Construction works are on the horizon for WA's $207m Karratha Health Campus, with the successful tenderer for the project, Joint Venture Cooper & Oxley and Brookfield Multiplex, due to commence work in mid-2016.
The consutrction works are expected to cost around $90m and follows LandCorp's preliminary earthworks that were undertaken in 2014-15.
What's even more exciting, is that PlantMiner's platform connected the procurement team of the project with trusted suppliers in the area, resulting in one PlantMiner supplier winning a $170K job for site amenities and office set-ups.
Bird's eye view of Karratha. Source: Karratha Visitor Centre
The Health Campus will replace Nickol Bay Hospital and will support health facilities in Roebourne, Tom Price, Onslow and Paraburdoo.
The 40-bed facility is the largest public hospital investment in regional WA's history and is expected to be completed in 2018. Karratha Health Campus will boast:
- expanded emergency department
- new surgical centre
- new delivery suits and maternity wing
- improved technology through world-class Telehealth services
- new and expanded outpatient and essential services e.g. child health and medical imaging
- a helipad
- additional health services such as physiotherapy, speech therapy, counselling, mental health support, etc
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