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Swing Bridge Work “Nearing Completion”

Swing Bridge Work “Nearing Completion”

The Ministry of Public Works is advising the public that work being conducted at Swing Bridge is “nearing completion” and they expect to open the bridge to two lane traffic immediately after the contractor removes the remaining scaffolding, which is estimated to take seven days. A Government spokesperson said, “The Ministry of Public Works... Read more of this article

Video: Caroline Bay Marina Holds ‘Dock Wetting’

Video: Caroline Bay Marina Holds ‘Dock Wetting’

Caroline Bay Marina held a ‘dock wetting’ yesterday to celebrate the completion of phase one of Bermuda’s newest superyacht marina. Caroline Bay Marina started actual construction in November 2016, and the company said that the ”completion of phase one included the structural completion of the 110 berths and mooring spaces which... 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

Photos: UBC Salaverry Bulk Carrier At Penno’s

Photos: UBC Salaverry Bulk Carrier At Penno’s

The UBC Salaverry is currently docked at Penno’s Wharf in St George’s, with the 564-foot long bulk carrier arriving today [April 22], and the vessel is scheduled to leave on April 26th, according to this week’s shipping schedule. The shipping schedule lists the vessel’s call as ‘gravel,’ and while it was not specifically... 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

Registration Program For Construction Projects

Registration Program For Construction Projects

The Department of Workforce Development is spearheading the development of a ‘National Talent Pool’ for unemployed and underemployed persons interested in construction work opportunities. Minister of Home Affairs Patricia Gordon-Pamplin stated: “New construction projects are beginning in various places on island, and there are forecasts that suggest... Read more of this article

Restoration Of Fort Cunningham & Paget Island

Restoration Of Fort Cunningham & Paget Island

A project to restore Fort Cunningham and Paget Island is being spearheaded by the Mirrors Programme as part of their 10th year celebration activities, with the collaborative project involving Mirrors, Outward Bound, Department of Youth, Sport & Recreation, Department of Parks, the Bermuda National Museum, Bermuda National Trust, Keep Bermuda Beautiful... Read more of this article

Photos: Work Continues At Horseshoe Bay

Photos: Work Continues At Horseshoe Bay

Work continues to take place at Horseshoe Bay Beach, with the aim of “improving the user experience” and “increasing the ease of transport and accessibility” at the popular south shore beach. The work is scheduled to include the construction of a new timber pedestrian boardwalk; the repositioning of existing asphalt roadway;... Read more of this article

Airport Construction To Commence In April 2017

Airport Construction To Commence In April 2017

A press conference was held today to mark the financial close of the airport redevelopment project deal, with officials saying that “construction is expected to commence in April 2017″ and it will take “approximately 40 months to complete the construction of the new terminal.” Aecon announced this morning that it has “achieved... Read more of this article

BCL To Get New Vessel, Oleander To Be Retired

BCL To Get New Vessel, Oleander To Be Retired

Bermuda Container Line [BCL] have signed a contract to have a new, custom, container vessel built to service Bermuda. The new ship is scheduled to be delivered in the first quarter of 2019, at which time BCL’s current container vessel Oleander will be retired. John Wight, Chairman of the Board of BCL, explained: “Bermuda has relied on BCL for its... Read more of this article

Dockyard Will Be “Place To Work, Rest & Play”

Dockyard Will Be “Place To Work, Rest & Play”

The Royal Naval Dockyard will be a place to “work, rest and play,” as more than $10 million has been invested in renovating historic buildings this year to make new office space and upgrade homes, WEDCO said today. Andrew Dias, General Manager at the West End Development Corporation [WEDCO] said: “The work was always in the pipeline, but... Read more of this article

“Kids In Construction” Competition Winners

“Kids In Construction” Competition Winners

Teams from CedarBridge Academy and Dellwood Middle School came away with the most prizes at the Construction Association of Bermuda’s [CAOB] Kids in Construction Event this afternoon [March 3] at Washington Mall. As a Gold Sponsor, Aecon presented the CedarBridge ‘Shedibles’ team with a special award of $1,000 for their dedication to... Read more of this article

Funding Available For Construction Site Training

Funding Available For Construction Site Training

The Department of Workforce Development is advising tradespersons and general labourers that funding is available for NCCER Construction Site Safety Orientation training on Saturday, March 4 and March 11 from 8.00am to 4.00pm at the Government Quarry on Harrington Sound Road in Hamilton Parish. A Government spokesperson said, “The Department of Workforce... Read more of this article