Samsung C&T to build terminal at Taoyuan International Airport in Taiwan

WCN Editorial Team 31 Mar 2021 ASIA TRANSPORT INFRASTRUCTURE

A consortium led by Samsung C&T, a South Korean construction company, has secured a contract worth $1.56bn from Taoyuan International Airport to construct a terminal.

Under the contract, the company will be responsible for the construction of passenger terminal three, which is estimated to have a processing capacity of 45 million passengers per year.

The construction company won the project along with Taiwan’s construction engineering company RSEA Engineering.

As reported in The Korea Herald, the company share in the construction is $1.1bn, while the remaining is held by RSEA Engineering.

Recently, Samsung C&T was awarded a $448.1m (S$604m) civil contract for the first phase of the Cross Island Line (CRL) by Singapore’s Land Transport Authority (LTA).

Singapore’s eighth Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) line, CRL will serve the existing and future developments in the eastern, western, and north-eastern corridors connecting major hubs, including Jurong Lake District, Punggol Digital District and Changi region.

The scope of work involved under the contract is to design and build Hougang interchange station and tunnels for the CRL.

The company was also responsible for the addition and alteration works to the existing Hougang station along the North East Line (NEL).

Construction works on the CRL Hougang station is expected to begin in the fourth quarter of this year, with services planned to commence in 2030.

Currently, Samsung C&T is involved in the construction of Caldecott and Marine Parade stations on the Thomson-East Coast Line, Xilin station on the Downtown Line 3 (DTL3) Extension and some stretches of tunnels along the North-South Corridor.

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Taoyuan International Airport in Taiwan. (Credit: Luke Ma/wikipedia.)

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