Airport: Mechanical & Fuel Hydrant Contracts

November 6, 2017

Aecon Group announced the awarding of the mechanical contract to Update Contracting Bermuda Airport Limited [Update Contracting] and the fuel hydrant system contract to Phoenix Petroleum.

“Update Contracting, a Dublin, Ireland-based company registered in Bermuda, is a multidisciplinary provider of mechanical, engineering and plumbing services with experience in providing building services engineering to a wide range of client sectors,” the announcement said.

“For the mechanical systems contract, Update Contracting will be working with sub-contractors to complete the following work:

  • Air Care Bermuda will provide and install fire alarm and sprinkler systems, in association with Troy Life Safety Ltd.
  • BAC Group of Companies will supply chilled water, plumbing and refrigeration systems.
  • Keen Limited, has been selected to fit ventilation systems for the building.

“Meanwhile, Phoenix Petroleum has been hired for the fuel hydrant system. They will work with local sub-contractor Raposo Welding Services Limited, based in St. George’s.”

Frank Ross, Aecon’s Executive Director, Infrastructure, said: “We are pleased to be working with many local companies to provide the mechanical systems of the new airport terminal.

“Their insight will be invaluable in ensuring that the new facility is world-class and meets Bermuda’s local standards. We look forward to working with them.”

“The construction of the new airport terminal is expected to take 40 months to complete and will be finished in 2020,” Aecon added.

“This is the latest round of contracts to be awarded to local construction and supply companies, with four major contracts awarded in June of this year to Horsfield Landscape and Design, D&J Construction Services, S.A.L. Trading Limited and Canadian company, Benson Steel, who is working with Correia Construction Limited.

“Eight local contractors were also appointed to carry out other work at the construction site at that time in addition to a further ten contracts which were announced in April and May.”

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