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Official Opening Of Railway Bridge In Smiths

Official Opening Of Railway Bridge In Smiths

Yesterday [Nov 12], the Minister of Health Kim Wilson participated in the official opening of the new railway bridges at Flatts in Smiths, courtesy of Friends of the Railway. Minister Wilson said, “As we all know, in Bermuda today chronic diseases are crippling our health and damaging our economic recovery.”“Sedentary lifestyles contribute... Read more of this article

Video: Update On St Regis Hotel Development

Video: Update On St Regis Hotel Development

There are currently 55 people working on the construction of the St. Regis Bermuda Hotel in St. George’s, and a “tremendous amount of hard work has been carried out on the final stages of piling and foundations of the three blocks of the hotel,” and it is anticipated that the structure of the hotel will be complete by April 2019. This... Read more of this article

‘Electrical And Mechanical Engineering Section’

‘Electrical And Mechanical Engineering Section’

Qualified staff have been recruited this year to provide an “almost full complement to the electrical and mechanical engineering section of the ministry,” Minister of Public Works Lt/Col David Burch said today. Speaking at a press conference, Minister Burch said, ”I am joined today by some outstanding young Bermudian men who have... Read more of this article

Video: ‘Taking Off’ Highlights Female Workers

Video: ‘Taking Off’ Highlights Female Workers

Skyport has released the seventeenth episode of ‘Taking Off’, a video series with host Mikaela Pearman that highlights the airport redevelopment project, with this week’s video highlighting some of the female workers helping to build to the new terminal. Speaking in the seventeenth episode, Mikaela Pearman said, “When most people think of... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Gorham’s Home Fair Too Event

Photos & Video: Gorham’s Home Fair Too Event

Gorham’s held their Home Fair Too event today [Sept 29], with power tool lovers taking the opportunity to stock up with discounted pricing on Makita products and the Bosch cordless drill/impact driver combo. The 4-minute live video replay is below:The Home Fair brings together vendors and suppliers as well as members of the public in order to offer... Read more of this article

Photos/Video: Longbird & Swing Bridge Designs

Photos/Video: Longbird & Swing Bridge Designs

[Updated with video] The Ministry of Public Works will be holding an information session at 6pm this evening [Sept 26] at Penno’s Wharf to present detailed designs for the Longbird & Swing Bridges, which they said are “designed to be unique landmark Bermuda structures which will reflect Bermuda’s unique and welcoming culture.” Update:... Read more of this article

Infrastructure Upgrades: Church & Court Junction

Infrastructure Upgrades: Church & Court Junction

The City of Hamilton advises that work to upgrade the junction of Court and Church Streets will commence on Monday, October 1st and is expected to be completed by November 9th. A spokesperson said, “This is part of the City’s ongoing Smart City initiative to install an intelligent traffic light management system and this junction will be rebuilt... Read more of this article

Wednesday: Longbird, Swing Bridge Info Session

Wednesday: Longbird, Swing Bridge Info Session

The Ministry of Public Works is advising that it will hold an information session to present detailed designs for the Longbird & Swing Bridges. The public forum will take place Wednesday, September 26 at Penno’s Wharf at 6.00 p.m. A spokesperson said, “The public will be aware that in 2017, the Government of Bermuda launched a three phase... Read more of this article

Video: Structural Steel Milestone For New Airport

Video: Structural Steel Milestone For New Airport

The completion of structure of the new airport terminal building was celebrated this evening with speeches and a party for the workforce. More than 200 workers representing Aecon and sub-contractors were thanked for their work on the project over the past year and a half. Frank Ross, Aecon’s Executive Director, Infrastructure, said: “Special thanks... Read more of this article

Man Remains In Hospital After Industrial Accident

Man Remains In Hospital After Industrial Accident

A 29-year-old man that was injured in the industrial accident in St George’s on Friday [Sept 14] has been discharged from the hospital, while a 63-year-old man hurt in the same incident continues to recover on a general ward at the hospital, where he is listed in stable condition.A police spokesperson said, “At last check this morning [September... Read more of this article

Two People Injured In Industrial Accident

Two People Injured In Industrial Accident

[Updated] There was an industrial accident in St. George’s this morning [Sept 14], with Police, Fire Service and ambulance personnel responding to the scene. A machine could be seen tipped over on its side, and unofficial information indicates that two people may have been injured. Further details are limited at this time, however we will update as... Read more of this article

Bridge Project In Flatts Gets Underway

Bridge Project In Flatts Gets Underway

[Written by Don Burgess] A bridge project that will harken back to the golden age of Bermuda’s railway has started. Friends of the Bermuda Railway Trail [FBRT], which has already won acclaim for the Bailey’s Bay and Store Hill bridges, are behind the idea which will eventually see it span across Flatt’s Inlet. The first phase is underway... Read more of this article

Construction Continues At Existing Terminal

Construction Continues At Existing Terminal

“Temporary drop off points to the LF Wade International Airport will remain outside of Café Boulevard through next week as ongoing construction continues,” Skyport said. A Skyport spokesperson said, “The temporary drop off points went into effect on Monday as a result of mechanical upgrades on the terminal, which began last month with the installation... Read more of this article