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Cabinet Office Refurbishment Work Continues

Cabinet Office Refurbishment Work Continues

The Government provided an update on works taking place at the Cabinet Office building, which are expected to be completed early next year. A Cabinet Office spokesperson said, “The public will be aware that since June the Cabinet Office has been temporarily closed in order for the building to undergo extensive repair works to satisfy health and safety... Read more of this article

Time & Tide Clocks To Be Restored In Dockyard

Time & Tide Clocks To Be Restored In Dockyard

Time will be restored at the Royal Naval Dockyard in a $200,000 restoration project at one of the most recognisable landmarks in Bermuda. The electrical mechanisms of the clocks at Clocktower were put in 30 years ago and have worn out. One shows the time and the other the high tide time, and both are going to be restored.Andrew Dias, general manager... Read more of this article

Cabinet Approves School Painting Contracts

Cabinet Approves School Painting Contracts

Earlier this month, Cabinet approved several contracts to local businesses for the painting of Bermuda’s public schools. Last week, Minister of Public Works Craig Cannonier and Minister of Education Wayne Scott toured two of the schools, including Elliot Primary School and Purvis Primary School, where work was well underway. Below is the full... Read more of this article

“Benched 2.0″ Competition Winners Announced

“Benched 2.0″ Competition Winners Announced

The Institute of Bermuda Architects [IBA] announced the winners of “Benched 2.0”, a design-build competition aimed at students in both high school and university. In the public vote, the first place winners are The ‘Lazarus Snail Bench [Laz]’ [Jean-Pierre Lucas and Nafiayah Rayner] who teamed up with Vanessa Daniel of Geoff Parker Architect... Read more of this article

Eight Teams To Compete In “Benched 2.0”

Eight Teams To Compete In “Benched 2.0”

The Institute of Bermuda Architects [IBA] today [Jul 4] announces that eight teams will compete in “Benched 2.0”, its design-build competition that is aimed at students at the high school and university level. The competition pairs students with designers and builders with the task of designing and creating a bench by July 16. The benches will be... Read more of this article

Two Companies Appointed For Airport Project

Two Companies Appointed For Airport Project

Aecon Group Inc announced today [June 27] the engagement of Island Automation Limited to perform electrical engineering services and Onsite Engineering to perform mechanical engineering services for the redevelopment of Bermuda’s airport. “The appointments of these Bermudian companies for the first design phase of the project follow a competitive... Read more of this article

Island Construction Launches New Website

Island Construction Launches New Website

Island Construction Services [ICS] announced the launch of the ics.bm website which they said “will provide customers with a comprehensive listing of products and services offered by a local company which has continued to grow and serve the community with a diversified range of services since its inception in 1961.” “ICS have always... Read more of this article

IBA, ARC & AAB To Host Meeting On June 15

IBA, ARC & AAB To Host Meeting On June 15

The Institute of Bermuda Architects [IBA], Architectural Association of Bermuda [AAB] and Architects Registration Council [ARC] together will address comments received on a proposed new Architectural Professions Act at a meeting on June 15 at 5:30pm at the Anglican Cathedral Hall. Comments from various professional groups and individuals addressing... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Tree Moved At City Hall Car Park

Photos & Video: Tree Moved At City Hall Car Park

The City Hall car park in Hamilton is closed to the public this weekend, as trees are being moved from the centre and relocated to the north corners of the car park.In advising of the parking lot’s weekend closure, the City previously said, “Two trees are being removed from the centre and relocated to the two north corners of the car park.... Read more of this article

Student Design-Build Competition: “Benched 2.0”

Student Design-Build Competition: “Benched 2.0”

The Institute of Bermuda Architects [IBA] announced the launch of “Benched 2.0”, a design-build competition aimed at students in both high school and university. The competition will see designers, builders and students teaming together to design and create a bench, with the entries to be exhibited at the Bermuda Aquarium, Museum and Zoo [BAMZ]. It... Read more of this article

Total Cost Of Victoria Row Demolition: $331,400

Total Cost Of Victoria Row Demolition: $331,400

The total cost for demolishing the Victoria Row units is $331,400, Minister of Public Works Craig Cannonier said in the House of Assembly today [May 27] in reply to a question from Shadow Public Works Minister Dennis Lister. Audio of the Minister’s reply about the costWEDCo said that they “reluctantly” started on the demolition of Victoria... Read more of this article

Cabinet Office Building To Close For Renovations

Cabinet Office Building To Close For Renovations

The Cabinet Office building will be closed for renovations effective June 3rd and they will relocate to Innovations House on Reid Street, Premier Michael Dunkley said in the House of Assembly today [May 27] The Cabinet Office — located on Front Street in Hamilton — first opened in 1884 and currently houses the Office of the Premier, the... Read more of this article

WEDCo Contracts Deloitte For AC Village Ideas

WEDCo Contracts Deloitte For AC Village Ideas

Deloitte has been contracted by the West End Development Corporation [WEDCo] to have oversight of ideas for the future use of the America’s Cup village. The appointment of Deloitte was unveiled by WEDCo’s General Manager, Andrew Dias, at a public meeting earlier this week in Hamilton, held to encourage feedback over Cross Island. Aerial footage... Read more of this article