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By NEIL HARTNELL Tribune Business Editor A renewable energy provider is looking to "commission" its Eleuthera wind farm by early 2013, having invested $250,000 in completing the first project phase involving the construction of a Meteorological tower. Th
Bahamas Power & Light’s (BPL) Board split was sparked by disputes over generation technology for the new, low-cost power plant and executive appointments, Tribune Business can reveal.
THE Bahamas National Trust (BNT) yesterday said leases that will give it oversight of some 20 National Parks are now being finalised, with 43 more still under government review. Eric Carey, the Trust’s executive director, told Tribune Business: “We
BAHAMAS Medical and Surgical Supplies has opened a new corporate complex.
A Cabinet Minister yesterday confirmed that a deal for Nassau’s new power plant could be signed as early as next week to bring the energy sector “out of the dark ages”.Desmond Bannister, minister of works, told Tribune Business that the signing of a
TALL Pines MP Leslie Miller yesterday said union demands have “priced the government out of the business” of supplying quality utility services throughout The Bahamas.
THE Grand Celebration cruise vessel’s owner is banking on a Grand Bahama tourism “rebound” by the 2018 fourth quarter, the vessel having suffered no lasting damage from breaking free of its moorings.David Johnson, a former Bahamas tourism director-ge
DISRUPTIONS to their water supply has left many residents of Eleuthera angry and miserable as they struggle to obtain water to carry out such basic tasks as bathing and flushing toilets.
Three service technicians, all with impeccable records of servicing the machines that save our lives, are being lauded by their company, which is considered a leader in health and innovation in the Bahamas.
A rival Board member is accusing Bahamas Power & Light’s (BPL) ex-chairman of “making mischief where none exists” over aborted efforts to give Bahamians early relief from high energy costs.
DEPARTING passengers at Lynden Pindling International Airport experienced significant delays yesterday morning after a major power failure at the US departures terminal held up ten flights - in one instance, for more than two hours.
BAHAMAS Contractors Association (BCA) President Leonard Sands says a local company’s proposed modular homes initiative is a potential game-changer for the country. He believes the business is a possible solution to the high cost of houses. His statem
A CABINET minister yesterday voiced optimism that Commonwealth Brewery’s creation of 30 new posts would minimise recently-unveiled job losses to a “net” 43.
THE Bahamas Protected Group yesterday presented a three-year plan to expand marine protected areas to preserve future employment, protect the environment and help secure the country’s food sources.
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The Bahamian Contractors Association’s (BCA) president yesterday said the 120 local companies collectively owed $74.3 million for work performed on Baha Mar needed to be fully paid before they would return to the construction site.
YESTERDAY marked the second anniversary of the plane crash that many have described as the worst air disaster in Bahamian history.
LAKE WALES, Fla. (AP) — A Kansas businessman, his wife and their four children were killed Thursday when their small plane crashed into a swampy area of central Florida, authorities said.
A LOW-profile block of aluminum zipping across a short stretch of what looked like railroad tracks before crashing into a tuft of sand seconds later in the desert north of Las Vegas last week marked the first public glimpse of the Hyperloop One propulsion system that its creators hope will rocket people and cargo through tubes at the speed of sound in five years.
There is no doubt if there is a single economic shackle around all of our necks it has been BEC-BP&L high electricity bills.