Tag: Construction

Time Lapse Video: Building Being Demolished

Time Lapse Video: Building Being Demolished

Work took place today [Dec 20] to demolish a building on Middle Road in Southampton, and the video below shows hours of work taking place, all condensed into a two-minute time lapse video. A police spokesperson previously said, “Motorists are advised to avoid Middle Road between Camp Hill and Lighthouse Road in Southampton between 7am – 9am on Saturday... Read more of this article

Video: Burt On $6 Million Wharf Cost Increase

Video: Burt On $6 Million Wharf Cost Increase

The One Bermuda Alliance has “talked a lot about the management of capital projects” and “their first capital project had a significant cost overrun,” Shadow Minister of Finance David Burt said. The costs of the Heritage Wharf improvements were discussed in Parliament on Friday [Dec 12], with Minister of Public Works Patricia... Read more of this article

Photos: Official Opening Of Baileys Bay Bridge

Photos: Official Opening Of Baileys Bay Bridge

[Updated with video] The official opening of the new Baileys Bay Railway Trail Footbridge was held this morning [Dec 13] with Governor George Ferguson, Minister of Public Works Patricia Gordon-Pamplin, representatives from the Department of Parks and Friends Of The Bermuda Trail and many others in attendance. We will post the video later on today, and... Read more of this article

New Building Codes Come In Effect Next Month

New Building Codes Come In Effect Next Month

The Department of Planning said they wish to remind the public that the new Bermuda Building Code comes into effect on January 12th, 2015. A spokesperson said, “The code adopts a number of additional codes including the Bermuda Residential Building Code [2014] and the International Building Code [2012] as the commercial code. The codes are available... Read more of this article

Purpose-Built Event Village In Dockyard For Cup

Purpose-Built Event Village In Dockyard For Cup

[Updated] Dockyard was selected as the venue to base the 2017 America’s Cup, and a purpose-built event village will be developed, the organisers said today. Ending months of speculation, the America’s Cup Event Authority revealed in a press conference today [Dec 2] that Bermuda has been selected to host the America’s Cup in 2017. Rendering #1... Read more of this article

Six Month Carpentry Course To Be Offered

Six Month Carpentry Course To Be Offered

Woodworks Carpentry Training Centre announced that they will soon launch a new 6 month carpentry course for those seeking careers in the construction and woodworking fields. Project Manager Kristin White, explains, “Woodworks was pleased to be able to reopen earlier this year and host weekend and evening DIY classes and a youth summer camp. However,... Read more of this article

Finance Minister On Airport Re-Development

Finance Minister On Airport Re-Development

[Updated with audio] Speaking in the House of Assembly today [Nov 21], Minister of Finance Bob Richards provided an overview of the agreement with the Canadian Commercial Corporation [CCC] to pave the way for the airport redevelopment. Minister Richards said, “The redevelopment of the Bermuda airport represents one of the most important capital... Read more of this article

PLP & Minister On Ariel Sands Redevelopment

PLP & Minister On Ariel Sands Redevelopment

Following the groundbreaking ceremony held at Ariel Sands, the Opposition asked for clarification of “when in fact they anticipate submitting the requisite plans,” with Home Affairs Minister Michael Fahy calling their statement  ”sad and desperate.” The ground breaking for the project — which the recent Throne Speech... Read more of this article

Video: Ariel Sands Groundbreaking & Concept

Video: Ariel Sands Groundbreaking & Concept

[Updated with videos] Groundbreaking for the new $85 million Ariel Sands project is underway this morning [Nov 12] with actor Michael Douglas, Premier Michael Dunkley, Minister of Economic Development and Education Dr. Grant Gibbons, Minister of Tourism & Transport Shawn Crockwell, and Home Affairs Minister Michael Fahy in attendance.Earlier this... Read more of this article

New Roundabout For Black Watch & North Shore

New Roundabout For Black Watch & North Shore

[Updated] The Ministry of Public Works today announced that work has begun to improve the junction of Black Watch Pass and North Shore Road “to make it safer for motorists,” and the work will include the construction of a roundabout. A spokesperson said, “The first phase of work will require the transplanting of approximately 25 palm... Read more of this article


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