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Six Bermudians Start Aecon Airport Internship

Six Bermudians Start Aecon Airport Internship

Bermuda Skyport Corporation, Aecon Group and the Bermuda Department of Workforce Development [DWD] announced the start of the Airport Redevelopment Project internship programme this week. As part of the project, six Bermudians have been offered paid internships with Aecon and members of its technical team in Canada. The interns were chosen by a panel... Read more of this article

Aecon Awards Four Contracts For Airport

Aecon Awards Four Contracts For Airport

Aecon Group announced today that it has awarded four contracts as “part of the preliminary work to build Bermuda’s first purpose-built airport,” with the contracts awarded to Bermuda-Caribbean Engineering Consultants for surveying work, R.A. Murray with Correia Construction for supply and trucking of gravel, D&J Excavation for excavation... Read more of this article

Airport Materials To Be Unloaded At Penno’s

Airport Materials To Be Unloaded At Penno’s

From Saturday, April 22 to Wednesday, April 26, between the hours of 7am and 10pm, materials for the airport site will be getting unloading at Penno’s Wharf, and this expected to affect traffic flow. A statement from Aecon said, “From Saturday, April 22 to Wednesday, April 26, between the hours of 7am and 10pm, we will be unloading materials at... Read more of this article

‘Bermuda Skyport’ Launched To Manage Airport

‘Bermuda Skyport’ Launched To Manage Airport

Aecon today [March 21] announced the launch of Bermuda Skyport Corporation Limited, a special-purpose company which will “manage and coordinate the overall delivery of the redevelopment project for a 30-year concession term.” “Skyport, a Bermudian company wholly-owned by Aecon Concessions, will take on the responsibility of operations,... Read more of this article

Aecon Announce ‘Commercial & Financial Close’

Aecon Announce ‘Commercial & Financial Close’

Aecon announced today [March 16] that it has “achieved commercial and financial close” on the airport redevelopment project in Bermuda, with the announcement saying “CCC will fully subcontract the work to Aecon, a construction contract valued at US$274 million” and “construction of the new terminal will begin shortly and... Read more of this article

‘Aecon Remains Committed To Airport Project’

‘Aecon Remains Committed To Airport Project’

Aecon “remains committed to the airport project,” they said today, adding that they “have confidence that the democratic process will prevail and that the Bill will be approved.” Following the protest and the Speaker’s announcement that the House of Assembly will be adjourned until February, we asked the company for comment,... Read more of this article

Canada’s Toronto Star Report On Protest

Canada’s Toronto Star Report On Protest

In a story headlined “Toronto construction company Aecon under fire in Bermuda,” the Toronto Star has reported on the protest on Friday, saying that “tempers flared” in the “normally peaceful tourist hot spot best known for its pink sand beaches.” The report said “A Toronto construction company is the focus of... Read more of this article

Info Session For Airport Project Construction

Info Session For Airport Project Construction

Aecon Group will be hosting an information session for members of Bermuda’s construction industry who will be invited through the Construction Association of Bermuda and Bermuda Economic Development Corporation. “The session, to be held on November 8th, will communicate pertinent details that will aid members of Bermuda’s construction industry... Read more of this article

Airport Redevelopment Internship Programme

Airport Redevelopment Internship Programme

As part of the airport redevelopment project, seven internships will be offered to local graduates, Aecon announced today, saying it is an “opportunity for young graduates to develop their personal and professional skills, make vital industry connections and to be involved in one of the largest capital projects in Bermuda.” The announcement... Read more of this article

Two Companies Appointed For Airport Project

Two Companies Appointed For Airport Project

Aecon Group Inc announced today [June 27] the engagement of Island Automation Limited to perform electrical engineering services and Onsite Engineering to perform mechanical engineering services for the redevelopment of Bermuda’s airport. “The appointments of these Bermudian companies for the first design phase of the project follow a competitive... Read more of this article

Aecon Group Selects Brunel For Airport Project

Aecon Group Selects Brunel For Airport Project

Aecon Group Inc. announced the engagement of Brunel Ltd., a Bermudian company, to perform structural and civil engineering services for the first design phase of the airport redevelopment project, adding that “the appointment of Brunel follows a competitive selection process.” The announcement said, “Brunel Ltd. is a consulting engineering... Read more of this article

PLP: ‘Termination Appears To Be Retribution’

PLP: ‘Termination Appears To Be Retribution’

[Updated with video + OBA response] The PLP held a press conference today where they addressed the termination of MP Lawrence Scott from his private sector job, saying “it appears to be retribution for his public stance against the OBA’s plan to privatise our airport to Canadian company Aecon.” Mr Scott — who serves as the Shadow... Read more of this article

OBMI Selected: Landscape Architect For Airport

OBMI Selected: Landscape Architect For Airport

Aecon Group announced the engagement of the Bermuda office of OBMI as landscape architects for the proposed redevelopment of the L.F. Wade International Airport. “The appointment of OBMI follows a competitive selection process that included Request for Qualifications [RFQ], Request for Proposals [RFP], presentation and interview stages with several... Read more of this article