New contracts for airport project
A series of subcontracts for the new airport have been handed out to local and overseas companies.
Aecon's Specialist Baggage Handling Systems and BIWIS Software System supplier Glidepath Limited, of New Zealand, has been awarded the installation contract along with Bermuda Aviation Services Limited.
BAS Group will be supported on the project by BESCO, the CCS Group, and H&H Plumbing & Mechanical Limited to provide site installation services and support services to Glidepath for the BHS Project.
Aecon's subcontractor for the mechanical systems, Update Group, has awarded subcontracts to Bermudian companies: BAC Limited for water and refrigeration systems; Keen Limited for ventilation systems; Air Care Limited, in association with Troy Fire Protection, for fire protection systems; and SwitchWorx for access control, intercom and CCTV.
The curtain wall system has been awarded to NR Windows of Florida, while local company Solid Rock Construction has been awarded the contract for concrete placing and finishing for the slab-on-grade.
Bermudian company Trident Rebar Installers has been contracted to place reinforcing steel for the slab-on-grade. Dolphin Glass of Florida will supply the interior glazing and balustrades.
Zoeftig of Exeter, Britain, specialists in airport furniture and airport seating, has been contracted to supply airport furnishings.
Service contracts have also been awarded to the following Bermudian companies:
• Surveying: Q-Ship Enterprises
• Surveying: Bermuda Caribbean Engineering Consultants
• Scaffolding: Leggo Scaffolding
• Scaffolding: Bermuda Scaffolding
• Security: Bermuda Security Services
• Security: Security Associates
• Plumbing: C.F. Batson Swan Ltd.
• Borehole drilling: Atlantic Waterworks
• Miscellaneous painting: Primeworks Property Services
Frank Ross, Aecon's executive director of infrastructure, said: “It's always a pleasure to announce the various Bermudian companies we have awarded contracts to for the airport redevelopment project.
“We are excited to work with both our local and overseas subcontractors and as always, hire as many Bermudian companies as possible — as airport construction continues on budget and on schedule.”
Aaron Adderley, president of Skyport, said: “We are pleased with the large — and growing — number of Bermudian companies who have been engaged to provide a variety of important services for the airport redevelopment project.
“We have been working closely with Aecon to ensure that continues throughout the project.”
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