Project Details
Name :
Kuwait Cancer Center Construction Project
Tender Type :
Project
Territory :
Kuwait
Description :
Design, construction, equipping, furnishing, operation and maintenance of a 12-storey Cancer Center comprising (600) beds, including associated facilities.
Budget($) :
625,000,000 
Cost($) :
17860
Period :
2023
Invitation Date :
 
Post Date :
April 26, 2012 
Closing Date :
January 25, 2012 
Status :
Current Project 
Last Updated :
January 3, 2023 
Category :
Construction & Contracting, Medical & Healthcare,
Remarks
Notes
 
Tender No. S/MKE/17/2011-2012 The Kuwait Cancer Center project will be located in Sabah area and cover an area of 2.1 million square feet. The cancer center's main functions will be for diagnosis to complement an existing hospital for cancer treatment. The facility is expected to be one of largest in the world. It will include over 600 inpatient beds, six linear accelerators for radiation therapy, an emergency department, operating rooms, treatment rooms, nurses' stations, doctor's offices, pharmacy and other spaces. A connecting multistory parking garage will accommodate more than 1,300 cars. The building shall also incorporate inpatient and outpatient facilities. The outpatient functions will be zoned in the west building - closest to the building entry and parking garage for easy access. Horizontal connections allow direct access to imaging and intervention functions in the east building. Inpatient beds will be located in the east side of the building. Tender documents can be obtained from: Central Tenders Committee (CTC) Safat 13011, Kuwait. Phone: (+965) 240 1200 Fax: (+965) 241 6574. A pre-tendering meeting will be held at 10:00 AM on May 15, 2011 at office of the Ministry of Health. Enquiries and reservations regarding the tender should be submitted within two weeks from the date of announcement of tender, otherwise they will be disregarded. The national manpower rate certificate, issued by the Ministry of Social Affairs & Labour shall be valid for one year and to be submitted with the submittal of the offer. Bid bond is KD 4,300,000
January 3, 2023

Construction works are progressing and completion expected by December 2023.

 
July 15, 2022

As part of the periodic follow-up of health development projects, the Undersecretary of the Ministry of Health paid a visit to the new Kuwait Cancer Control Center project in the Al-Sabah Specialized Medical District and reviewed the percentage of completion of work and the expected date of the center’s opening. This medical project is being built on an area of 65,000 square meters. It consists of 3 buildings, in addition to attached kitchen and laundry facility, and a multi-storey car parking building to accommodate 1,950 cars.

 
April 12, 2022

The Client has recently obtained preliminary approvals from the Central Agency for Public Tenders, regarding the extension of the contract for the design, construction, medical equipment, furnishing and operational maintenance of the Kuwait Cancer Control Center project, for a period of 13 months, starting from January 23, 2022, until February 22, 2023.

 
June 21, 2021

MEP & internal finishing works are in progress on this scheme. Project is expected to be completed by end of 2021.

 
May 12, 2020

Facade and glass works are currently in progress on this scheme.

