MONTREAL — SNC-Lavalin has been awarded a six-year contract for the modernization of the Institut national de psychiatrie légale Philippe-Pinel.
The contract was awarded by the Société québécoise des infrastructures (SQI).
SNC-Lavalin is part of the winning consortium whose mandate will include mechanical and electrical engineering services as part of the construction of a new four-storey pavilion that will house secure care units, as well as the construction of a facility dedicated to the institution’s academic activities, indicates a release.
The scope of work will include building mechanical and electrical engineering services; and 3D building information modelling during the building’s design and construction phase.
Since its founding in 1911, SNC-Lavalin has participated in hundreds of projects in Quebec’s hospital sector including the Sainte-Justine University Hospital Centre Expansion; construction of the Shriners Hospital for Children in Montreal; expansion of the new Hôpital de l’Enfant-Jésus hospital complex; expansion and redesign of the emergency centre and modernization of the critical care units of the Montreal Heart Institute; construction of the McGill University Health Centre’s Glen Campus; and hospital expansion and redevelopment projects in Chicoutimi, Sept-Îles and Charles Le Moyne.
“The expansion project will enable the Pinel Institute to provide even more patient-friendly care and drive mental health research and training. This project will also strengthen our vision of engineering a better future for communities,” said Patrick Aubin, global market lead, buildings and places, in a statement.