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Two airport project contracts awarded

  • Project news: contracts have been awarded for electrical and communications work, and baggage handling services, as part of the airport redevelopment project at LF Wade International Airport

Aecon Group, a partner in the redevelopment of Bermuda’s airport, has awarded of the electrical and communications work contract to Update Contracting Bermuda Airport Limited, and the baggage handling system contract to Glidepath Systems Limited.

Update Contracting, a Dublin-based company registered in Bermuda, is a multidisciplinary provider of mechanical, engineering and plumbing services with experience in providing building services engineering to a wide range of client sectors.

For the electrical systems contract, Update Contracting will work with Bermudian subcontractors to complete the following work:

• Electrical distribution will be completed by Noesis Energy Solutions / Options Electrical

• The IT scope of work will be handled by Sita and Switchworx.

The baggage handling systems contract has been awarded to Glidepath Systems Limited. Glidepath has engaged Koba Industries Limited as project administrators and will announce additional subcontractors at a later date.

Frank Ross, Aecon’s executive director, infrastructure, said: “We are pleased to be working with many local companies on the airport redevelopment project. This latest round of contracts will ensure the electrical, communications and security work will be state of the art and modern. We look forward to working with these contractors.”

The construction of the new airport terminal is expected to take 40 months to complete, and will be finished in 2020.