AtkinsRéalis announced that it will undertake the operations and maintenance work at the Centre Hospitalier de l’Université de Montreal (CHUM), one of the largest hospital centres in Canada. The contract is set within a public private partnership (P3) and will span a 26-year period.

“At AtkinsRéalis, the vast scope of work we undertake in the healthcare sector supports our commitment to communities and is aligned with our purpose,” said Ian L. Edwards, president and CEO at AtkinsRéalis.  “Our operations, maintenance and asset management capabilities, the in-depth knowledge of our local teams and excellent reputation in project delivery have enabled us to continue to grow our business in this sector across Canada.”

The contract will be delivered by the AtkinsRéalis Operations and Maintenance (O&M) team, and will leverage expertise in engineering and project management that include:

  • maintenance of hospital structure, building systems and support systems;
  • life cycle (replacement) management of all the equipment under the Company’s supervision;
  • use of advanced automation systems to monitor and continue to optimize the CHUM’s energy use.

“Our healthcare system is facing a matrix of urgent problems, and by delivering reliable facilities management services supported by our in-house asset management, engineering and digital specialists, we help authorities focus on delivering care to patients,” said Stéphanie Vaillancourt, president, Canada at AtkinsRéalis. “This contract reflects our commitment to delivering top-notch Operations and Maintenance solutions that enhance the operational efficiency of healthcare infrastructure. It will also increase our presence in the hospital segment of the Canadian P3 market and the backlog for AtkinsRéalis.”

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AtkinsRéalis manages the operation and maintenance work of many hospital infrastructures across Canada, including:

  • Toronto Center for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH)
  • Restigouche Hospital Center
  • Gander and Grand Falls-Windsor Long Term Care Sites
  • The McGill University Health Centre (MUHC)
  • North Battleford Hospital

Featured image: Centre Hospitalier de l’Université de Montreal. (Arium Design)

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