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Jacobs wins East Midlands Airport framework contract

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Jacobs has been selected to lead a major construction, maintenance and refurbishment framework for East Midlands Airport.

The engineering group will lead the Integrated Project Delivery framework to procure and deliver work for the airport’s owner, Manchester. Airports Group (MAG). 

The scope of the works will include project management, procurement, construction and commissioning activities for airport buildings and associated infrastructure.

The framework agreement with MAG will run until 2020 with the option to extend it up to 2025.

MAG head of procurement and contracting, capital and asset management Rob Williams said: “Manchester Airport Group framework agreements are a key part of our overall strategic procurement strategy, across all aspects of our extended supply chain.

“The framework agreements for building, civil and M&E works provide a platform for us to work with a small number of high-quality, efficient contractors, managing and executing a wide range of projects that include construction, refurbishment, maintenance and infrastructure works at our airports.

“We look forward to working closely with Jacobs over the next few years and utilising their skills and experience to broaden and strengthen the resources available to our capital delivery team.”

Jacobs buildings and infrastructure and industrial president Bob Pragada said: “Jacobs will support Manchester Airport Group through an Integrated Project Delivery (IPD) approach led by our knowledgeable project management and construction experts, along with a right-sized supply chain management approach.”

MAG owns and operates Manchester, London Stansted and East Midlands Airports.

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