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Video: Team NZ Building Their Bermuda Base

Video: Team NZ Building Their Bermuda Base

Emirates Team New Zealand has been one of the last teams to set up the operations at the Royal Naval Dockyard, and the construction of the team base is well underway. The teams new home is located within the future America’s Cup Village and will provide the hub for Emirates Team New Zealand sailing operations. The base will be also made up of a working... Read more of this article

ACBDA Planning Application: Temporary Dock

ACBDA Planning Application: Temporary Dock

America’s Cup Bermuda [ACBDA] has filed a planning application for the construction of a temporary dock located adjacent to Kindley Field. The planning application says in part, “Proposed construction of a temporary dock located adjacent to Kindley Field Road, close to the junction with the Causeway. “Consisting of a T-shaped floating... Read more of this article

Caroline Bay Development Still “On Schedule”

Caroline Bay Development Still “On Schedule”

The team at Caroline Bay Marina at Morgan’s Point said that development of the new marina remains on schedule, and provided some updates on the work being done at the site. A spokesperson said, “The marina development team is working to provide a pleasant atmosphere at the marina and surrounding area. To achieve this, a beautification plan... Read more of this article

Ministry Updates On Swing Bridge Work Progress

Ministry Updates On Swing Bridge Work Progress

Work on replacement of beams on the two approach spans at the Swing Bridge in St. George’s is scheduled to be completed “for the end of March 2017 subject to no unforeseen delays,” the Ministry of Public Works said. In December 2015, the Ministry of Public Works said that in an “abundance of caution” they would place a weight restriction... Read more of this article

Kids In Construction Event At Washington Mall

Kids In Construction Event At Washington Mall

In order to “highlight trades training and provide students with an opportunity to showcase their talents,” the Construction Association of Bermuda [CAOB] and members of the community are sponsoring the Kids in Construction event at Washington Mall. Additional support is being provided by Gold Sponsor: Aecon Group Inc., and Silver Sponsors:... Read more of this article

Photos: Shelly Bay Beach House Renovations

Photos: Shelly Bay Beach House Renovations

Renovations are ongoing at the Shelly Bay Beach House in Hamilton Parish with a new restaurant, an ice cream counter, a beach rental shop and expansion to the existing eastern parking area being among the items listed by the Planning Department. A Ministry of Public Works spokesperson said, “The lease was awarded to Shelly Bay Beach House Ltd.... Read more of this article

Time Is Ticking On Dockyard Clocks Restoration

Time Is Ticking On Dockyard Clocks Restoration

Work is well underway towards restoring two of the Island’s most famous clocks with parts taking shape at a specialist firm in the US.The West End Development Corporation [WEDCO] announced last year that was investing $200,000 into restoring the clocks at Clocktower.One tells the time and one the high tide time, but the mechanisms were put in... Read more of this article

15 Minute Video Highlights Work At Dockyard

15 Minute Video Highlights Work At Dockyard

A new 15-minute video has highlighted some of the multi-million dollar work taking place in the West End. Taking a trip from Watford Bridge to Commissioner’s House, the film charts where money is being invested in making the area an even better place to visit and live. Joanna Cranfield, the West End Development Corporation’s Business Development... Read more of this article

CAOB Supports Airport Project & America’s Cup

CAOB Supports Airport Project & America’s Cup

The Construction Association of Bermuda [CAOB] says that it “fully supports the proposed public-private agreement” to build and maintain a new airport, and also “fully supports the America’s Cup which must be permitted to continue, uninterrupted and with the full support of all Bermuda sectors.”A spokesperson said, “The... Read more of this article

Update On Caroline Bay Marina Construction

Update On Caroline Bay Marina Construction

An update has been provided regarding construction progress at the Caroline Bay Marina, with all marina services to be “installed and completed between the end of February and mid-March,” while the resort is scheduled to open in 2018. A spokesperson said, “Caroline Bay Marina is located in the Little Sound on the Morgan’s Point Development,... Read more of this article

Department Issues Update On T.N. Tatem Repairs

Department Issues Update On T.N. Tatem Repairs

The Department of Education [Dec 29] issued an update regarding the restoration and repairs work at T.N. Tatem Middle School. Acting Commissioner of Education Dr. Freddie Evans stated: “I am pleased to report that work T.N. Tatem is progressing at a very steady pace. Crews from the Department of Parks, the Ministry of Public Works, contracted industrial... Read more of this article

Column: ‘The Numbers Speak For Themselves’

Column: ‘The Numbers Speak For Themselves’

[Opinion column written by Diallo Rabain] “In keeping with our promise to create jobs for Bermudians, the Government is working closely with Aecon to prepare tendering packages for contractor and subcontractor bids for work scheduled to begin in the new year. These will be announced shortly, and Bermudian workers and contractors are encouraged... Read more of this article

Mental Health Foundation Complete Facility

Mental Health Foundation Complete Facility

The Bermuda Mental Health Foundation announced the completion of the renovation and refurbishment of a two-apartment property for use as a communal residential facility for persons recovering from episodes of chronic mental illness. “One of the Bermuda Mental Health Foundation’s primary objectives is to acquire and manage communal housing for the... Read more of this article