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Four new tenders open for $689m TAS hospital upgrade


Posted by Monica Gameng

The $689 million Royal Hobart Hospital (RHH) Redevelopment project has taken another step forward with the announcement of four more tenders for construction works.

The calls for tenders was made under the Hodgman Liberal Government’s Buy Local Policy which prioritises the participation of local Tasmanian businesses and tradesmen.

The four new tenders opened include works such as external glazing and aluminium louvres, temporary scaffolding, structural steelwork and external cladding.

The project’s Managing Contractor, John Holland Fairbrother Joint Venture, previously awarded contracts worth $7.1 million to three Tasmanian companiesHazell Bros Group Pty Ltd, Howrah Plumbing Pty Ltd and Macquarie Builders Pty Ltd – for works on the State’s largest construction project.

Royal Hobart Hopital Redevelopment fly-through (source: TAS Department of Health and Human Services)

More tender opportunities will be released in the coming days.

Construction is currently on-going and the project is expected to be completed in late 2018.

Local Tasmanian businesses and subcontractors are encouraged to register their interests through the ICN gateway.

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Source: Premier of Tasmania

Monica Gameng

Monica Gameng

As PlantMiner's Marketing Assistant since 2015, Monica is responsible for researching and sharing new and progressing projects within the construction and mining sectors in Australia. It's no surprise that Monica has her finger on the pulse of Australian major projects given she has produced more than 1000 posts. She truly is an industry expert. Monica's passion for educating and inspiring readers saw the PlantMiner blog recognised by Feedspot as one of the Best Australian Construction Blogs in 2018 and 2019. PlantMiner is Australia's largest online construction marketplace. Sign up as a vendor to find and engage with civil and commercial contractors across Australia. Alternatively, if you're looking for plant and equipment you can compare equipment and subcontractor quotes from vendors near you in just a few steps.