Tag: Construction

Photos: 1600s Replica Bermuda Home Survives

Photos: 1600s Replica Bermuda Home Survives

The replica house built in the same style as the settlers did in the 1600s — complete with a palmetto thatch roof — came through Hurricane Gonzalo without any visible damage. It is located on the Carter House grounds in St. David’s, and the Carter House website describes the house as being built using the techniques and tools of 1612... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Machine Removed From Water

Photos & Video: Machine Removed From Water

Correia Construction were on site today [Oct 7] at the Airport Waste Management Facility to remove an excavator that slid overboard yesterday. Yesterday the Ministry of Public Works said that a “dangerous occurrence took place today at the Airport Waste Management Facility involving an excavator belonging to an external contractor working on behalf... Read more of this article

Photos: Excavator Goes Overboard At Airport

Photos: Excavator Goes Overboard At Airport

An incident at the Airport Waste Management Facility today [Oct 6] saw an excavator go overboard, forcing the operator to jump to safety. The Ministry of Public Works confirmed the incident, saying that a “dangerous occurrence took place today at the Airport Waste Management Facility involving an excavator belonging to an external contractor working... Read more of this article

Aquarium Hall Renovations Get Underway

Aquarium Hall Renovations Get Underway

The Department of Conservation Services said they would like to advice the public that renovations are to begin at the Bermuda Aquarium, Museum and Zoo [BAMZ] to replace the Aquarium Hall roof and undertake internal renovations. The Aquarium Hall will be closed from Monday 6th October and is expected to reopen of March 2015. A spokesperson said, “For... Read more of this article

IBA Competition Reimagines Island Airport

IBA Competition Reimagines Island Airport

The Institute of Bermuda Architects [IBA] recently held a competition that brought together the island’s young architects and designers in order to conceptualize and plan a redevelopment of the LF Wade International Airport. The competition featured a formal opening and presentation of awards on August 15, 2014 on the second level of the Washington... Read more of this article

Photos: Work Continues On Bailey’s Bay Bridge

Photos: Work Continues On Bailey’s Bay Bridge

Four segments of footbridge [each 6' wide and 66' feet in length] were successfully placed on the pylons at Bailey’s Bay yesterday [Sept 10], and upon the completion of all the work, the trail between Crawl Hill and Coney Island will be officially opened as recreation path for use by pedestrians and cyclists.A Public Works Ministry spokesperson... Read more of this article

Aquarium Hall Closing For Roof Upgrade Work

Aquarium Hall Closing For Roof Upgrade Work

The Aquarium Hall will close on October 5, 2014 in order to allow for roof replacement work to take place, though the North Rock Exhibit, as well as the Zoo, Museum, Azu Beastro, and the Bermuda Zoological Society [BZS] Gift Shop will remain open. After the construction, which is expected to take 6-months, BAMZ said they “will have a safe, watertight... Read more of this article

School Maintenance Will Be Completed On Time

School Maintenance Will Be Completed On Time

Considerable progress has been made on the school summer maintenance programme and the work will be completed on time, Minister of Public Works Patricia Gordon-Pamplin Minister Gordon-Pamplin said, “The Buildings section has deployed its entire staff to complete planned maintenance and address various defects within the schools designated for... Read more of this article

IBA To Host Airport Design Competition

IBA To Host Airport Design Competition

The Institute of Bermuda Architects [IBA] has launched a competition that will bring together the island’s young architects and designers in order to conceptualize and plan a redevelopment of the LF Wade International Airport entrance. The competition will feature a formal opening and presentation of awards on August 15, 2014 at 6.00pm on the... Read more of this article

Minister Updates On Morgan’s Point Progress

Minister Updates On Morgan’s Point Progress

The remediation of parcels A and B at Morgan’s Point has been completed and that those areas of the site are ready to be handed over to the developers, Minister of Public Works Patricia Gordon-Pamplin said this afternoon [July 29]. The Minister said, “You will be aware that the Government, in 2011, passed the Morgan’s Point Act, which was... Read more of this article


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