Public Works/Infrastructure

Ministry of Agriculture and Marine Resources Statement on Potters Cay Dock Renovations

May 09, 2018

While the concerns of the Vendors Association at Potters Cay is very important to the ministry, there are a few points we wish to bring clarity to, as expressed to ZNS News...

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Gladstone Road to be expanded
Gladstone Road to be expanded

May 09, 2018

The government will dedicate $2 million in the upcoming budget year to expand Gladstone Road in order to alleviate traffic congestion, said Minister of Public Works Desmond Bannister yesterday. The announcement follows the government's decision to close access to Munnings Road from Gladstone Road and [...]
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Foreign Affairs Minister Henfield Welcomed US and Norway's Reprasentatives at COFCOR

May 08, 2018

Minister of Foreign Affairs, the Hon. Darren Henfield, chairman of the CARICOM Council for Foreign and Community Relations (COFCOR) meetings in Nassau, May 7-8, 2018 at the British Colonial Hilton...

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PAHO Hosts Breakfast for Parliamentarians

May 04, 2018

The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) hosted a breakfast for Parliamentarians including Prime Minister Dr. the Rt. Hon. Hubert Minnis at Atlantis, Thursday, May 3, 2018...

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Works Minister outlines Government's Agenda as it moves Towards a World Class Eleuthera, Spanish Wells and Harbor Island

May 01, 2018

Minister of Works, the Hon. Desmond Bannister announced infrastructural upgrades to improve delivery of services for Eleuthera, Spanish Wells, and Harbour Island at the 6th Eleuthera Business Outlook, April 26, 2018 at Valentine’s Resort and Marina in Harbour Island.

Mr. Bannister revealed the government’s plans to assist in ‘creating a world class Eleuthera, Harbour Island and Spanish Wells’ as the theme of the conference affirms.

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Issues with High Rock Seawall Need to be Fixed

April 17, 2018

In visiting two seawalls in East Grand Bahama on Friday, April 13, Minister of Public Works the Hon. Desmond Bannister, while pleased with the seawall in Smith’s Point, was displeased with the work on the seawall in High Rock...

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Minister of Works Inspects Government Buildings and Projects in GB

April 17, 2018

Minister of Works, the Hon. Desmond Bannister said repair of the Garnett Levarity Justice Centre is at the top of the Ministry of Works list of priorities for Grand Bahama...

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Bannister blasts 'shoddy' seawall
Bannister blasts 'shoddy' seawall

April 17, 2018

WORKS Minister Desmond Bannister said the Minnis administration is concerned about receiving quality work from contractors, after revealing a seawall in High Rock, Grand Bahama was "improperly" built and taxpayers did not receive value for the money spent.

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Public Notice from the Ministry of Public Works
Public Notice from the Ministry of Public Works

April 03, 2018

The Ministry of Public Works/Bahamix, has scheduled Milling and Paving Works for the Eastern Road between Montagu Circle and Johnson Road beginning Wednesday, 28th March, 2018, on Mondays through Fridays, between the hours of 9:30 am to 2:30 pm each day. Completion of the work is anticipated for April 17, 2018.

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Ministry of Public Works Experiencing System Shutdown
Ministry of Public Works Experiencing System Shutdown

April 03, 2018

The public is advised that repairs are being made to restore communication services (telephone and Internet) at The Ministry of Public Works.

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Public asked to make complaints to Ministry of Works' Whatsapp line

March 22, 2018

During his Mid-Term Budget address, the Hon. Desmond Bannister, Minister of Public Works appealed to the public for its assistance in sending a “strong” message to utility companies through the use of its newly introduced Whatsapp line...

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Minnis: Focus on infrastructure expansion in new budget year
Minnis: Focus on infrastructure expansion in new budget year

March 22, 2018

Having focused primarily on reining in spending during the first fiscal year, Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis has announced that his administration will oversee major capital expenditure in the 2018/2019 fiscal year to prioritize infrastructure expansion. During his contribution to the mid-year budget debate in [...]

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WSC Operational Update Following the Passage of Hurricane Irma
WSC Operational Update Following the Passage of Hurricane Irma

September 10, 2017

Nassau, Bahamas – The Water and Sewerage Corporation (WSC) wishes to provide the following operational updates to our valued customers and all residents of The Bahamas following the passage of Hurricane Irma.

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BPL working to restore electricity supply

September 09, 2017

Bahamas Power and Light Company Ltd. (BPL) advises its customers that as a result of the passage of Hurricane Irma, a number of areas on our network have been impacted resulting in the disruption of electricity supplies...

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Power failure: BPL blasted for 'worst hurricane recovery ever'
Power failure: BPL blasted for 'worst hurricane recovery ever'

October 12, 2016

BAHAMAS Electrical Workers Union President Paul Maynard yesterday blasted the "coordinators" at Bahamas Power and Light for being "inefficient" and organising the "worst hurricane recovery effort" he has ever seen.

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All Roads in New Providence Passable
All Roads in New Providence Passable

October 12, 2016

The Ministry of Works & Urban Development announces that as of 6:00pm today (10th October 2016), all roads in New Providence have been made passable.

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PM Christie Announces Exigency Order in Wake of Hurricane Matthew
PM Christie Announces Exigency Order in Wake of Hurricane Matthew

October 10, 2016

Nassau, The Bahamas -- Prime Minister and Minister of Finance the Rt. Hon. Perry Christie announced, on October 10, 2016, that an exigency order for properly-approved, privately-imported items would be instituted on Tuesday, October 11, and supplies assigned to the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) will be given duty and VAT free privilege, with no processing fee being assessed would for those NEMA goods.

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PM and Stakeholders Join NEMA in Post Hurricane Matthew Briefing

October 10, 2016

Prime Minister and Minister of Finance the Rt. Hon. Perry Christie, National Emergency Management Agency and pertinent stakeholders speak at a post-Hurricane Matthew press conference at NEMA Headquarters, on October 9, 2016.

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Minister Shane Gibson is Coordinator for Hurricane Matthew Relief and Recovery
Minister Shane Gibson is Coordinator for Hurricane Matthew Relief and Recovery

October 10, 2016

NASSAU, The Bahamas – Prime Minister the Rt Hon Perry Christie has appointed the Hon Shane Gibson, Minister of Labour and National Insurance and Minister of the Public Service, the Coordinator for the Hurricane Matthew Relief and Recovery efforts.

The Prime Minister officially made the announcement during a press conference on Sunday, October 9, 2016 at NEMA on Gladstone Road.

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News-press Release From Bahamas Power And Light - Oct 9th 2016, 3pm
News-press Release From Bahamas Power And Light - Oct 9th 2016, 3pm

October 10, 2016

Bahamas Power And Light Update - Oct 9th 2016, 3pm

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