Certifications and Awards

Certifications and Awards subtitle.

System Certifications

ISO 9001:2015

ISO 9001 is the international standard that specifies requirements for a quality management system (QMS). Organizations use the standard to demonstrate the ability to consistently provide products and services that meet customer and regulatory requirements. ELS has certified for ISO 9001 Quality Management system since 2009 and currently the certification is upgraded to ISO 9001:2015. ELS was awarded this certification by SGS Lanka(Pvt)Ltd.

ISO 14001:2015

ISO 14001 is the international standard that specifies requirements for an effective environmental management system (EMS). It provides a framework that an organization can follow, rather than establishing environmental performance requirements.ELS has adpted on environmentally friendly process and has taken steps to identify and control their environmental impact and constantly improve their environmental performance. Hence ELS has certified this certification since 2016 and it was awarded by SGS Lanka(Pvt)Ltd.

OHSAS 18001:2007

Occupational Health and Safety Management Certification is an international standard which provides a framework to identify, control and decrease the risks associated with health and safety within the workplace. Implementing the standard will send a clear signal to all that ELS has implemented health and safety as a priority within organisation.Hence ELS has certified this certification since 2016 and it was awarded by SGS Lanka(Pvt)Ltd.

ISO/IEC 17025:2005

ISO/IEC 17025:2005 Laboratory accreditation is an international standard which demonstrate the competence to carry out tests, including sampling. It covers testing performed using standard methods, non-standard methods, and laboratory-developed methods.ELS has certified this certification since 2015 and it was awarded by Sri Lanka Accredation Board(SLAB).

ICTAD Certificate

C1 – Heavy Construction
C2 – Bridge Construction
C3 – Maritime Construction
C5 – Building Construction
C7 – Highway
C7 – Water Supply and Sewerage
C7 – Irrigation and Drainage Canals
C7 – Dredging and Reclamation
C7 – Storm water disposal and Land Drainage

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GP P-1 – Precast Piling
GP B-2 – Bored cast in situ Piling

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SP P-1 – Soil Nail & Stabilization

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Sri Lanka Standards (SLS) Certificates

The SLS mark on products covered by Sri Lanka Standard Institute is an assurance they have been produced to comply with requirements of the relevant standards under a well-defined system of inspection, testing and quality control, which is devised and supervised by the institution and operated by the producer.

The Certification Mark on a commodity or product signifies that the commodity or product is consistently manufactured in accordance with the relevant Sri Lanka Standard Specification and could be purchased with a reasonable assurance of quality. Compliance with the requirements of the specification is assured through regular monitoring of the quality assurance system through audits carried out by qualified Auditors of the Institution and product testing.

SLS 452:1979
Concrete Non-Pressure Pipes

This standard covers requirements of cylindrical pipes, of the non-pressure variety, either reinforced with steel or unreinforced, intended to be used for sewers, culverts, irrigation and drainage.

SLS 855:1989
Cement Blocks

This standard covers requirements of solid, hollow and cellular cement blocks for construction work.

SLS 1397:2010
Fine Aggregates for Concrete & Mortar(M-Sand)

This Sri Lanka Standard specifies the properties of fine aggregates obtained by processing natural or recycled materials and mixture of these aggregates for use in concrete and motar for buildings, roads and civil engineering works.

SLS 1425:2011
Concrete Paving Blocks

This standard covers the requirements for unreinforced cement bound concrete paving blocks. It is applicable to precast concrete paving blocks for both pedestrian use and vehicular use, as in footpath precincts, cycle tracks, car parks, road, industrial areas(including docks and harbours), bus stations and filling stations.



ELS International (Pvt) Ltd. was honored the bronze award for the Export of Business & Professional Services Sector at the 26th Annual NCE Export Awards 2018 held recently in Colombo. ELS International (Pvt) Ltd. received this award for its export performance and growth in exports achieved during the preceding three years encompassing various products and services, product and market development, financial management of the enterprise, quality of products and services, impact on the environment, improvements in productivity leading to efficient management of the enterprise, and special certifications including ISO certifications acquired by an enterprise over the years.

The 26th Annual NCE Export Awards organized by the National Chamber of Exporters of Sri Lanka (NCE) was held on 28th September 2018 in the Main Ballroom of the Shangri-La Hotel, Colombo, with the Chief guest being the Netherlands Ambassador of Sri Lanka, Joanne Doornewaard. Over 50 Sri Lankan exporters of local products including agricultural, rubber, tea, gems, spice and spice-based products, and services providers such as overseas construction companies were felicitated at the ceremony.

The NCE which serves Sri Lankan exporters, and known as the ‘Voice of the Exporters’, has been conducting this event without a break since 1993. It encourages, recognizes and rewards excellence in exporters and service providers to exporters, who make an indispensable and vital contribution to sustain and expand the economy. Award winners have been selected from each of the three major areas – Export of Products, Export of Business and Professional Services, Suppliers and Service Providers to Exporters. The structure and content of the awards scheme and evaluation criteria has been continuously refined over the years with the inclusion of new features, to become the benchmark for similar award schemes in Sri Lanka. Awards in respect of the various product and services sectors was presented in the form of Gold, Silver, and Bronze trophies to applicants who reach the minimum standard set by an independent professional panel of judges representing the various disciplines related to exports.

This award is a great honor for the staff and employees who work for ELS International (Pvt) Ltd. in the Maldives and contribute to its construction work. This award was received by Director Mr. W.A.A.W. Bandara, Business Development Manager Mr. Hanshan Vithanage, and Country Manager – Manager (Maldives) Mr. Randil Asiri.

National Award for Construction Performance of Kotagala Tunnel

ELS received a National Award for Construction Performance of Kotagala Tunnel.Construction of Kotagala road tunnel by under passing the existing live railway track by ELS Construction Pvt Ltd has been a benchmark in Sri Lankan construction industry, as it is the 100% Sri Lankans built first road tunnel in the country.

This is the first National Award which was received by ELS group during wonderful journey of 25 years of success. The awards ceremony was held on 26th February 2018 at BMICH with the formidable presence of the President Maithripala Sirisena and Minister Sajith Premadasa.The award was handed over to ELS Directors by Minister Sajith Premadasa and Deputy Minister Indika Bandaranayaka.

ELS won MASCO award 2017

The MASCO awards 2017, organized by the Mass Communication Association of Sri Lanka was held in Hotel Ramada in Colombo on 04th September 2017.The event was held under the auspices of the Speaker of parliament, Karu Jayasuriya.

ELS received a special award for the dedicated service it renders for the develpoment and welfare of Sri Lanka, safeguarding the honor and pride of the country and the ethics and prestige of the business sector. The award was handed over to Director of ELS group of companies, Mr.Anura Vithanage by Speaker Karu Jayasuriya recently.

ICTAD Certificate

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