The CPB company of the Cimic group, an ACS subsidiary, will build the first phase of a new hospital in Bundaberg, a city in the state of Queensland (Australia), for a total value of 717 million euros (1,200 million Australian dollars), following the award of the contract by the government of the region.
CPB will be responsible for the design of the new hospital project. It includes a six-storey building, adding in a statement that it “will be able to proceed” with the construction phase.
The new hospital is part of the Queensland Health and Hospitals Plan. Its budget is 5.847 billion euros (A$9.78 billion).
ACS Group to build a modern healthcare facility Cimic Group CEO Juan Santamaria says it is a “major project that will provide a modern health centre”.
The new healthcare centre will have spaces reserved for emergency, surgical, paediatric and mental health services.
The project will employ 500 people and generate more than 2,500 local jobs during construction. Completion is scheduled for the second half of 2027.
Recent Cimic projects in Australia
Cimic reported on 31 July that its subsidiary UGL has been awarded a contract for the expansion of an energy storage battery owned by global renewables giant Neoen on the Western Downs, some 250 kilometres west of the Australian city of Brisbane.
The announcement of the expansion comes some six months after UGL was awarded the contract to install high-voltage infrastructure, as well as Tesla batteries, at Neoen’s energy storage facility on the Western Downs, according to a statement released today by CIMIC.
The expansion work, executed by CIMIC subsidiary UGL and Tesla, will increase the capacity of the Western Downs energy storage battery to 270 megawatts / 540 megawatt-hours, according to a statement from the company, which did not specify the amount of its revenue.