Construction

New Al Ain Hospital work 89% complete

The project has a total built-up area of 347,000sqm

89% of the construction work at the New Al Ain Hospital project is complete according to Abu Dhabi General Services Company (Musanada). The $1.2bn project is being developed in collaboration with Abu Dhabi Health Services Company (SEHA).

According to a statement, work is progressing as per the agreed completion schedule. 99% of the utility works, 96% of the main building works, 97% of the electromechanical works and 89% of the architectural works are now complete Musanada says.

Musanada states that there are approximately 3,100 workers along with six main contractors engaged in the project, which started in March 2014. The company notes that all the concrete works of the main and utility buildings are complete, in addition to the steel structures.

The commissioning of 10 substations in coordination with Al Ain Distribution Company is also complete, as per Musanada. The company has now begun the initial commissioning and testing of the new hospital’s systems in line with the agreed plan to start the handover process of the project facilities to SEHA. The installation of solar panels on the rooftop is now also complete.

The new hospital will have 719 beds, including 510 beds for general medicine, surgery, children’s ward and maternity and royal suites, 67 for ICU, 142 for medical rehabilitation. It will also include 104 advanced specialised clinics, 17 radiology rooms for X-ray, CT Scan and MRI services and 22 specialised rooms for endoscopy diagnosis and procedures. There will also be an educational and simulation building equipped with simulation rooms, learning halls, and a central library.

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