CIMIC’S CPB CONTRACTORS WINS NZ$221M CHRISTCHURCH METRO SPORTS FACILITY
CIMIC Group company CPB Contractors has been selected by Ōtākaro Ltd to deliver the Christchurch Metro Sports Facility, the largest aquatic and indoor recreation and community venue in New Zealand.
The contract will generate revenue of approximately NZ$221million to CPB Contractors.
The three-building facility will cater to local and international events, with construction including a 10-lane competition pool with seating for 1,000 spectators, swim leisure area, nine indoor netball and basketball courts and a show court with retractable seating for 2,500 spectators.
CIMIC Group Chief Executive Officer Michael Wright said: “This project continues CPB Contractors’ long track record of providing important infrastructure in New Zealand.
“In particular, CPB Contractors has taken a leading role delivering critical infrastructure for the Christchurch community, including the Christchurch Hospital Acute Services Building and Te Pae the Christchurch convention and exhibition centre, both currently in delivery.”
CPB Contractors Managing Director Juan Santamaria said: “As a leading construction company in New Zealand, CPB Contractors draws on local experience and international expertise to deliver leading infrastructure projects providing sustained social and economic benefits.
“CPB Contractors is strongly focused on providing opportunities for local businesses and working closely with Ōtākaro Ltd to safely deliver this important new facility.”
Construction is scheduled to commence in May 2019 and be completed late 2021.
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CIMIC Group (ASX:CIM) is an engineering-led construction, mining, services and public private partnerships leader working across the lifecycle of assets, infrastructure and resources projects. CIMIC Group comprises our construction business CPB Contractors, including Leighton Asia and Broad, our mining and mineral processing companies Thiess and Sedgman, our services specialist UGL and our public private partnerships arm Pacific Partnerships – all supported by our in-house engineering consultancy EIC Activities. Our mission is to generate sustainable shareholder returns by delivering innovative and competitive solutions for clients and safe, fulfilling careers for our people. With a history since 1899, and around 50,000 people in 20 countries, we strive to be known for our principles of Integrity, Accountability, Innovation and Delivery, underpinned by Safety. CIMIC is a member of the S&P/ASX 100 index, the Dow Jones Sustainability Australia Index and FTSE4Good.