Tender leads to share price spike
INVESTORS have shrewdly backed the company that has been awarded the $116 million Coffs Harbour hospital expansion works by the State Government.
CIMIC Group company CPB Contractors has been selected by the Berejiklian Government to complete the new five-storey clinical services building with construction works to start in April.
Completion of the project, which also includes a rooftop heli-pad, an intensive care unit and new surgical, maternity and pediatric wards is earmarked for completion by the end of 2021.
As a result of the recent announcement, shares in Cimic rose 3.2 per cent higher to sit at $44.13 before a slight market correction.
CIMIC Group CEO and managing director Michael Wright said the project further builds on the CIMIC Group’s strong track record in delivering health infrastructure across Australasia through
“We’re particularly proud to be making this contribution to the quality of life and health care in this rapidly growing and important part of regional NSW,” he said.
CPB Contractors managing director Juan Santamaria said the Coffs Harbour Hospital Expansion project builds on CPB Contractors’ recent construction of Sydney’s Northern Beaches Hospital and ongoing work at Nepean Hospital.
“We’re committed to working closely with NSW Health Infrastructure to ensure the safe and timely delivery of this important project,” he said.
An artist’s impression of the $116m Coffs Hospital upgrade.