Tag: Dart

$20M dump works to start but still no full deal

$20M dump works to start but still no full deal

| 13/10/2020 | 63 Comments

(CNS): The Dart-led consortium selected as government’s preferred bidder for the national waste management project over three years ago has signed a sub-contract with government worth over $20 million. But there is still no full deal agreed for the entire project. This preliminary works contract is to cap and remediate the George Town dump, create […]

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Dart sticking by Cayman through crisis

Dart sticking by Cayman through crisis

| 22/04/2020 | 92 Comments

(CNS): CEO of Dart Enterprises and head of its network of companies, Mark VanDevelde, said the Cayman Islands’ largest developer, its main investor and major employer is sticking by Cayman through this current health crisis and will be at the forefront of the recovery. In statement posted on the Dart website Monday, VanDevelde was optimistic […]

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$4M worth of Korean COVID-19 test kits arrive

$4M worth of Korean COVID-19 test kits arrive

| 08/04/2020 | 22 Comments

(CNS): A chartered plane brought 165,000 coronavirus test kits to the Cayman Islands on Wednesday, and another 35,000 are on their way via London. The kits cost US$4.4 million (US$22 per kit), half of which was paid for by a wealthy resident. If Cayman can ramp up testing, this could be the pathway to lifting […]

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Dump fire finally out, says chief fire officer

Dump fire finally out, says chief fire officer

| 18/03/2020 | 9 Comments

(CNS): Chief Fire Officer Paul Walker confirmed Wednesday that one of the most challenging and persistent fires ever seen at the George Town landfill has been fully extinguished. As most Cayman Islands Fire Service (CIFS) officers prepared to leave the site after almost three weeks, Walker said that smoke is no longer emitting from the […]

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Dart dump contract on shaky ground

Dart dump contract on shaky ground

| 10/03/2020 | 159 Comments

(CNS): The remediation of the George Town landfill is scheduled to begin next week, which may still happen if the massive fire at the dump that started this weekend is brought under control, according to the premier. This is the first phase of the total project, which includes a waste-to-energy (WTE) plant, that was awarded […]

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Dart’s vendor huts for 7MB revealed

Dart’s vendor huts for 7MB revealed

| 17/10/2019 | 106 Comments

(CNS): Dart has confirmed that pictures posted on social media recently of brightly coloured but very small huts are indeed their new vendor units for the Seven Mile Beach revamp project. Responding to CNS enquiries about the new kiosks, Dart officials said that they were designed to meet government specifications and to help with the […]

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Dart and KAABOO cancel 2020 festival

Dart and KAABOO cancel 2020 festival

| 02/09/2019 | 141 Comments

(CNS): The reasons for cancelling the planned return of the KAABOO Cayman music festival in 2020 remain opaque as organisers are still describing the 2019 festival held in February as a roaring success. Jason Felts, KAABOO marketing officer, is insisting that the reason not to bring it back to Grand Cayman “was neither logistics or […]

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Dart buys piece of Cayman Islands Brewery

Dart buys piece of Cayman Islands Brewery

| 22/07/2019 | 175 Comments

(CNS): The islands’ largest investor has bought a piece of the Cayman Islands Brewery (CIB), officials have confirmed. Cayman Distributors Group, which is one of Dart’s network of companies, has invested an undisclosed amount into the local brewery that makes the popular local beer Caybrew, among other brands. The acquisition by Dart’s booze operation adds […]

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$3M 7MB upgrade in final phase

$3M 7MB upgrade in final phase

| 19/07/2019 | 72 Comments

(CCNS): The long promised upgrade for the Seven Mile Public Beach is heading into its final phase next month, officials said in a press release. The $3 million enhancement was promised by Dart as part of its lucrative deal with government that converted a huge swathe of the investor’s land into beachfront property, enhancing its […]

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Dart gobbles up another 7MB property

Dart gobbles up another 7MB property

| 15/07/2019 | 158 Comments

(CNS): The Dart Group has acquired another beachfront property on Seven Mile Beach. According to a press release published on Dart’s website, the Cayman Islands’ largest investor has entered into a deal with Seven Mile Suites Ltd, which owned the Comfort Suites in the heart of Grand Cayman’s famous tourist district. The hotel is a […]

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Dart’s tower may be built on tunnels

Dart’s tower may be built on tunnels

| 04/07/2019 | 204 Comments

(CNS): The controversial proposal by the Dart group of companies to build what is being described as an “iconic tower”, or a skyscraper, which, if it goes ahead, would be the tallest building in the Caribbean, could very well be built on the tunnels the company has already constructed across the West Bay Road and […]

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