Tag: Construction

BHCT Announces New KEMH Legacy Walkway

BHCT Announces New KEMH Legacy Walkway

The Bermuda Hospitals Charitable Trust [BHCT] today [Apr 15] launched The Legacy Walkway, a new fundraising initiative that will help raise funds for areas of need within Bermuda’s hospitals. The initiative offers residents the opportunity to be a part of Bermuda’s history by purchasing a personalized brick, which will leave a lasting mark in the... Read more of this article

New Hamilton Princess Marina To Open In July

New Hamilton Princess Marina To Open In July

As part of the $90 million redevelopment, the Green Family, owners of The Fairmont Hamilton Princess, today announced that the new marina will open in mid-July. The new state-of-the-art marina will have up to 60 permanent berths available for locals who are interested in marina facilities in Hamilton Harbour. There will be additional space available... Read more of this article

35 Year Old Hospitalised After Industrial Accident

35 Year Old Hospitalised After Industrial Accident

At sometime around 1pm today [Apr 14] there was an industrial accident at the KEMH construction site, which resulted in a man being taken to hospital where he is presently listed in stable condition.A Bermuda Hospitals Board spokesperson said, “BHB can confirm that there was an industrial accident on the site of the new Acute Care Wing today... Read more of this article

New Emergency Dept. To Offer Patient Privacy

New Emergency Dept. To Offer Patient Privacy

Patient privacy is a hallmark of the Emergency Department in the new Acute Care Wing, the Bermuda Hospitals Board [BHB] said today. A private waiting room with seating for 15 people and two wheelchairs will keep patients away from the main hospital traffic, while access to other hospital services required by emergency department patients will take place... Read more of this article

Partial Closure Of KEMH Ground Floor Corridor

Partial Closure Of KEMH Ground Floor Corridor

The Bermuda Hospitals Board said that construction works of the Acute Care Wing will necessitate the closure of a portion of the ground floor corridor between the Continuing Care Unit [CCU] and the main lobby of the King Edward VII Memorial Hospital [KEMH] this month. This section of the corridor will be closed for approximately four weeks. A spokeperson... Read more of this article

Sewage Pumps Turned On At New KEMH Facility

Sewage Pumps Turned On At New KEMH Facility

The King Edward VII Memorial Hospital [KEMH] Acute Care Wing is nearing completion, and the pumps in the new sewage treatment facility were turned on Monday, March 31st. BHB said, “The state of the art plant constructed by BCM McAlpine Ltd. treats not only the waste expected when the new wing opens in September 2014 but also the current sewage... Read more of this article

Hospital Dialysis Unit Construction Complete

Hospital Dialysis Unit Construction Complete

The Bermuda Hospitals Board said the construction of the Dialysis Unit in the new Acute Care Wing is complete, although not fitted with all the necessary equipment and furniture just yet. The 11,846 square foot area is significantly larger than the Beresford Swan Dialysis Unit where treatments are currently given.BHB President and CEO Venetta Symonds... Read more of this article

BEST Welcomes Pink Beach Redevelopment

BEST Welcomes Pink Beach Redevelopment

The Bermuda Environmental Sustainability Taskforce [BEST] has welcomed the Pink Beach redevelopment project, saying their “preliminary comments are mostly favourable. ” A spokesperson said, “The redevelopment of the Pink Beach Hotel site brings welcome features that will benefit future development in Bermuda. The Bermuda Environmental... Read more of this article

St David’s Carpentry Training Centre To Re-open

St David’s Carpentry Training Centre To Re-open

[Updated] Woodworks Carpentry Training Centre, located in Southside, St. David’s, will reopen in April with a full offering of classes for student carpenters and woodworking hobbyists. The workshop, run by master carpenters Alma Hunt and Quinton Burrows, was previously open for five years, offering training to students referred to them by various... Read more of this article

BHB Updates On Acute Care Wing Construction

BHB Updates On Acute Care Wing Construction

BHB has released their latest update on the construction of the Acute Care Wing. A spokesperson said, “The number of operatives on the site last month surpassed expected maximums, peaking at 610. This is good news for locals in the industry, who account for more than 60 percent of the workforce. “These numbers will gradually start to fall... Read more of this article