PCL Construction Awarded Contract for Calgary Cancer Centre

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Calgary – Buildings & Civil Construction

Calgary, Alberta (June 15, 2017) – The PCL family of companies is pleased to announce that PCL Construction Management Inc. (Calgary) has been awarded the $1.1 billion design-build contract for the new Calgary Cancer Centre project, as part of the governments $1.4 billion overall project budget.
 

PCL president and CEO Dave Filipchuk said, “PCL is honored to be leading the team that will bring this world-class facility to Calgary, knowing that we can help make a very real difference in our community to cancer patients and their families. Our company takes pride in all of the projects we build, and the Calgary Cancer Centre will be another exceptional facility where our health-care building expertise shines through.”

The Calgary Cancer Centre is PCL’s largest design-build lump sum project to date. The new facility will measure over two million square feet, including a 1,650-stall underground parking garage and a 984 linear foot elevated walkway that connects with existing facilities. There will be 160 inpatient beds; fifteen new radiation vaults; outpatient cancer clinics; a clinical trials unit; and research laboratories.

The vision for the centre is to deliver leading comprehensive cancer care that integrates patient- and family-focused care, education, prevention, screening, and cancer research. It will also be one of the most energy efficient hospitals in North America, and LEED® Silver certification is targeted.

PCL is looking forward to working with the Province and local partners DIALOG and Stantec on this project. Construction will begin in late 2017 and is scheduled for completion in 2022.

About PCL Construction 

PCL is a group of independent construction companies that carries out work across Canada, the United States, the Caribbean, and in Australia. These diverse operations in the civil infrastructure, heavy industrial, and buildings markets are supported by a strategic presence in 31 major centers. Together, these companies have an annual construction volume of $8.3 billion, making PCL the largest contracting organization in Canada and one of the largest in North America. Watch us build at PCL.com.

For media inquiries, please contact:

Shane Jones
Media Relations Specialist
PCL Construction
(780) 733-5107
srjones@pcl.com