Grupo Puentes receives the land in Chile where it will build three hospitals

26 May 2021

On May 24, 2021, Grupo Puentes received the land associated with the “Red Maule Concession”, which includes the construction and subsequent operation under concession of three hospitals located in the cities of Cauquenes, Constitución and Parral, all of them in the Maule Region of Chile.
The award of this contract, developed by the Ministry of Public Works of Chile, was obtained on March 27, 2021, being awarded to the Ibero-Asian Consortium, formed by the Spanish company Puentes y Calzadas Grupo de Empresas (“Grupo Puentes”) and its parent company China Road and Bridge Corporation (“CRBC”). This is the first project that both companies have bid jointly, having been successfully awarded the contract.
This concession contract considers the design, construction and maintenance of the infrastructure, provision, maintenance and replacement of medical equipment and non-clinical furniture of the three facilities by Sociedad Concesionaria Red Maule S.A. The Concessionaire Company will also be responsible for obtaining all the necessary economic resources to undertake the execution of the construction works and medically equip the hospitals so that the health facilities are operational.