Leighton Asia selected for T1 expansion project at Hong Kong Airport

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Construction firm Leighton Asia has been selected as the preferred contractor to deliver the Terminal 1 (T1) Annex Building and Carpark 4 Expansion Project at Hong Kong International Airport in China.

Leighton Asia, a subsidiary of engineering and mining firm CIMIC Group, will receive approximately US$210m for the project. This will include the construction of a seven-storey reinforced concrete structure adjacent to T1, complete with steel truss roof and associated check-in counters, baggage reclaim carousels, departure security screening channels, and departure immigration counters.

The Carpark 4 expansion includes the delivery of an 11-storey reinforced concrete structure connecting to the existing Carpark 4 and T1 arrivals ramp. Construction for both projects will begin in April 2017 with completion scheduled for 2019.

Adolfo Valderas, CEO, CIMIC Group, 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 defense aviation infrastructure, successfully solving complex problems and delivering certainty on large-scale projects that enhance global travel networks.”

Román Garrido, managing director, CPB Contractors and Leighton Asia, 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.”

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