Tag: Construction

Six Month Carpentry Course To Be Offered

Six Month Carpentry Course To Be Offered

Woodworks Carpentry Training Centre announced that they will soon launch a new 6 month carpentry course for those seeking careers in the construction and woodworking fields. Project Manager Kristin White, explains, “Woodworks was pleased to be able to reopen earlier this year and host weekend and evening DIY classes and a youth summer camp. However,... Read more of this article

Finance Minister On Airport Re-Development

Finance Minister On Airport Re-Development

[Updated with audio] Speaking in the House of Assembly today [Nov 21], Minister of Finance Bob Richards provided an overview of the agreement with the Canadian Commercial Corporation [CCC] to pave the way for the airport redevelopment. Minister Richards said, “The redevelopment of the Bermuda airport represents one of the most important capital... Read more of this article

PLP & Minister On Ariel Sands Redevelopment

PLP & Minister On Ariel Sands Redevelopment

Following the groundbreaking ceremony held at Ariel Sands, the Opposition asked for clarification of “when in fact they anticipate submitting the requisite plans,” with Home Affairs Minister Michael Fahy calling their statement  ”sad and desperate.” The ground breaking for the project — which the recent Throne Speech... Read more of this article

Video: Ariel Sands Groundbreaking & Concept

Video: Ariel Sands Groundbreaking & Concept

[Updated with videos] Groundbreaking for the new $85 million Ariel Sands project is underway this morning [Nov 12] with actor Michael Douglas, Premier Michael Dunkley, Minister of Economic Development and Education Dr. Grant Gibbons, Minister of Tourism & Transport Shawn Crockwell, and Home Affairs Minister Michael Fahy in attendance.Earlier this... Read more of this article

New Roundabout For Black Watch & North Shore

New Roundabout For Black Watch & North Shore

[Updated] The Ministry of Public Works today announced that work has begun to improve the junction of Black Watch Pass and North Shore Road “to make it safer for motorists,” and the work will include the construction of a roundabout. A spokesperson said, “The first phase of work will require the transplanting of approximately 25 palm... Read more of this article

Minister & Shadow: Lefroy House Roof Repair

Minister & Shadow: Lefroy House Roof Repair

“While the OBA has been quick to repair bus shelters in the hope of getting a few extra votes in constituency 33, they have displayed a shocking lack of urgency or compassion for the safety and comfort of seniors at Lefroy House,” Shadow Minister for Labour Relations and Seniors Derrick Burgess said. Mr. Burgess said that hurricane damage... Read more of this article

Planning Approvals Granted for Slate Quarrying

Planning Approvals Granted for Slate Quarrying

The Department of Planning advised today [Nov 6] that planning approvals for slate quarrying have now been granted for four sites in Bermuda and quarrying can begin immediately. Those sites are: Rocky Heights Quarry off Lolly’s Well Road, Smiths; 15 Farmer’s Lane, Warwick;126 Harrington Sound Road, Smiths; and 3 Farm Lane, Hamilton. A look at some... Read more of this article

Kings of Construction To Be Held On Nov. 7th

Kings of Construction To Be Held On Nov. 7th

Brute strength and fierce competition will be the order of the night starting at 7.30pm on Friday [Nov 7] when the annual Kings of Construction event, hosted by the Construction Association of Bermuda takes place on Front Street, next to Docksider’s Pub. “We’re very excited to have this new venue,” states CAOB Chair, Charles Dunstan, “We expect... Read more of this article

Video: Minister On Slate, Planning & Quarries

Video: Minister On Slate, Planning & Quarries

“Over the last few days there has been much misinformation spread about the role of the Department of Planning in respect of approving the opening of quarries to meet the high demand for slate following the recent passing of Tropical Storm Fay and Hurricane Gonzalo,” Minister Michael Fahy said today. The Minister said, “Rumors that... Read more of this article

Video: Zane Desilva On Roof Slate Shortage

Video: Zane Desilva On Roof Slate Shortage

MP Zane Desilva, who also owns a major construction firm, has spoken out about the roof slate shortage, calling on the Government to take action to assure a supply of slate is available so that homeowners who suffered roof damage in either Tropical Storm Fay, and Hurricane Gonzalo can get their damage fixed. Zane Desilva says, “I’m very... Read more of this article


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