to the number of Special Prizes receiving, while taking the lead among all Chinese enterprises in the aspect of the total number of awards. After years of development, CREC has accumulated rich experience in the construction of large bridges, deep-water bridges, tunnels with long distance and large diameter, electrified railways, steel bridge structure, car testing tracks as well as the R&D and manufacture of TBM and high-speed railway turnouts, and gradually gained its own advantages in management and technology.
CREC has designed and built nearly 10,000 bridges worldwide, including Donghai Bridge, the 3rd Macau-Taipa Bridge, Hangzhou Bay Sea-crossing Bridge, Wuhan Tianxingzhou Yangtze River Bridge whose construction techniques have reached the world leading level in many aspects. CREC has rich technical experience in the construction of bridges with large-span, light-weight, high-strength and high-rise pier, and is striving to achieve more in the construction of large-scale, holistic and long bridges while accelerating the construction speed.
As for the construction technique of tunnels and city subways, CREC basically realized informationized construction which has reached national leading level, and some of which has touched even the world leading level in terms of the construction of tunnels and underground engineering works with special geological condition featuring fracture and fault geology, weak surrounding rock, expansive surrounding rock, gas-bearing stratum, water gushing, karst cave, loess and so on.
In terms of railway electrification technology, CREC represents the highest level in China. The high-speed railways built by CREC, such as Beijing-Shanghai High-speed Railway, Beijing-Guangzhou High-speed Railway and so on, has reached world-class in terms of running speed and traffic density.
By the end of 2014, CREC has won 101 National Prizes for Progress in Science and Technology, including 4 grand prizes and 14 first prizes; as well as 2,134 Provincial and Ministerial Grade Prizes for Progress in Science and Technology, which fully demonstrates the scientific and technology innovation capability and technical strength of CREC.
CREC highly values the development and application of new technology, new craft, new material and new equipment. The Company continues to strengthen technology accumulation, enhance construction method development, and improve construction technique as well as management capability to accelerate the generation of fruitful results.
By the end of 2015, CREC holds 166 National Grade Normalized Construction Methods and 1,630 Provincial and Ministerial Grade Normalized Construction Methods.
Improvement of Physical Environment
CRECM has strong technical force and mechanical equipment that can be used in complex geological and hydrological conditions for the constructions of railway, roads, bridges and municipal building with various structures. From beyond the Great Wall to the southern, from the East Sea to the snow-covered plateau, from Asia, Africa, Europe and America to the Antarctic continent, CRECM people with the faith of serving the country and the community, developing the spirit of "the courage to leap and the pursuit for excellence", have perfectly achieved the sacred mission that the state and people delivers during various periods, and left a string of flash footprints in the field of basic construction, making impressive performance in the great cause of improving the geophysical environment of the Earth for mankind's ideal.
Promotion of Economic Development
CRECM has worked hard to become the prop for the national economical development. In 2010, the company has driven the national and local economical growth and promoted the economical development and social progress through the fulfillment of the railway, highway, rail transit, port, government building, airport and other basic facilities in the global market especially the Southeast Asia market, making great contribution on the enlargement of the domestic demand, benefit of people's livelihood and the development of low-carbon economy. In recent years, the operating income of the company has achieved a leapfrog growth year by year, and has been among the 500 top enterprises in the world for 7 years, become the second largest contractor in the world, and constantly created and accumulated quality material wealth.
Leading Industrial Progress
As the main participator and promoter of the development of Chinese and world architecture, the main social responsibility of CRECM is reflected on the influential power and driving force. In the field of recent year's national basic constructions, especially the construction of real estate development and municipal construction, the company has broken through series of technical challenges and owned a whole set of techniques and standard system in exploring, designing and construction through bringing-in and independent innovation, reached the world advanced level, and made up the blank in many fields both domestic and abroad.
Public Welfare Activities
CRECM has actively participated in various public welfare undertakings. CRECM has come out bodily, worked in the first line, and dared to challenge when facing series of serious natural damages, actively take part in the rescue works; broadly participated in the charity affairs, donated both money and materials to help the poor, actively fulfilled the responsibility of central enterprise, and has been highly praised by both the government and public. CRECM insists on the working thought of civilized construction of enterprises and harmonious construction, broadly carried out preferential treatment for families of servicemen, supported construction of police and volunteered for nursing homes, hospitals, streets, communities, schools and other local units. The company fulfilled corporate social responsibility with practical actions, actively promoted social morality and actively built a harmonious society.