CAMBRIDGE, ON, Nov. 18, 2013 /CNW/ - Infrastructure Ontario and
Cambridge Memorial Hospital have released a request for proposals to
prequalified companies to build and finance the hospital's expansion
and redevelopment project.
A request for qualifications, issued in June 2013, prequalified the
following companies with the construction and financial capacity to
undertake a project of this size and complexity:
Bondfield Construction Company Limited
EllisDon Capital Inc.
Graham Construction and Engineering LP & Harbridge + Cross Limited, JV
PCL Constructors Canada Inc.
WCC Construction Canada ULC
The project includes a combination of renovations and new construction
at the hospital. A new acute care wing will be built to include:
clinical services, including a surgical suite, birthing suite, emergency
department, medical/surgical unit, intensive care unit, maternal
newborn unit, pediatric unit and mental health unit
clinical support services , including a laboratory and central supply
a medical education campus, main entrance, lobby, registration and
Major interior renovations will occur in the existing 'B Wing' and will
support upgrades primarily to the rehabilitation, medical surgical,
emergency and diagnostic imaging units.
Once submissions to the request for proposals are received and
evaluated, the successful project team is expected to be selected and
announced in summer 2014. Construction is expected to begin shortly
Infrastructure Ontario and the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care are
working with Cambridge Memorial Hospital to expand and renovate the
facility, which will remain publicly owned, publicly controlled and
Infrastructure Ontario is a Crown agency of the Province of Ontario that delivers large,
complex infrastructure renewal projects on time and on budget. Over the
last six years, the province has applied Infrastructure Ontario's
alternative financing and procurement model to 83 major projects valued
at approximately $38 billion, saving taxpayers an estimated $3 billion.
Infrastructure Ontario also manages one of the largest real estate
portfolios in Canada, provides municipalities and eligible public
sector clients with financing to renew public infrastructure, and
leverages its private-sector expertise to manage major commercial
transactions on behalf of the province.
Visit www.infrastructureontario.ca and www.cmh.org for more information.
Deb Matthews, Minister of Health and Long-Term Care
"Our government is committed to the expansion and redevelopment of
Cambridge Memorial. This project will result in expanded programs and
services for patients, ensuring they have access to the right care, in
the right place and at the right time - a key pillar of our Action Plan
for Health Care."
John Milloy, MPP for Kitchener Centre
"The expansion and redevelopment of Cambridge Memorial Hospital is great
news for families in our community. Reaching this milestone brings us
another step closer to having more medical services for people who need
it the most now, and for generations to come."
Patrick Gaskin, President and CEO, Cambridge Memorial Hospital
"This is an exciting day for our hospital and our community. We are here
as a result of hard work from our staff and partners. I am thrilled our
detailed concepts are being shared with construction experts - one of
whom will us realize our vision for a completely transformed and modern
hospital for Cambridge and North Dumfries."
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SOURCE: Infrastructure Ontario
For further information:
Cambridge Memorial Hospital
519-621-2333, Ext. 2427