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Handel cuts new deal with Dart to take on Royal Palms

Handel cuts new deal with Dart to take on Royal Palms

| 16/05/2024 | 83 Comments

(CNS): Handel Whittaker has cut a new deal with Dart to take over the derelict Royal Palms site that the corporation bought over six years ago but then allowed it to fall into a state of disrepair. Whittaker operated Calico Jack’s until it closed when Dart ended his lease there in 2020 at the start […]

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EAB: Legislation needed to manage ReGen project

EAB: Legislation needed to manage ReGen project

| 11/04/2024 | 41 Comments

(CNS): The Cayman Islands Government could have problems holding the Dart-led consortium that will be running the ReGen waste-management operations to account because there is no legislative framework to support the project and its ancillary elements, the Environmental Assessment Board has warned.

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ReGen EIA finished but project still in limbo

ReGen EIA finished but project still in limbo

| 09/04/2024 | 72 Comments

(CNS): The construction of the proposed waste-to-energy facility and other related waste-management projects remain in limbo 2370 days after the Cayman Islands Government awarded the contract to Dart before the details of the deal had been worked out. Last week, Department of Environment (DoE) Director Gina Ebank-Petrie said that the environmental impact assessment on the […]

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7MB faces new pressure as Indigo readies to open

7MB faces new pressure as Indigo readies to open

| 20/02/2024 | 121 Comments

(CNS): The latest hotel in Dart’s growing list of properties is set to open in April, with guests due to start checking in sometime in June. Hotel Indigo sits on the Esterley Tibbetts Highway across from Seven Mile Public Beach and has 282 rooms and suites, 7,500sqft of meeting space and a rooftop bar. Although […]

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Stretch of airport connector to open after long delay

Stretch of airport connector to open after long delay

| 21/12/2023 | 96 Comments

(CNS): The National Roads Authority has announced that Phase 1 of the Airport Connector Road (ACR) will open on Friday. This first stretch of the road only extends from the Esterley Tibbetts Highway at the roundabout by the dump to the Water Authority Sewage Treatment Plant. The road was built by Dart after it won […]

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ReGen talks roll into yet another year

ReGen talks roll into yet another year

| 20/12/2023 | 136 Comments

(CNS): Government officials and the Dart Group have missed yet another date to complete talks on the national waste management project. The PACT Government had targetted the beginning of December as the most recent deadline for a deal to be made, but the ReGen project has been pushed back yet again until early in the […]

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Premier: Seven Mile Public Beach not subject to ‘swap’

Premier: Seven Mile Public Beach not subject to ‘swap’

| 05/10/2023 | 40 Comments

(CNS): Premier Wayne Panton has dismissed the idea that Seven Mile Public Beach will be part of a land swap deal. In a statement posted on his social media platforms on Thursday, he said the rumours were “absolute nonsense” and simply “not true” and stressed that the beach would not be swapped for London House, […]

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EIA implies low environmental impact for ReGen WTE

EIA implies low environmental impact for ReGen WTE

| 21/08/2023 | 42 Comments

(CNS): Given the poor conditions and historical problems associated with the George Town dump and the lack of a proper landfill liner, the development of a waste-to-energy facility is likely to benefit rather than harm the natural marine and terrestrial resources in the area, according to the draft environmental impact assessment (EIA). Around 1.7 acres […]

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Opposition blames premier for dump deal delays

Opposition blames premier for dump deal delays

| 09/08/2023 | 57 Comments

(CNS): The PPM is blaming the government for the continued delays and increasing costs associated with the long-awaited and troubled deal with Dart for the proposed waste-management project, ReGen. Opposition Leader Roy McTaggart has criticised Premier Wayne Panton’s handling of the situation left by the Progressive administration, in which McTaggart served as finance minister.

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Airport road first phase to finish by September

Airport road first phase to finish by September

| 07/06/2023 | 86 Comments

(CNS): The minister responsible for roads said the first section of the Airport Connector Road (BP 588) is now due to be finished in September, nine months later than the original completion date estimate. Answering questions in parliament as MPs met Wednesday, Infrastructure Minister Jay Ebanks said that work on section one was progressing and […]

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Dart Group acquires Compass Media

Dart Group acquires Compass Media

| 31/05/2023 | 110 Comments

(CNS): After months of speculation, the acquisition of Compass Media by Dart has been confirmed by both parties. In a report in the islands’ oldest private news organisation on Wednesday, James Bergstrom, who purchased the media house just over four years ago, said he had sold it to Dart Media and Entertainment, which appears to […]

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