CIMIC’S Leighton Asia scoops Hong Long Airport expansion contract

By Catherine Sturman
CIMIC Group company, Leighton Asia, has been selected by Airport Authority Hong Kong to deliver the Terminal 1 (T1) Annex Building and Carpark 4 Expansi...

CIMIC Group company, Leighton Asia, has been selected by Airport Authority Hong Kong to deliver the Terminal 1 (T1) Annex Building and Carpark 4 Expansion Project at Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA).

Revenue to Leighton Asia, which is part of CIMIC Group construction company CPB Contractors, is approximately A$278 million.

CIMIC Group Chief Executive Officer Adolfo Valderas said: “CIMIC Group and Leighton Asia are pleased to be involved in the expansion of Hong Kong International Airport and to contribute our major project experience to accommodate the future growth of one of the world’s busiest aviation hubs.

“We have diverse design and engineering capabilities in delivering new and upgraded commercial and defence aviation infrastructure, successfully solving complex problems and delivering certainty on large-scale projects that enhance global travel networks.”

CPB Contractors and Leighton Asia Managing Director Román Garrido said: “Leighton Asia’s building expertise and strong track record of successfully delivering projects in busy, live operational environments are part of our core capabilities.

“We are committed to working with our client to achieve the project’s planned operational, social and economic benefits through innovative and cost-effective solutions.”

The project will expand the existing Terminal Building at HKIA, including the construction of a seven-storey reinforced concrete structure with steel truss roof with associated new check-in counters, baggage reclaim carousels, departure security screening channels, and departure immigration counters.

Works on the Carpark 4 facilities expansion include the delivery of an 11-storey reinforced concrete structure connecting to the existing Carpark 4 and Terminal 1 arrivals ramp.

Construction is scheduled to commence in April 2017 and be completed in 2019.

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