Public Works/Infrastructure

Assessment Underway in Flood Impacted Harbour Island, North Eleuthera and Abaco

May 06, 2015

The Ministry of Financial Services and Local Government has announced that an assessment team has been dispatched to survey and assess the flood-damaged areas of Harbour Island and Eleuthera, on Wednesday, May 6, 2015...

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Construction of a Seawall at Smith's Point Grand Bahama Invitation to Town Hall Meeting

April 11, 2015

The Ministry of Works & Urban Development (MOW/UD) and Ministry for Grand Bahama (MOGB), will host a Construction of a Seawall at Smith's Point Project Town Hall Meeting scheduled for Thursday, April 16, 2015 at 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm at the St. Jude's Anglican Church Parish Hall, Smith's Point...

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Staniel Cay runway closed for repairs

April 10, 2015

THE Department of Civil Aviation announced today the temporary closure of the runway at Staniel Cay, Exuma for repairs to be carried out...

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Statement from the Department of Civil Aviation on temporarry closure of Staniel Cay Runway

April 10, 2015

The Department of Civil Aviation wishes to announce the temporary closure of the Runway at Staniel Cay, Exuma...

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Cancer Society Launches 3 Million Building Fund to Expand Cancer Caring Centre, Create Bahamas 1st Hospice Facility
Cancer Society Launches $3 Million Building Fund to Expand Cancer Caring Centre, Create Bahamas 1st Hospice Facility

April 06, 2015

Declaring that the need to expand the Cancer Caring Centre was “more urgent now than ever in our history,” the Cancer Society of The Bahamas today officially launched a $3 million fund-raising campaign to build 16 new rooms and create the first hospice care facility in the nation...

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Transport and Aviation Minister Announces Plan To Re-Develop Potter's Cay Dock

March 28, 2015

Minister of Transport and Aviation the Hon. Glenys Hanna-Martin took a tour with stakeholders and the media to see the plans to re-develop the Eastern End of Potter’ Cay Dock, Thursday, March 26, 2015...

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Images of Bahamas Detention Centre Dormitories and Half-way House Department of Immigration

March 26, 2015

The Department of Immigration has released images of the exterior and interior of the newly constructed dormitories at the Carmichael Road Detention Center. Additionally, images were released of the interior of the half-way house for female refugees and their minor children while they await processing and repatriation...

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Rand Memorial Hospital's Renovation is Next Step in Healthcare Transformation

March 17, 2015

The country's healthcare system is again being transformed as major renovations...

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BAMSI contractor unsure of money

March 13, 2015

The contractor at the heart of the firestorm surrounding the destroyed male dormitory at the Bahamas Agriculture and Marine Science Institute (BAMSI) said...

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Several Ministry officials signed off on construction without insurance in place
Several Ministry officials signed off on construction without insurance in place

March 12, 2015

SEVERAL Ministry of Works officials signed off on documents approving Paradigm Construction to receive more than $500,000...

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Hazardous pay for maintenence workers 'by end of month'

March 06, 2015

After months of demands, maintenance workers in the Ministry of Works will receive hazardous pay before the end of the month, according to Minister of State in the Ministry of Works and Urban Development Arnold Forbes...

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Laughter in Paradise: Comedian Chelsea Handler to perform at Atlantis, Paradise Island Memorial Day Weekend
Laughter in Paradise: Comedian Chelsea Handler to perform at Atlantis, Paradise Island Memorial Day Weekend

February 25, 2015

Atlantis, Paradise Island is bringing comedy to paradise! Superstar comedian, author, and talk show host Chelsea Handler will perform her popular stand-up show in support of her fifth book release...

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Bahamian-American in Historic Race for Florida's 18th District in the United States House of Representatives
Bahamian-American in Historic Race for Florida's 18th District in the United States House of Representatives

March 10, 2014

Calvin Turnquest a Bahamian-American is in a heated race in Florida's 18th District for the United States House of Representatives...

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Electric amnesty extended by week

September 27, 2013

THE Bahamas Electricity Corporation is extending its disconnection amnesty period by a week, BEC Chairman Leslie Miller said yesterday...

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Marsh Harbour Airport incomplete

September 26, 2013

THE $30 million project at the Marsh Harbour International Airport is still incomplete, Deputy Prime Minister Philip Davis said yesterday...

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Davis: Baha Mar road talks nearly done
Davis: Baha Mar road talks nearly done

September 04, 2013

Government negotiators have verified that Baha Mar developers spent more than $100 million for the rerouting of West Bay Street, Minister of Works Philip Brave Davis said yesterday, adding that Cabinet now has to agree to the final amount the government will pay for the road...

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baha mar road row 'nears end'

September 03, 2013

A DISAGREEMENT between the government and Baha Mar officials over money owed to the company for building one mile of rerouted West Bay Street is nearing an end, according to Works Minister Philip “Brave” Davis...

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DPM to meet with Baha Mar today
DPM to meet with Baha Mar today

August 23, 2013

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Works Philip Davis plans to meet with negotiators from Baha Mar today in an effort to reach agreement on the government's financial obligation for roadwork associated with the Cable Beach project.

"At that time there will be a more definitive protocol crafted to reach a resolution on the matter," Davis said...

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Work on Mayaguana airport runway on schedule, on budget

August 12, 2013

Work on the runway of the Mayaguana airport is expected to be completed on schedule and on budget, according to I-Group representative Tim Haffner.

Haffner, project manager for the I-Group's Mayaguana Management Company, said flight services should be returned to that island within the first week of October...

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2.8m contract signed for roadworks in San Salvador

August 11, 2013

A MODERN road system for San Salvador’s drivers, cyclists and pedestrians is on the way, according to the government.

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Works Philip Davis signed a contract for $2,843,516.67 with Symonette’s Enterprises to improve and maintain roads across the island...

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