Egis Chosen as Project Management Company for King Hussein Cancer Centre (KHCC) Construction in Aqaba, Jordan
Aqaba, Jordan - Egis, a leading engineering and operations company, has been selected as the Project Management Company for the construction of King Hussein Cancer Centre (KHCC) in Aqaba, Jordan. This project will bring advanced oncology and cancer patient care to the Southern Governorates of Jordan, eliminating the need for travel to Amman for cancer treatment. The KHCC in Aqaba is also expected to boost medical tourism in the city.
In addition to representing KHCC, Egis will oversee crucial aspects of the project, including but not limited to managing the construction and supervision contracts, establishing effective communication channels between all parties, monitoring construction progress, ensuring staff competency, overseeing document control, ensuring timely project execution, and monitoring claims and variation orders, if any.
The project, a medical clinic building located on a 12,000m² plot will be a five-floor building consisting of a basement, ground floor and three upper floors with a total area of 6,670m² and an additional building extension of 300m². The facility is designed to meet green building standards set by the United States Green Building Council (USGBC) and aims to achieve LEED Silver certification. The foundation stone was laid by His Majesty King Abdullah II of Jordan on March 2nd, 2023.
This appointment builds upon Egis' track record of success in Jordan, where they have been operating for close to 8 years. Their extensive portfolio includes notable projects such as the Ayla Resort in Aqaba, Al Ahliyyah School, Housing Bank for Trade and Finance, and the Arab Mining Company Industrial Development Institute, among others. Egis continues to strengthen its presence across all sectors within the country.