Airport developers announced a new series of subcontracts were awarded to local and overseas companies this week.

Aecon’s Specialist Baggage Handling Systems and BIWIS Software System supplier Glidepath Limited has been awarded the installation contract along with Bermuda Aviation Services Limited.

BAS Group will be supported by BESCO, the CCS Group, and H&H Plumbing & Mechanical Limited for installation and support services to Glidepath.

Update Group, Aecon’s subcontractor for the mechanical systems, 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.

NR Windows of Florida will install the curtain wall system, while Solid Rock Construction was awarded the contract for concrete placing and finishing for the slab-on-grade.

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 were also been awarded to:

  • 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.”