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Video: “Taking Off” Highlights Airport Interior

Video: “Taking Off” Highlights Airport Interior

Skyport has released the second episode of ‘Taking Off’, a video series with host Mikaela Pearman that highlights the airport redevelopment project, with this week’s video highlighting the interior of the new terminal.- Speaking in the second episode, Mikaela Pearman said, “The new airport redevelopment project includes a new taxiway,... Read more of this article

Pile Driving Completed At Site For New Airport

Pile Driving Completed At Site For New Airport

The ‘loudest phase’ of the construction for the airport redevelopment project has been completed ahead of schedule, Skyport said today, explaining that all 719 piles have been driven beneath the surface to create the foundation for the new terminal. “The pile driving began on May 28 and work took place seven days a week. Pile driving... Read more of this article

Minister: ‘Best Result From This Sorry Situation’

Minister: ‘Best Result From This Sorry Situation’

Minister of Public Works Lt/Col David Burch provided a lengthy statement in the House of Assembly today [Oct 6] on the relocation of the mail facility from the airport, saying he thinks it is important to provide all the “details and time lines concerning how a Government Department housed in a Government building could be charged rent [and possibly... Read more of this article

Skyport & Aecon Celebrate ‘Safety Week’

Skyport & Aecon Celebrate ‘Safety Week’

Skyport celebrated ‘Safety Week’ with Aecon with a special event at the site of the new airport terminal today. “It was the first Safety Week in Bermuda and is a company-wide initiative that is held at every Aecon project site across Canada and internationally,” Skyport said.Frank Ross, Executive Director, Infrastructure,... Read more of this article

Jordan Lawrence Describes Intern Experience

Jordan Lawrence Describes Intern Experience

[Written by Jordan Lawrence] You miss 100% of the chances you don’t take. When I first heard about the opening to travel to Toronto for an internship programme put on by Aecon and Bermuda Skyport as part of the redevelopment of the LF Wade International Airport, I immediately took advantage of the opportunity, not completely sure of where the road... Read more of this article

Minister Clarifies Airport/Mail Centre Relocation

Minister Clarifies Airport/Mail Centre Relocation

Minister Lovitta Foggo addressed questions raised related to the Bermuda Post Office Mail Processing Centre vacating its publically owned premises at the airport to relocate to a privately owned facility at Mills Creek. Minister Foggo said: “As I stated in Parliament on Friday, September 22, the move is required as a result of an Agreement entered... Read more of this article

Video: First Episode Of Skyport’s “Taking Off”

Video: First Episode Of Skyport’s “Taking Off”

Skyport has launched ‘Taking Off’, a video series with host Mikaela Pearman that highlights the airport redevelopment project. Speaking in the first episode, Mikaela Pearman said, “This is Taking Off, a series where we look at the ins and out of Bermuda Skyport. So, what is Skyport? “Skyport is a Bermudian special purpose company... Read more of this article

Post Office Mail Processing Centre Relocation

Post Office Mail Processing Centre Relocation

[Updated with video] In the House of Assembly today [Sept 22], Minister of Government Reform Lovitta Foggo provided an overview of the relocation of the Post Office Mail Processing Centre from the airport to Mills Creek Minister Foggo said the Bermuda Post Office Mail Processing Centre [BMPC] is in the process of vacating its publically owned premises... Read more of this article

Airport Project: Elevator Contract Awarded

Airport Project: Elevator Contract Awarded

Aecon Group Inc. announced today [Sept 19] that a “major contract” has been awarded to Bermuda Elevator Systems Ltd. “Bermuda Elevator will be responsible for installation of the elevators and escalators in the new airport terminal building. The company, founded in 1979, is Bermuda’s largest installer and service provider for escalators... Read more of this article

Premier: $12.69M In ‘Unbudgeted Expenditure’

Premier: $12.69M In ‘Unbudgeted Expenditure’

[Updated with video] Premier and Minister of Finance David Burt tabled a Supplementary Estimate in the House of Assembly today [Sept 15] detailing over $12.6 million he said was a “combination of unbudgeted expenditure items which were incurred by the previous administration” for the America’s Cup, World Triathlon Series, Casino Gaming... Read more of this article

Ricardo Graham-Ward On Intern Experience

Ricardo Graham-Ward On Intern Experience

[Written by Ricardo Graham-Ward] I believe that I have always been a person who is proactive and keen to seize and capitalize on great opportunities when they present themselves. When I became aware that Aecon was looking for a recent civil/structural engineering graduate to work on the Bermuda airport project, I had no hesitation in reaching out and... Read more of this article

Aecon To “Explore Potential Sale Of Company”

Aecon To “Explore Potential Sale Of Company”

Aecon Group Inc, which is involved in the redevelopment of Bermuda’s airport, have confirmed that they have engaged financial service providers to “explore a potential sale of the company.” A statement by the company says, “Aecon Group Inc. has been requested by the Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada [IIROC] to... Read more of this article

Photos: Minister Tours Airport Construction Site

Photos: Minister Tours Airport Construction Site

The Deputy Premier and Minister of Transport & Regulatory Affairs, Walter Roban, met with the Bermuda Airport Authority board and staff yesterday [Aug 24] and toured the L.F. Wade International Airport redevelopment project. A spokesperson said, “Minister Roban observed the early works at the site, which involves constructing the new terminal’s... Read more of this article