CHEC GIVES CHARLEMONT HIGH $2.7 MILLION BOOST
Upon entering the Charlemont High School compound a few months ago, one would see a huge sunken area along the drive way that could be considered wasted land for the rapidly expanding student compliment. A plea for assistance to fill this shallow valley was sent to China Harbour’s section 1B construction site office and in response CHEC has since provided equipment, building materials and the subsequent manpower all valued at approx. $2.7 million.
CHINA HARBOUR SPONSORS NATIONAL PREMIER LEAGUE FOR 3RD CONSECUTIVE YEAR
Kingston Jamaica, October 14, 2014: Committed to developing Jamaica’s number one sport, China Harbour Engineering Company is contributing $23 million to the Premier League Clubs Association (PLCA) for the 2014-2015 National Premier League Football Competition. The official announcement was made on October 14th at the Football Federation’s Headquarters in New Kingston. To date the company has provided the PLCA with over $73 million in sponsorship.
CHINA HARBOUR AWARDS ENGINEERING SCHOLARSHIPS TO JAMAICAN STUDENTS
With an increased commitment to developing the country’s infrastructure and its people, China Harbour Engineering Company (CHEC) Americas Division awarded scholarships to five Jamaican students enabling them to pursue studies at Hohai University in China. The happy five are past students of Excelsior High School and St. Georges College (Rushawn Marshall); Glenmuir High School (Clenmar Rowe); Dinthill Technical High School (Tashae Thompson); Manchester High School (David Scott) and St. Jago High School (Kemmisha Skinner). While in China, students will be majoring in Harbour Coastal and Offshore Engineering.
North Abaco Port Project Update & the Project Outlined to the Community
ABACO, Bahamas - China Harbour Engineering Company (CHEC) recently hosted one of many town hall meetings in Coopers Town updating the Abaco community on the status of the North Abaco Port Project. Just more than a score of attendees from the community were present at the October 6 presentation where residents were allowed to freely express their opinions on the development.
SUMMER TRAINEES GAIN HANDS ON EXPERIENCE AT CHEC AMERICAS
Every summer holiday many students ardently search for a position that not only provides hands on experience, but one that offers a small stipend to perhaps assist with upcoming university or other expenses. Twenty-two students gained such an opportunity to do an internship at China Harbour Engineering Company (CHEC) Americas -Division.
FIRST LEG OF THE NORTH SOUTH HIGHWAY OPENS TO THE PUBLIC ON JAMAICA’S INDEPENDENCE DAY
Jamaica’s infrastructure got a major boost today when the Linstead to Moneague segment of the North/South Highway, also known as Highway 2000, was officially opened by Prime Minister the Most Honourable Portia Simpson Miller in a ceremony attended by several stakeholders. The public will be able to access the highway as early as 6 am on the country’s 52nd year of Independence—celebrated nationally on August 6th. Everyone can utilize this leg of the highway free of cost for one month.
CHEC AMERICAS hands over the St. Mark Flood Mitigation Project in time for the Hurricane Season
St. Mark, Grenada: The people of the St. Mark community can breathe a sigh of relief now that the flood mitigation work has been completed just in time for the onset of the 2014 hurricane season. The construction will protect the community from the effects of dangerous flooding.
North Abaco Port Groundbreaking Marks start of local Economic Boost.
Abaco, The Bahamas — China Harbour Engineering Company (CHEC) – Americas in association with the Ministry of Works, celebrated the start of construction on the $39 million North Abaco Port Project in a groundbreaking ceremony on Friday, June 20th.