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Building work set to start on new Ba Hospital

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Update: 6:30PM WORK on the $23million Ba Hospital will begin next month.

In a government statement, the Ministry of Health said that various project consultants were appointed in June by the project steering committee which also included the Ba Chamber of Commerce.

"There has also been various preparatory works done on-site which includes a topographical survey, geotechnical survey and Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA), which are prerequisites before any construction works can commence," the government statement stated.

"The early civil works tender is expected to be closed on July 30 and the ground breaking to be held on August 9.

"The building contract is to be signed by November 2014 and construction for the hospital to commence from thereon."

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