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Construction Contractors' Bill, 2016
July 13, 2016
Construction Contractors' Bill, 2016

I am pleased today to bring to Parliament, an inaugural cutting-edge and comprehensive Construction Contractors Bill, 2016.

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July 03, 2019
DPM: Govt doing what it can to help smaller contractors

The government is doing what it can to expand the pool of qualified contractors that can successfully bid on large domestic and international projects, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance Peter Turnquest said following the controversy surrounding the awarding of contracts to Bahamas Hot Mix for a water improvement project in the Family Islands...

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August 23, 2016
Baha Mar work starts next month

CONSTRUCTION at the stalled Baha Mar resort is expected to resume in September in a move to have the $3.5 billion resort project open no later than the end of winter in 2017, Prime Minister Perry Christie announced last night.

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July 19, 2013
BCA chief: Too many foreign contractors

The president of the Bahamian Contractors' Association (BCA) is "very much concerned" about the number of foreign contractors who are involved in the high-end real estate construction sector.

He has called on the government to take steps to limit the entrance of foreign companies, whom he claims have contributed to a weakening of the pool of skilled workers available to Bahamian contractors, an...

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Hepburn 'refused to answer questions' on murder
March 21, 2013
Hepburn 'refused to answer questions' on murder

A former homicide detective told the court yesterday the man accused of murdering Nellie Mae Brown-Cox refused to answer questions during his formal interview about one week after the charity worker was found lying in a pool of blood in a South Beach apartment.

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Rt. Hon. Hubert A. Ingraham speaks on Baha Mar Cable Beach Redevelopment Project
February 07, 2011
Rt. Hon. Hubert A. Ingraham speaks on Baha Mar Cable Beach Redevelopment Project

Rt. Hon. Hubert A. Ingraham Communication to Parliament on
Novated and Amended Agreements for the Baha Mar Cable Beach Redevelopment Project.....

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Rt. Hon. Hubert A. Ingraham Resolution on Baha Mar Project
November 19, 2010
Rt. Hon. Hubert A. Ingraham Resolution on Baha Mar Project

I have been disappointed but not surprised by the failure of Members Opposite to recognize that my Government has made considerable and measurable progress in making lemonade from the lemons which they left on the table when they were put out of office in 2007.

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October 08, 2010
Fears Baha Mar could drain country of workers

By NOELLE NICOLLS

Tribune Staff Reporter

nnicolls@tribunemedia.net

If Baha Mar drains the labour pool of Bahamian workers then contractors will be left twiddling their thumbs, according to the Bahamas Contractors Association.

Stephen Wrinkle, BCA president said the project could drain the country of workers in a "New York minute", and leave Bahamian contractors "left on the side lines." It has...

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September 23, 2010
'We're begging like children'

By NEIL HARTNELL

Tribune Business Editor

Bahamian contractors must be actively engaged on the major multi-million dollar development projects if this nation is to "grow itself to mature status", the industry's head told Tribune Business, rather than just let the sector simply be used as a labour pool by developers.

Stephen Wrinkle, the Bahamian Contractors Association's (BCA) president, said th...

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August 24, 2010
Local contractors fear Baha Mar will leave them without workers for other projects

By TANEKA THOMPSON

Tribune Staff Reporter

tthompson@tribunemedia.net

LOCAL contractors are worried their labour pool will be depleted when the $2.6 billion Baha Mar development begins construction and want assurances that they will be incorporated into the project alongside their workers.

According to Stephen Wrinkle, president of the Bahamian Contractors' Association, construction bosses want...

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