January 24, 2020

Book your Cayman Islands’ cabana online

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Public Works Department introduces new online booking service. Residents can book cabanas at all public parks and beaches managed by the department. GRAND CAYMAN (GIS) – Accessing Cayman’s beaches and parks has become easier, thanks to a new online service.  Residents can now book cabanas at all 12 public parks, and 7 public beaches through […]

Plans for Cayman Islands’ Bodden Town Hurricane Shelter moving ahead

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Newlands MLA Alva Suckoo, the deputy leader of the Opposition, (Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2018) thanked Government for moving ahead on long-advocated arrangements for the completion of the Bodden Town Church of God building for purposes of adding to the quota of the district’s hurricane shelter facilities. “It is hoped that this project will be completed […]

Levi Allen wins Cayman Islands EOM Excellence in Talent Development

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Levi Allen of the Public Works Department (PWD) is the Cayman Islands Government Employee of the Month for January 2018, an accolade he has received for the “Pursuit of Excellence in Talent Development.” Mr Allen, Training, Development and Safety Officer, was nominated by PWD’s Director Max Jones for his work on three major projects that […]

Cayman Islands PWD’s Apprenticeship Programme bags top award

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Public Works Department’s “world-class” apprenticeship training programme has been chosen by the Cayman Islands Society of Human Resource Professionals (CISHRP) as the ‘Best Training Programme’ in the Cayman Islands for 2017. The Department earned the prestigious award at the society’s 8th Annual Top Employer and 3rd annual CISHRP Awards for Human Resources Excellence (CAHRE). Director […]

Cayman Islands: PWD-CIFEC apprentices earn International Certification

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In a major milestone for the Public Works Department, five apprentices recently received their internationally recognised City and Guilds of London certification. The Department’s remarkable construction industry training programme is run jointly as a partnership with the Cayman Islands Further Education Centre and is solidly supported by private sector partners. Three of the apprentices in […]

Max Jones is top HOD at Cayman Islands Infrastructure Ministry

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Director of Public Works Department, Mr. Max Jones is the top Head of the Department in the Commerce, Planning and Infrastructure Ministry for the 2016-2017 financial year. The award was announced and presented at a meeting of Heads of Departments in the ministry by the Ministry Chief Officer, Mr. Alan Jones. The meeting was held […]

Min. meets staff

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Cayman Islands Minister,Hon. Joey Hew, Meets Ministry Staff Minister of Commerce, Planning and Infrastructure, Hon. Joey Hew this week began officially meeting staff in ministries he has responsibility for by visiting some of the departments located in the Government Administration Building and elsewhere. So far Minister Hew has visited the Computer Services Department and the […]

Cayman Islands shuttering drill a success

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More than 200 Public Works Department (PWD) and National Roads Authority (NRA) staff fanned out around Grand Cayman on Wednesday, 3 May 2017, during the 30th annual hurricane-shuttering exercise. The workers met at PWD in the morning, before heading out in teams to shutter more than 100 Government buildings, including 17 hurricane shelters. Their work […]

Customs new facility

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Cayman Islands Customs New Facility Officially Opened A year after construction began, the Finance Minister, Hon. Marco Archer, snipped a ribbon to officially open a new Customs facility that houses the department’s mobile x-ray scanning truck, revenue and border protection staff. Constructed on time, the new $1.3 million building, which is Customs’ first in 23 […]

PWD/NRA conduct Hurricane Preparedness Exercise this week in Cayman Islands

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Don’t be alarmed if you see hurricane shutters being installed on numerous government buildings and hurricane shelters in Grand Cayman on Wednesday, 3rd May 2017.  A hurricane is not approaching the Cayman Islands, but Public Works Department and the National Roads Authority will be carrying out their annual Hurricane Preparedness Exercise, in preparation for the […]