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Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Image CC credit Edward Musiak

Carillion wins Saudi hospital deal

Carillion Saudia Arabia has been awarded a deal with the Aldara Medical Corporation to deliver Phase II of the Aldara Hospital and Medical Centre in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

Expected to have a construction value of approximately £70 million, the Aldara Hospital and Medical Centre is being built to address growing demand for high-quality health care in Riyadh, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and in the wider GCC region.

This new facility will be a state of the art hospital and the largest outpatient centre in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and will provide some of the most advanced medical services in the world. It will employ world-class medical staff, have an advanced IT platform, adopt the latest medical innovations and have leading-edge facilities for training and education. It is also expected to stimulate employment in the health care sector, offering opportunities for Saudi professionals to work in a leading, innovative facility.

Carillion chief executive, Richard Howson, said:

“We are delighted to have been selected to deliver this prestigious project, our second hospital project in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, which offers significant opportunities for growth that contribute to the improving outlook in our Middle East markets. We look forward to working closely with the Aldara Medical Corporation and to using our extensive experience in the healthcare sector to ensure that the Aldara Hospital and Medical Centre is completed to the highest standards.”

Last month saw joint venture Al Futtaim Carillion sign contracts worth around £300 million to build two major luxury hotels in Dubai. This project, which was classified as a probable order in Carillion’s Interim Management Statement on 7 May 2014, further strengthens Carillion’s position in the Middle East


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