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First Concrete Pour For New Airport Project

First Concrete Pour For New Airport Project

[Updated with video] After months of excavation to prepare the base of Bermuda’s new passenger terminal, concrete has been poured to develop the first new taxiway at the LF Wade International Airport in 15 years. On Tuesday at 9pm, concrete was poured for Taxiway W, which will replace the existing Taxiway S as the second pathway in and out of the... Read more of this article

Bermuda Skyport Hires Nine New Employees

Bermuda Skyport Hires Nine New Employees

Bermuda Skyport has hired nine new employees, adding to the 27 staff members who transitioned from the former Department of Airport Operations. The new hires cover a variety of positions from traffic enforcement, design and engineering, human resources, commercial and marketing and communications. They include Afton Botelho, Cher-Ann Brangman, Amy Curtis,... Read more of this article

Intern Owen Chisnall On Experience In Toronto

Intern Owen Chisnall On Experience In Toronto

[Written by Owen Chisnall] My name is Owen Chisnall, I am a 22-year-old Bermudian who has been a part of the Aecon internship programme for Bermudians for the last 2 months. Along with five other Bermudians, we have been placed within Aecon and its partner companies here in Toronto, Canada to receive training in our various disciplines. Our training... Read more of this article

Evans And Smith Hired For Airport Project

Evans And Smith Hired For Airport Project

Scotian Steelworks Ltd., a local partner in the redevelopment of Bermuda’s airport, announced today [July 6] that they have hired two Bermudian steel fixers/welders to work on the Bermuda Airport Redevelopment Project. “Hired by Aecon Group Inc., a partner in the Bermuda Airport Redevelopment Project, Scotian Steelworks is working on the steel... Read more of this article

Airport Project Steel Piling To Include Sundays

Airport Project Steel Piling To Include Sundays

Due to “lower than anticipated noise levels” and in an effort to shorten the overall steel piling time, piling will now occur on Sundays between 7.00am and 6.00pm, in addition to the current Monday through Saturday activity at the construction site of the new airport terminal. A spokesperson said, “As of May 25, pile driving has commenced... Read more of this article

Aecon Awards Contracts To Bermudian Firms

Aecon Awards Contracts To Bermudian Firms

[Updated] Aecon Group Inc, a partner in the redevelopment of Bermuda’s airport, announced today [June 27] the awarding of major contracts to four Bermudian firms, in addition to a number of smaller contracts. The four major contracts awarded are:Security fencing – Horsfield Landscape and Design, one of Bermuda’s leading landscape installers,... Read more of this article

Ministers Take Airport Redevelopment Site Tour

Ministers Take Airport Redevelopment Site Tour

Deputy Premier and Minister of Finance Bob Richards and Minister of Tourism, Transport and Municipalities Michael Fahy recently toured the airport redevelopment site with members of the Bermuda Airport Authority [BAA]. BAA is the Government quango established to oversee the Government of Bermuda’s interests in the current operation and redevelopment... Read more of this article

Intern Barak Bremar On Experience In Toronto

Intern Barak Bremar On Experience In Toronto

[Written by Barak Bremar] My name is Barak Bremar, I am a 24-year-old Bermudian. I graduated from New England Institute of Technology in East Greenwich, Rhode Island in September 2016 with a Bachelor of Science Degree, in Electrical Engineering Technology. In addition, I also have an Associates Degree in Electrical Technology with Renewable Energy Systems. Recently,... Read more of this article

Four Companies Hired For Airport Project

Four Companies Hired For Airport Project

Aecon Group Inc. today announced the “engagement of four Bermudian firms, following an RFP and selection process for the construction phase of the Airport Redevelopment Project.” The six contracts awarded are:Architecture – OBMI Landscape Architecture – OBMI Structural Engineering – Brunel Civil Engineering – Brunel Mechanical... Read more of this article

‘Pile Driving’ To Start At Airport Project Site

‘Pile Driving’ To Start At Airport Project Site

Starting Thursday, May 25 through to October, pile driving will be taking place at the construction site of the new airport terminal. “This is the process of hammering steel piles into the ground at a depth of 115 feet within the footprint of the new terminal and passenger bridges. This is essential for supporting the structure of the new terminal,”... Read more of this article

Photos: Airport Redevelopment Construction

Photos: Airport Redevelopment Construction

Construction on Bermuda’s new airport terminal continues with workers preparing the site for development and receiving delivery of materials for building. The project has seen the arrival of three boat loads of materials with the latest cargo ship recently arriving in St. George’s Harbour with materials for the project being transferred to Marginal... Read more of this article

Photos: Cargo Ship Delivers Airport Materials

Photos: Cargo Ship Delivers Airport Materials

One of the marine vessels in St. George’s Harbour is the cargo ship Nomadic Bergen which is anchored in the harbour delivering cargo destined for the airport redevelopment site. Unloading of materials continues, utilizing cranes and a floating barge which transports the cargo to Marginal Wharf where a fleet of flatbed trucks deliver the items... Read more of this article

Details Of Work Permits Issued For AC & Airport

Details Of Work Permits Issued For AC & Airport

Responding to Parliamentary Questions in the House of Assembly from Opposition MP Diallo Rabain, Minister of Home Affairs Patricia Gordon-Pamplin provided details on the number of work permits related to the America’s Cup as well as for companies involved with the airport redevelopment. Work Permits Related To The America’s Cup: 1,028 The... Read more of this article