Tag: Construction

Premier, Public Works Minister Conduct Site Visit

Premier, Public Works Minister Conduct Site Visit

Earlier today [Jan 23] the Premier Michael Dunkley and the Minister of Public Works Craig Cannonier visited the Botanical Gardens to assess the progress of two ongoing projects. The first stop was at Camden to view the upgrades and refurbishments taking place at Camden.A Cabinet Office spokesperson said , “Camden is a considerably old and historic... Read more of this article

Skid Testing Performed Near Embankment Scene

Skid Testing Performed Near Embankment Scene

Staff from the Works & Engineering Department were this morning [Jan 10] at the scene of today’s accident where a car veered off the road and ended up over the embankment in Southampton, with the incident occurring near the same location that a Police vehicle crashed through yesterday.After the incident this morning Police said, “At 4:36am... Read more of this article

Woodworking Classes Open For Kids, Adults

Woodworking Classes Open For Kids, Adults

Woodworks Carpentry Training Centre is offering a number of woodworking programmes for people of all ages, with core classes already underway, adult classes starting on January 10, an after school programme set to begin on January 18, and a potential Saturday morning class in the works for children. The company’s newsletter said, “Recently,... Read more of this article

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


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