 
February 25, 2019
Structural, MEP and internal works are in progress. The project is expected to be completed in September 2019
September 5, 2018
Work is underway on this development. 
December 24, 2017
Construction works are still underway on this scheme. The Center, which is located on an area of 227 square meters, has operating theaters, wards and medical laboratories equipped with latest state-of-the-art technology. The center has a capacity of 618 beds and a multi-parking building to accommodate about 1,950 cars. The quality of the facade selected for the center is distinguished with features of sustainability, endurance and the ability to absorb noise and ensure the comfort of patients. The project is expected to be handed over in April 2019
September 10, 2015
Construction work is currently in progress. 
June 24, 2014
It is understood that construction works have not yet commenced on this development. 
February 5, 2014
US' KJWW Engineering Consultants has been appointed to provide engineering design services on this scheme. KJWW will provide mechanical, electrical, plumbing and technology design along with some structural design. 
September 13, 2013
Alghanim International, on behalf of the client, has commissioned NBBJ and Gulf Consult to undertake the design of this new hospital. 
July 2, 2012
CTC has approved an estimated $617.5-million contract to local Alghanim International General Trading & Contracting on this scheme. CTC approval is the last step before a formal contract is made. 
February 1, 2012
Nine groups have submitted bids for the main construction contract. A joint venture of local Bayan National Trading Company and Turkey's Ozge & Limak is understood to be the lowest bidder at $545 million, followed by a joint venture of Kuwaiti Manager Real Estate Projects Management Company and Spain's Becsa at $604 million. The third lowest bid has been submitted by local Alghanim International General Trading & Contracting at $618 million. 
January 4, 2012
Client has further extended the deadline to submit bids for the main construction contract from the previous deadline of December 27, 2011
November 29, 2011
Tender closing date has once again been extended from the previous deadline of November 27, 2011
November 22, 2011
Tender closing date has once again been extended from the previous deadline of November 13, 2011
October 20, 2011
Client has further extended the deadline to submit bids for the main construction contract from the previous deadline of October 11, 2011
September 14, 2011
Tender closing date has once again been extended from the previous deadline of September 11, 2011. CTC has given its approval to include the names of following to the list of companies invited to participate in this tender:
1) Al-Hani Construction & Trading Company, with Sinohydro Corporation
2) Copri Construction Enterprises Company
August 8, 2011
Tender closing date has been further extended from the previous deadline of August 09, 2011
June 20, 2011
Tender closing date has been extended from the previous deadline of June 07, 2011. Client has pre-qualified (17) groups for the main construction contract. They include:
1. RECAFCO - Local - Hyundai Development Company, Korea
2. Mohammed Abdul Mohsin Al- Kharafi & Sons Company - Local - German Medical Services (GMS)
3. First United General Trading & Contracting Company
4. Ahmadiah Contracting & Trading Company
5. Combined Group Contracting Company
6. Al Faluiji United Group General Trading & Contracting Company - Local - Portakabin Shebered Constructora Sanjose
7. Burhan International Construction company - Local Dosan Engineering & Construction Company
8. Al-Hani Construction & Trading Company - Local - Deluxe Building Systems Inc.
9. Associated Construction Company - Local - Studio Altieri & Others
10. Alghanim international General Trading & Contracting Company
11. Asico Construction - Local - Athens Construction
12. Kuwait Manager Real Estate Projects Management Company
13. Al-Sager General Trading & Contracting Company - Local - Shapoorji Pallongi
14. Bayan National Trading Company - Local - Ozge + Limak
15. Kuwait Systems General Trading & Contracting Company - Local - Orascom
16. Hi-Slant Contracting & Trading Company - Local - Yuksel Insaat AS
17. International Buildings Company - Local - Strabag
Client Details
  • Ministry of Health (Kuwait)
  • Address : Ministry of Health Bldg., Jamal Abdulnasser Street, Al Solaibeykhat Area
  • Pin : 5
  • City : Safat 13001
  • Telephone : (+965) 24878168 / 24878422 / 24863460/ 3460/2495
  • Fax :
Awarded Consultants
Design Consultant
Address : 85, Fifth Avenue, 10th Floor
City : New York, NY 10003
Postal/Zip Code :
Country : United States of America
Phone : (+1-212) 924 9000
Fax : (+1-212) 924 9292
Email :
Contact Persons /Website: http://www.nbbj.com
Address : 623, 26th Ave., Rock Island
City : Illinois 61201
Postal/Zip Code :
Country : United States of America
Phone : (+1-309) 788 0673
Fax : (+1-309) 786 5967
Email :
Contact Persons /Website: http://www.kjww.com
Address : 25th Floor, Baitak Tower, Abdullah Al Salem Street
City : Safat 13011
Postal/Zip Code : 1031
Country : Kuwait
Phone : (+965) 2266 9600
Fax : (+965) 2265 6830 / 2263 9117
Email : [email protected]
Contact Persons /Website: https://www.pace-me.com
Address : Block 1, Street 5, Plot 146, Shuwaikh Industrial Area 1
City : Safat 13085
Postal/Zip Code : 22412
Country : Kuwait
Phone : (+965) 2484 6175 / 2484 0876 / 2247 8614 / 5
Fax : (+965) 2484 9532
Email : [email protected]
Contact Persons /Website: https://www.gckuwait.com
Integrated Oncology Solutions Provider
Address : ATC Tower, Salmiya, Salem Al Mubarak Street Block 4, Street 1 opposite Laila Tower
City : Hawalli 32060
Postal/Zip Code : 44558
Country : Kuwait
Phone : (+965) 2224 7444 / 188 5599
Fax : (+965) 2571 1761/2
Email :
Contact Persons /Website: http://www.atc.com.kw
MEP Design Consultant
Address : 623, 26th Ave., Rock Island
City : Illinois 61201
Postal/Zip Code :
Country : United States of America
Phone : (+1-309) 788 0673
Fax : (+1-309) 786 5967
Email :
Contact Persons /Website: http://www.kjww.com
Awarded Contractors
Aluminium Products Supplier
Address :
City : Safat 13017, Kuwait
Postal/Zip Code : 1696
Country : Kuwait
Phone : (+965) 2455 4710 / 2455 4891
Fax : (+965) 2455 4857
Email : [email protected]
Contact Persons /Website: http://www.uamcco.com
Main Contractor
Address : Fouad Alghanim & Sons Group of Companies, Al-Raed Centre, 12th Floor, Ahmed Al-Jaber Street, Sharq
City : Safat 13022
Postal/Zip Code : 2118
Country : Kuwait
Phone : (+965) 2225 8360 / 2482 2405 / 2482 2370
Fax : (+965) 2487 7197 / 2482 2490
Email : [email protected]
Contact Persons /Website: http://www.falghanim.com
MEP Contractor
Address :
City :
Postal/Zip Code : 22240
Country : Kuwait
Phone : (+965) 2225 4530 / 2225 4530
Fax : (+965) 2467 0158
Email : [email protected]
Contact Persons /Website: https://ahliainteg.net