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Hurricane Damage Repair Work In Dockyard

Hurricane Damage Repair Work In Dockyard

Work has started to repair damage sustained in Hurricane Humberto to the roof of the Great Northern Storehouse, which makes up a portion of the Clocktower Mall in the Royal Naval Dockyard. “The roof requires a complete replacement and the project is expected to be completed at the end of March,” a WEDCO spokesperson said. “The public... Read more of this article

Hurricane Damaged Roof Repaired With Slate 2.0

Hurricane Damaged Roof Repaired With Slate 2.0

Crews from JAG Construction were busy this week installing Slate 2.0 on a roof at a home in Somerset that was damaged during Hurricane Humberto. The product is billed as a “sustainable alternative to quarried limestone slate for roofs” which has been “specifically designed for Bermuda roofs” using “up to 75% of locally... Read more of this article

Video: Minister Roban On Slate, Quarrying

Video: Minister Roban On Slate, Quarrying

Minister of Home Affairs Walter Roban provided clarity around the processes for quarrying, and also challenged the Bermuda public to “rethink the long term viability of large scale quarrying” saying that we need to “consider more sustainable options.” Speaking at a press conference this afternoon [Nov 28], Minister Roban said,... Read more of this article

Roof Wetting Ceremony At Bermuda High School

Roof Wetting Ceremony At Bermuda High School

Bermuda High School [BHS] recently held a roof wetting ceremony to celebrate the new Innovation Centre which will open in September 2020. A spokesperson said, “In attendance were BHS staff, Board members, Head Students and representatives from architecture firm Linberg and Simmons, construction company BCM McAlpine and many of the men who are... Read more of this article

Bermudian Engineers Introduce “Slate 2.0″

Bermudian Engineers Introduce “Slate 2.0″

Bermudian structural engineers Philip Mason and Kelly Harris are introducing their new product, Slate 2.0, which they said is a “sustainable alternative to quarried limestone slate for roofs.” A spokesperson said, “Bermudian structural engineers Philip Mason and Kelly Harris have developed a sustainable alternative to quarried limestone... Read more of this article

Photos/Video: SHP Bermuda Bunkbed Build Day

Photos/Video: SHP Bermuda Bunkbed Build Day

Four members of the U.S.-based nonprofit Sleep in Heavenly Peace [SHP] are currently on the island and today [Nov 23] they joined others at Joshua Bate Trading Bermuda Limited in Devonshire where they held their ‘Bunkbed Build Day’. The SHP corporate office members are here to set up their new Bermuda Chapter, headed by local resident Matthew... Read more of this article

Section Of Railway Trail Closed For Repairs

Section Of Railway Trail Closed For Repairs

Starting tomorrow [Nov 15], a section of the Railway Trail located in the Bailey’s Bay, Hamilton Parish area will be temporarily closed to the public due to repairs. A Government spokesperson said, “The Ministry of Public Works advises that in the interest of public safety, starting Friday, 15 November, a section of the Railway Trail located in... Read more of this article

Department Of Planning To Hold Free Clinics

Department Of Planning To Hold Free Clinics

The Department of Planning is getting set to hold a second series of free Planning Clinics beginning tomorrow [Nov 13]. A Government spokesperson said, “The first Planning Clinic will be held tomorrow, November 13 at the Somerset Cricket Club from 5.30pm to 7.30pm. “The Department of Planning has invited the Department Environment and Natural... Read more of this article

New Veranda Planned At Hamilton Princess

New Veranda Planned At Hamilton Princess

Hamilton Princess & Beach Club’s lobby restaurant, Crown & Anchor, will be undergoing a transformation of its outdoor space over the next few months to “create an elegant veranda for diners.” “Construction on the new veranda space begins on Tuesday, November 12th and it will be ready for guests in early 2020,” a spokesperson... Read more of this article

Road Closures For Plant Construction Extended

Road Closures For Plant Construction Extended

The Ministry of Public Works is advising that the two road closures to be held simultaneously from Monday, December 10 through to January 2020 to accommodate construction of the North Power Plant at BELCO have been extended to Tuesday, March 31, 2020. A Government spokesperson said, “The Ministry of Public Works is advising motorists and pedestrians... Read more of this article

Minister Burch On Infrastructure Improvements

Minister Burch On Infrastructure Improvements

“The Ministry is in the advanced stage of a Public Private partnership to build a brand new building to house the Ottiwell A. Simmons Arbitration Centre,” Minister of Public Works Lt/Col David Burch said. Speaking in the House of Assembly today [Nov 1], the Minister provided an overview of infrastructure projects including planned work on... Read more of this article

Video: Govt Announce Agreement With Gorham’s

Video: Govt Announce Agreement With Gorham’s

Government made an announcement today [Oct 30] to publicly confirm an agreement with Gorham’s in relation to a strip of Government owned land at the Western Stars Sports Club [Dandy Town]. Minister of Public Works, Lt. Col. David Burch said that, “Gorham’s want access to an unused, densely overgrown strip of Government owned land to the west... Read more of this article

BELCO Celebrates North Power Station Progress

BELCO Celebrates North Power Station Progress

Staff from the Bermuda Electric Light Company [BELCO] recently held a roof wetting ceremony to celebrate the completion of the main structure and roof of the North Power Station [NPS]. A spokesperson said, “The NPS is part of the Company’s $250 million capital plan to ensure BELCO can continue to provide Bermuda’s residents and businesses... Read more of this article