Pulse 01/07/2013 Planning Australia SA Health Partnership is planning to build the New Royal Adelaide Hospital in Adelaide. The project entails building an 800-bed facility, with 40 operating theaters and a 2,300-space underground parking garage. Construction is expected to be completed in 2016. SA Health Partnership is a consortium made up of Macquarie Capital, contractor Hansen Yuncken, Leighton Contractors, and Spotless, a facilities management firm. The project is valued at $3.2 billion. SA Health Partnership, North Terrace Blvd., Adelaide. DR#12-00688065. Bolivia Empresa Nacional de Electricidad (ENDE), the state power utility, has signed a memorandum of understanding with Sinohydro Corp. Ltd.,
The market is generally healthy and steadily growing, and margins are up for large specialty contractors. Further, advances in design tools and owner demand for collaboration are giving subcontractors a seat at the table early on in projects.