Tag: Construction

Photos & Video: Bailey’s Bay Walkway Progress

Photos & Video: Bailey’s Bay Walkway Progress

Segments of footbridge were successfully placed on the pylons at Bailey’s Bay yesterday [Oct 30], 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 previously said, ““This project is part... Read more of this article

Video: Minister On Planning Matters Post Gonzalo

Video: Minister On Planning Matters Post Gonzalo

[Updated with video] Minister of Home Affairs Michael Fahy held  a press conference today [Oct 30]  to clarify Department of Planning matters in the wake of Hurricane Gonzalo. The Minister said, “In the aftermath of Hurricane Gonzalo, myself and some of my Cabinet colleagues have been inundated with calls and queries regarding repair-work to... Read more of this article

Minister & Opposition On Minister’s Roof Repair

Minister & Opposition On Minister’s Roof Repair

[Updated with Minister's response] Questions have arisen from the Opposition as to whether staff from the Ministry of Public Works were dispatched to Minister Patricia Gordon Pamplin’s residence after her roof sustained damage in Hurricane Gonzalo, and questions have also been asked about where the materials used came from. In a statement issued... Read more of this article

Seniors’ Group Assessing Home Repair Needs

Seniors’ Group Assessing Home Repair Needs

Age Concern is currently assessing the extent of need for financial support for seniors with respect to home repairs as a result of Tropical Storm Fay and Hurricane Gonzalo. Executive Director, Mrs. Claudette Fleming said, “Age Concern Bermuda is currently assessing the extent of need for financial support with respect to home repairs as a result... Read more of this article

Attempted Theft Of Roof Slate From Home

Attempted Theft Of Roof Slate From Home

The police have advised people to secure their home repair supplies when not in use, especially roof slate, as they have received a report about the attempted theft of such supplies from a Hamilton parish home. A police spokesperson said, “Members of the public are advised to secure their home repair supplies when not in use, especially roof slate,... Read more of this article

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


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