Estimated to cost KD 35 million ($113 million), the project calls for the construction of a primary healthcare unit for preventive and occupational medical work and a 200-bed secondary healthcare unit. The new four-storey hospital will be a reinforced concrete structure with a total floor space of about 42,000 square metres.
The project will also entail the construction of water and diesel storage tanks, electrical and diesel fire pumps, access and internal roads, a helipad, an underground parking space, 150 staff residence units over a total area of 5,300 square metres, landscaping and related works.
The facilities will take about 30 months to build. The client is Kuwait Oil Company.