Queensland Corrective Services has awarded a contract to deliver significant facility upgrades at the Capricornia Correctional Centre.
CIMIC Group company, CPB Contractors, will design and construct the upgrade to the facility.
CPB Contractors will deliver new and upgraded facilities at the Capricornia Correctional Centre to support an increase in capacity and ongoing prison services, including a minimum of 164 additional residential cells in new buildings, 100 bunks in secure cells, a new residential officers station, and a site-wide electronic security upgrade.
CPB Contractors Managing Director, Juan Santamaria, said, “We will continue to work with Queensland Corrective Services and the Queensland Government to achieve value for money outcomes for this project.
“Our team is committed to developing increased local job and work opportunities for Queensland’s Capricorn Coast residents and businesses as a priority, and to ensure that all project objectives are achieved.”
Construction is expected to begin in early 2018 and conclude in 2020.