July 20, 1998
(Works, Services and Transportation)
Hospital redevelopment contracts awarded
Works, Services and Transportation Minister Lloyd Matthews, together with
Health Minister Joan Marie Aylward, today announced more than $25 million in contract work
for redevelopment of hospital facilities in St. John's.
Olympic Construction Ltd., of St. John's was awarded the contract for the
architectural systems and building completion for the new Janeway Health Centre. The
contract, valued at $13,160,000 will begin immediately for completion by March 31, 2000.
Another contract, valued at $5,770,000 was awarded to Sayers and
Associates for the installation of air distribution systems and associated work at the new
Janeway. Work on this project will also begin immediately and be completed by February 9,
The contract for the installation of the electrical systems at the
facility was awarded to Jendore Limited of St. John's. The contract, valued at $4,372,000
will be completed by December 9, 1999.
Marco Services Limited of St. John's was awarded a contract valued at
$2,028,000 for extensions and renovations to emergency and diagnostic imaging departments
of the Health Sciences Centre. This project is scheduled for completion by February 28,
Minister Matthews said redevelopment of hospital facilities in St. John's
represents an investment of $130 million in the province's health care infrastructure. All
work on hospital redevelopment should be completed by the spring of the year 2000.
Contact: Jill Sooley, (709) 729-3015.
1998 07 20 12:35 p.m.