Hardly any room was left at the Effortville Community Centre in Clarendon as football fans stood on the roofs of neighbouring houses and buildings to watch an engrossing game between Arnett Gardens and Humble Lion Football Clubs on March 9th. With his team in the spotlight Coach Jerome ‘Jerry’ Waite had one more reason to be excited as he was chosen as the China Harbour Engineering Company (CHEC) Star Coach for Round Two of the Red Stripe Premier League. The presentation was made during half time of Monday night’s football game where Jerry was presented with a cash prize of $75,000 and a commemorative plaque.
NEWS : Jamaica
CHEC continues work on the Bog Walk Gorge in Jamaica
March 9, 2015
As of January next year motorists will no longer have to use the dangerous Bog Walk Gorge in St Catherine, and travel time from Kingston to Ocho Rios in St Ann will be cut to less than 50 minutes, down from an approximate one-hour-and-forty-five- minute drive.
With The Gleaner Company’s staging of its 2014 Honour Awards Gala luncheon set for next week Thursday, January 29, when the person or organisation who will take the top award will be revealed, the shortlisted nominees are revelling in the spotlight of this recognition.
Arnett Gardens and Boys Town players were re-energized at the start of Monday night’s game by a greeting party consisting of Dr. the Hon. Omar Davies, Minister of Transport, Works and Housing, Mr. Xiaofeng Wang, Regional Director and Mr. Qiwu Yang, Deputy General Manager both of China Harbour Engineering Company (CHEC) Americas. China Harbour is a major sponsor of the Premiere League Football Competition having contributed nearly $55 million since 2012.
CHEC Donates Motor Vehicles to the Jamaica Constabulary Force
December 30, 2014
The Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) has received two new motor vehicles to boost its capacity to provide traffic management and security along the North/South leg of Highway 2000. The vehicles, a Toyota Hiace bus and a Toyota pickup, were donated by the management of China Harbour Engineering Company (CHEC) Limited.
China Harbour Cops 2014 JIE Project of the Year Award
December 30, 2014
The successful completion of the first leg (Mount Rosser Bypass) of the North South Highway landed China Harbour Engineering Company (CHEC) Americas with the prestigious 2014 Jamaica Institution of Engineers (JIE) Award. This is the second consecutive year that the company has been chosen as the JIE’s top recipient.
China Harbour Supports Natalie Neita Headley Sports League Awards
December 30, 2014
“I want to thank China Harbour for providing employment for young people not only in this community but for others that have been given work on the North South Highway. All our young people need is the opportunity and the chance to prove themselves,” such words of inspiration were shared by Hon. Natalie Neita Headley, Minister with Responsibility for Sports at the seventh staging of the Natalie Neita Headley Sports League Awards Ceremony. The function was held at the Knollis Community Centre in Bog Walk on Saturday, December 13.
CHEC GIVES CHARLEMONT HIGH $2.7 MILLION BOOST
November 10, 2014
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.
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
October 15, 2014
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.