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Bermuda Skyport Hires Additional 11 Employees

Bermuda Skyport Hires Additional 11 Employees

Bermuda Skyport has hired an additional 11 employees, adding to the nine new hires announced last year and the 27 staff members who transitioned from the former Department of Airport Operations. “The new hires cover a variety of positions including maintenance, technical, commercial and finance. Out of the 20 new hires, 17 are Bermudian and two... Read more of this article

Aecon Shareholders Vote To Approve Sale

Aecon Shareholders Vote To Approve Sale

Aecon Group shareholders voted to approve the previously announced plan in which China’s CCCC International Holding Limited [CCCI] will acquire all of the issued and outstanding common shares of Aecon. “Approximately 99.40 per cent of the votes cast by Aecon shareholders were in favour of the Arrangement, including approximately 99.39 per cent... Read more of this article

Six Bermudians Complete Internship In Toronto

Six Bermudians Complete Internship In Toronto

Six Bermudians have completed an internship programme in Toronto and have all received job offers on their return home. The programme was a partnership between Skyport, Aecon Group Inc. and the Bermuda Government, Department of Workforce Development [DWD]. It was given the greenlight once the project agreement was signed earlier this year. “Following... Read more of this article

Electrical & Baggage System Contracts Awarded

Electrical & Baggage System Contracts Awarded

Aecon Group today announced today the awarding of the electrical and communications work to Update Contracting Bermuda Airport Limited [Update Contracting] and the Baggage Handling System contract to Glidepath Systems Limited. “Update Contracting, a Dublin-based company registered in Bermuda, is a multidisciplinary provider of mechanical, engineering... Read more of this article

Construction Begins On Airport Exterior Framing

Construction Begins On Airport Exterior Framing

Construction has begun on the exterior framing of the new airport terminal with the installation of the first columns of structural steel. “The structural steel will be erected to form the shell of the building, which will provide support for the second level and roof. Steel beams will form the structure to hold up the curtain wall and other exterior... Read more of this article

Materials Unloaded For Airport Redevelopment

Materials Unloaded For Airport Redevelopment

From May until mid-November, granular materials were unloaded at Penno’s Wharf and trucked to the construction site of the new airport terminal. The materials arrived in Bermuda on the M/V UBC Saika ship from Bayside, New Brunswick, Canada. Materials were unloaded from six deliveries beginning in May with the final load arriving in Bermuda on Friday,... Read more of this article

Video: “Taking Off” Highlights Social Investment

Video: “Taking Off” Highlights Social Investment

Skyport has released the fourth episode of ‘Taking Off’, a video series with host Mikaela Pearman that highlights the airport redevelopment project, with this week’s video highlighting social investment. Speaking in the fourth episode, Mikaela Pearman said, “Social investment is an important part of the ethos of Bermuda Skyport. We believe in... Read more of this article

Je-Shae Pace On Intern Experience In Toronto

Je-Shae Pace On Intern Experience In Toronto

[Written by Je-Shae Pace] Unlike the other interns, I did not apply to this program initially. While I saw the advertisements and call for applicants, I was a new mother to an 8 month old. For this reason I had convinced myself that it couldn’t work, that it just was not meant for me at this time. I gained my Bachelor’s in Architecture from the... Read more of this article

Video: “Taking Off” Highlights Airport Exterior

Video: “Taking Off” Highlights Airport Exterior

Skyport has released the third episode of ‘Taking Off’, a video series with host Mikaela Pearman that highlights the airport redevelopment project, with this week’s video highlighting the exterior of the new terminal. Speaking in the third episode, Mikaela Pearman said, ”Last time, we looked at the interior of the new terminal. This week,... Read more of this article

Airport: Mechanical & Fuel Hydrant Contracts

Airport: Mechanical & Fuel Hydrant Contracts

Aecon Group announced the awarding of the mechanical contract to Update Contracting Bermuda Airport Limited [Update Contracting] and the fuel hydrant system contract to Phoenix Petroleum. “Update Contracting, a Dublin, Ireland-based company registered in Bermuda, is a multidisciplinary provider of mechanical, engineering and plumbing services... Read more of this article

Advisory: Airport Materials To Be Transported

Advisory: Airport Materials To Be Transported

From November 6 until May 31, 2018, structural steel materials will be unloaded at the Hamilton Docks and transported to the construction site of the new airport terminal on a weekly basis. “These materials will be trucked in trailers over the period of a single day each week. The unloading of the materials and trucking will take place between... Read more of this article

Report: Canada To ‘Review’ Deal To Buy Aecon

Report: Canada To ‘Review’ Deal To Buy Aecon

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has said the deal for a Chinese company to buy Aecon ”will be reviewed very carefully under the Canada Investment Act,” according to a report by Canada’s CTV News. The story said “The Trudeau Liberals are facing warnings to proceed cautiously and in as transparent a manner as possible as... Read more of this article

Aecon Group Agrees To Be Acquired By CCCI

Aecon Group Agrees To Be Acquired By CCCI

[Updated with video] Aecon — the company involved in the Bermuda airport redevelopment — announced that they will be acquired by CCCC International Holding, a wholly-owned subsidiary of China Communications Construction Company. Announcement The announcement said, “Aecon Group Inc. and CCCC International Holding Limited [CCCI] today... Read more of this article