Public Works/Infrastructure

Govt Maintenance Workers On 'Work To Rule'

November 16, 2012

A meeting between Deputy Prime Minister Philip Brave Davis and Bahamas Public Services Union (BPSU) officials will determine whether approximately 200 maintenance workers at the Ministry of Works carry out further industrial action, union president John Pinder said yesterday.

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Clean Up Campaign At Fort Fincastle
Clean Up Campaign At Fort Fincastle

November 15, 2012

Residents of Fort Fincastle are joining with the Antiquities, Monuments, and Museums Corporation for the full-scale restoration of the world class tourist sites known as the Queen's Staircase, the Water Tower, and Fort Fincastle.

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Baha Mar's Tree Of trees
Baha Mar's Tree Of trees

November 13, 2012

This Christmas, Baha Mar is inviting its Bahamian neighbours - school children, residents and local artists - to help turn its original wood-sculpture Tree of Trees even more green this holiday season by crafting special ornaments from recycled water bottles and donating found items that can be repurposed as unique and meaningful decorations.

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Former Wyndham Workers Appeal To PM
Former Wyndham Workers Appeal To PM

November 13, 2012

Scores of disgruntled former Wyndham Nassau Resort workers yesterday called on the government to assist them in getting their jobs back, threatening to protest on Bay Street if help is not forthcoming.

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Anger Over Sand Removal
Anger Over Sand Removal

November 12, 2012

Angry residents of eastern New Providence are asking why nothing is being done about a barge which they claim has been illegally removing sand from the seabed off Salt Cay.

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Dorsett: 20 Million In New Home Construction Next Year
Dorsett: 20 Million In New Home Construction Next Year

November 09, 2012

The Ministry of Housing plans to kick-start $20 million worth of new home construction early next year, Environment and Housing Minister Kenred Dorsett said yesterday.

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Airport To Stage Full-scale Drill For Simulated Crash
Airport To Stage Full-scale Drill For Simulated Crash

November 06, 2012

The Lynden Pindling International Airport's emergency response will be put to the test this morning with a "full-scale drill" comprising a stimulated plane crash.

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Nassau's LPIA Airport Emergency Response Put to the Test in Full-scale Drill

November 02, 2012

NASSAU, BAHAMAS -  On Tuesday November 6, 2012 at 9:00 a.m. stakeholders at Lynden Pindling International Airport (LPIA) will participate in a full-scale emergency exercise. International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) regulations require all airports to establish an emergency plan commensurate with the aircraft operations and other activities conducted at the airport.

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Minister Denies FNM Claims Over Eleuthera Hospital

November 02, 2012

Shane Gibson, Labour and National Insurance Minister yesterday denied claims made by the opposition that plans for a multi million dollar clinic in Eleuthera was birthed by the former FNM administration.

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Friday Road Closures for the Sir Sidney Poitier Dedication Ceremony

November 01, 2012

Friday 2nd November 2012 9:00 AM ROAD CLOSURES: From 9:00am to 12:30pm on Friday 2nd November, 2012 the following streets will be closed to vehicular traffic:

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GBPA Building Development Officials Urge Inspections In Flood Areas

November 01, 2012

Freeport, Grand Bahama - With Hurricane Sandy making landfall well to the north of Grand Bahama Island and The Bahamas, dozens of residents and business owners on Grand Bahama are vigorously working to restore a sense of normalcy to their lives and business operations.

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Christie Tours Eleuthera Reveals Plans For Mini-hospital
Christie Tours Eleuthera Reveals Plans For Mini-hospital

October 31, 2012

As Prime Minister Perry Christie toured the island of Eleuthera yesterday he said he would do his best to help residents impacted by Hurricane Sandy, particularly those living in Governor's Harbour which experienced severe flooding, even going so far as to promise the island a new mini-hospital.

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GBPA's Building And Development Officials Urge Inspections In Flood Areas

October 30, 2012

Freeport, Grand Bahama -- With Hurricane Sandy making landfall well to the north of Grand Bahama Island and The Bahamas, dozens of residents and business owners on Grand Bahama are vigorously working to restore a sense of normalcy to their lives and business operations.

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Grand Bahama Power Continues Restoration Efforts Post-Sandy

October 30, 2012

Freeport, Grand Bahama (October 29) -- Grand Bahama Power Company wishes to advise the public that our primary focus continues to be on our restoration efforts.

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Govt Gets 200,000 Grant To Assist With Storm Damage
Govt Gets 200,000 Grant To Assist With Storm Damage

October 30, 2012

The Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) yesterday offered the Bahamas government a $200,000 grant to assist with restorative efforts following Hurricane Sandy, which devastated pockets of the country last week, Prime Minister Perry Christie revealed.

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Bahamas Speed Week Signs 3-year Contract With Local Company For Infrastructure

October 22, 2012

Nassau, Bahamas -- A local company is 'sitting pretty' after Bahamas Speed Week organisers signed a three-year contract for thousands of bleacher seats.

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Treasure Cay Airport Materials 'Unaccounted For'

October 19, 2012

The Ministry of Public Works is trying to account for the $1.7 million that was allegedly spent in part on materials to resurface the runway and parking lot of the Treasure Cay airport in Abaco, according to Deputy Prime Minister Philip Brave Davis.

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Family Islands Airports To Be upgraded

October 17, 2012

Nassau The Bahamas - The Government has implemented on a programme to modernise airports throughout the Family Islands according to the growth and needs of those communities.

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Minister: Concern Over Hotel Plan
Minister: Concern Over Hotel Plan

October 17, 2012

Tourism Minister Obie Wilchcombe yesterday said concerns have risen over a proposed multi-million dollar hotel to be constructed at the Lynden Pindling International Airport (LPIA).

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Grand Opening For Airport Terminal
Grand Opening For Airport Terminal

October 17, 2012

Lynden Pindling International Airport's $144 million international arrivals terminal opened in grand style yesterday evening.

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