CHELBI Engineering Consultants, Inc. was founded in 1984 as a joint venture by Louis Berger Group, Inc. (an American company) and CCCC Highway Consultants Co., Ltd. (HPDI) (formerly known as Highway Panning and Design Institute, Ministry of Communications). The Company is the first Sino-foreign joint venture of engineering consulting company in China.
The Company mainly engages in scientific research and consulting service including transport planning, survey and design, bidding agency, traffic safety research and project management. The Company possesser the following qualifications, including Class A qualification certificate for highway design (consisting of highways, extra-large bridges, extra-long tunnels and traffic engineering), Class A qualification certificate for comprehensive engineering survey, Class A qualification certificate for engineering consulting, Class A qualification certificate for project bidding agency as well as Class A qualification certificate for central government-subsidized project bidding agency, Class B qualification certificate for Municipal Utility Engineering for the Design of Urban Roads and Bridges and has been qualified for the certification of ISO9001 quality management system and a quality management system covering all businesses has been established. At present, there are seven business departments, three professional offices and five branches.
Since the establishment, CHELBI has achieved consecutive successes in transport planning and survey and design service by drawing on the advanced technologies and essence of management concepts of the parent companies both in US and China. The Company has become a treasure counselor for clients in reliance on its refined design and reliable quality, and made continuous breakthroughs in bidding agency, project management and traffic safety research, thus becoming an indispensable helper for project construction depending on its rigorous performance and considerate services.
Innovation is the motive power for the sustainable development of CHELBI. The Company has taken the lead in introducing and developing the first CAD system for highway industry in China. In addition, the Company is the first Chinese consultant company obtaining independent bidding right from the Asian Development Bank and compiling the “International Bidding Documents for Highway Construction” based on the loan guidelines of the Asian Development Bank and the World Bank. CHELBI has also made major contributions to the compilation of the first industrial technical standards for highway safety evaluation, exploited and taken the lead in the development of domestic traffic safety evaluation; as a major compilation unit, the Company compiled a series of model bidding documents in domestic highway design, construction and investment, taking the lead in bidding and project management in China.
Excellent quality is the fundamental guarantee for CHELBI’s continuous growth. By adhering to the quality principle of “precise design, reliable consulation, leading technology and proactive service”, CHELBI has always been devoted to providing excellent consultancy services. The Company has offered international and domestic bidding agency services for more than 800 projects with total length of 15000km and investment of RMB 1000 billion, such as Hangzhou Bay Bridge, Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge, Hurongxi Expressway; provided project management consulting services for housing construction,water conservancy and railway projects such as Hengqin Campus of University of Macau,culture venue and reception center of the 12th National Games; accomplished the feasibility study reports for more than 90 highway projects loaned by IFIS and national expressway network projects, including Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge, Xichang-Panzhihua highway of national road 108; and undertaken the survey and design, consulting and auditing work for more than 3500km expressways, such as Rizhao-Dongming Highway in Shandong Province and Meizhou-Heyuan Highway in Guangdong Province. The Company has been awarded the following awards: special prize of Science and Technology Awards of China Highway & Transportation Society, the Silver Award for National Excellent Engineering Design, the first prize of Excellent Design for Highway, the first award of National Excellent Engineering Consulting Achievements Awards as well as many other national and provincial awards. Moreover, the Company has received various honorary titles, such as “Chinese Top Bidding Agency”.
Cooperation and combination of the Chinese company and the US company will motivate vigorous and wonderful launch of innovation. The Company will adhere to the purpose of “quality as foundation, continuous innovation, reliable reputation and sincere service” and create beautiful and bright future by joining hands with foreign and domestic consulting companies.