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Revolutionising T&T’s Construction Sector

Revolutionising T&T’s Construction Sector

By Sheldon Waithe George A. Laquis IIManaging DirectorFlags-TC International In a post-pandemic environment, the rapid rise of new technologies, together with heightened awareness and increased commitment to implement sustainable programmes, have redefined most industries. While this has created significant excitement about the future of Trinidad and Tobago’s construction sector, it is tapered with the reality of being able to keep […]

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May 14th, 2024

Innovation in Engineering

Innovation in Engineering

By Sheldon Waithe Eng. Dr. Trevor TownsendPresidentAssociation of Professional Engineers of Trinidad & Tobago (APETT) The world of engineering is constantly evolving. Digital transformation is shaping the landscape of the future of the engineering industry. The growth of renewable energy coupled with automation is set to impact timelines and budgets positively. What are the key trends shaping the future of […]

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May 8th, 2024

Innovation in Engineering

Innovation in Engineering

Eng. Dr. Trevor Townsend, President, Association of Professional Engineers of Trinidad & Tobago (APETT). The world of engineering is constantly evolving. Digital transformation is shaping the landscape of the future of the engineering industry. The growth of renewable energy coupled with automation is set to impact timelines and budgets positively. What are the key trends shaping the future of engineering […]

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March 6th, 2024

Revolutionising T&T’s Construction Sector

Revolutionising T&T’s Construction Sector

George A. Laquis II, Managing Director, Flags-TC International. In a post-pandemic environment, the rapid rise of new technologies, together with heightened awareness and increased commitment to implement sustainable programmes, have redefined most industries. While this has created significant excitement about the future of Trinidad and Tobago’s construction sector, it is tapered with the reality of being able to keep pace […]

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March 6th, 2024

Engineering Initiatives for The Future

Engineering Initiatives for The Future

Like all sectors, engineering is striking that balance of pursuing its full reopening while embracing new methodologies and markets made necessary by the global impact of Covid-19 and the trickledown effects of war in Europe.  INTERVIEWEng. Dr. Chris MaharajPresidentAssociation of Professional Engineers of Trinidad and Tobago (APETT) Like all sectors, engineering is striking that balance of pursuing its full reopening […]

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March 22nd, 2023

Construction Potential

Construction Potential

We see it as a big opportunity; supporting the capacity building in those countries that have not experienced the level of construction that we have experienced. INTERVIEWGlenn MahabirsinghPresidentTrinidad and Tobago Contractors Association (TTCA) The industry has not been immune to the ongoing effects of the pandemic and latterly, the Russia-Ukraine conflict. The difference, however, is that construction represents a critical […]

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March 21st, 2023

Real Estate from a Developer’s Perspective

Real Estate from a Developer’s Perspective

INTERVIEW Dr Krishna BahadoorsinghChairman, Caribbean Housing Ltd. (CHL) Caribbean Housing Ltd (CHL) has been at the forefront of building communities since 1968. Led by Dr Krishna Bahadoorsingh, the company is one of the more prominent private developers locally. It is known for its work in developing Westmoorings and West Mall alongside its most recent project in Brentwood. Affordable housing stock […]

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November 8th, 2022

Brentwood – so much more than a Mall

Brentwood – so much more than a Mall

At Caribbean Housing Limited, where we have been building energetic communities for more than 50 years, we’ve always known that Brentwood—our most recent development in central Trinidad—was destined to be more than a mall. In the midst of a pandemic, it will become the safe and trusted mainstay of an ever-evolving district that supports everyone who lives and works there, […]

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November 8th, 2022

Construction and Engineering

Construction and Engineering

Resumption, Restoring, Rejigging and Plans for Building CONSTRUCTION The challenges as a result from COVID-19 have provided opportunities for organisations to re-evaluate, upgrade and retrofit their plant assets. INTERVIEW – ASSOCIATION OF PROFESSIONAL ENGINEERS OF TRINIDAD & TOBAGO (APETT) Earmarked as a vital cog in the assembly line of the nation’s recovery, the construction sector has suffered from a ‘stop […]

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March 16th, 2022

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