SNC-Lavalin will modernize Canadian hospitals
Major expansion and refurbishment work will take place at the Hôpital de Chicoutimi, the Hôpital de Sept-Îles and the Hôpital Charles Le Moyne. A central element of the projects will be the expansion and redevelopment of operating theaters and specialist care units in hospitals.
SNC-Lavalin’s Engineering Services Group and its consortium partners will provide design and engineering, site monitoring, building information modeling (BIM) management and value engineering services to the project over the next five years.
SNC-Lavalin will also support efforts to achieve LEED building environmental certifications, in recognition of the decarbonization of the three sites’ portfolio. The project teams, based in the company’s offices in Montreal and Quebec, will be made up of structural, civil, mechanical and electrical engineers with “significant” experience in hospital projects, the contractor said.
“SNC-Lavalin has a long history of working on projects that have a unique and lasting impact on the cities and communities it serves in Canada and around the world,” said Ian Edwards, President and CEO of the company. .
“We know that governments are investing heavily in infrastructure, including public investment in healthcare, and we are well positioned to capture a good portion of this spending as we have the regional and global expertise in our business. of engineering services in the fields of health and life sciences,” added Edwards.