Expert panel brought in to review Scott Base rebuild plan

Expert panel brought in to review Scott Base rebuild plan
An early conceptual image of the Scott Base redevelopment project. (Image: Jasmax, Hugh Broughton Architects, Antarctica NZ)
Oliver Lewis
The Antarctica NZ board has brought in a high-powered group of experts to review options to progress the troubled Scott Base rebuild.Construction on the project, which has a topped-up budget of $498 million, was meant to start in the second half of last year. In October, Antarctica NZ announced it hadn’t been able to reach acceptable commercial terms with its preferred contractor, Leighs Construction.In response, the organisation appointed construction industry expert Bob Hall, who previously worked at Fletcher’s at the same time as...

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