South Africa: construction of US$8.5m Pinehaven hospital underway

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Aveng Greinaker-LTA has said that construction of a US $8.5 Million hospital at Pinehaven, Johannesburg is on track and is expected to end on schedule.

According to LTA’s building business unit MD Marc Meire, the hospital construction site is until last year, under Netcare Properties, a healthcare provider: construction that started last year August and is expected to end in four months time from now.

“The bulk of the structure is nearing completion. Brickwork, plaster and other wet trades, as well as first-fix services and bulk services installations, are in progress. Further, we are exceptionally pleased to have been awarded another contract through our established relationship with the Netcare Group,” said Aveng Meire.

He also added that the construction works was delayed as a result of last years few weeks metalworkers strike that started in July, making the deadline of the project be extended by two weeks.

He said the project had afforded Netcare Pinehaven Hospital a chance to showcase Aveng Grinaker-LTA’s extensive experience in the area of hospital construction.

The hospital is being built on a 14 000 m2, and the planned is a double-storey that will comprise of a reinforced concrete frame with flat slabs.