Tag: Dart

No justification for Dart tunnel extension

No justification for Dart tunnel extension

| 18/12/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS): The Central Planning Authority denied the application by one of Dart’s companies, Cayman Shores Development Ltd, to extend the West Bay Road tunnel by around 195 feet because the developer had not justified the need for the extension. Minutes from the 22 November CPA meeting show that [...]

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Government’s rubbish trick

Government’s rubbish trick

| 27/11/2017 | 42 Comments
Theresa Green writes: Government’s move to take $15.6 million from the Environmental Protection Fund to pay for capping the existing landfills and help finance the proposed national garbage plan was not only wrong but part of a wider deception about this project. No one doubts the management of g [...]

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Dart denied permission for tunnel extension

Dart denied permission for tunnel extension

| 23/11/2017 | 162 Comments
(CNS): The Central Planning Authority has denied the application from Cayman Shores Development, one of Dart’s network of companies, which had applied for permission to extend its tunnel on the West Bay Road. The decision was made yesterday evening after the CPA met and considered the applicat [...]

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Beach access still under threat

Beach access still under threat

| 02/11/2017 | 31 Comments
(CNS): The opposition leader has raised concerns that the Central Planning Authority is ignoring the Public Lands Law when it comes to beach access, which is why easements are still under threat and being blocked, even though the new legislation was passed in the LA earlier this year. Following news [...]

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What happens when the CIG goes bankrupt?

What happens when the CIG goes bankrupt?

| 24/10/2017 | 67 Comments
MM writes: I believe most of us on the more informed side are aware of what happened in the past six years with that little country called “Greece” – the country that went bankrupt. Here in the Cayman Islands, we are beginning to see a trend of government/private partnerships. We see the neat [...]

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Danger of Dart tunnel raised by NRA

Danger of Dart tunnel raised by NRA

| 23/10/2017 | 251 Comments
(CNS): The West Bay Road Tunnel, one of the most dramatic changes to the appearance of that road, is due to be completed during the first quarter of next year, but a planned extension by another 195 feet could now be in question. The extension application will be considered at a Central Planning Aut [...]

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New waste system still four years away

New waste system still four years away

| 13/10/2017 | 48 Comments
(CNS): Despite the recent announcement that government has selected a Dart company heading up a consortium of local and international firms as the preferred contractor to tackle the country’s rubbish, the new Integrated Solid Waste Management System (ISWMS) will not be in place until well into [...]

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Dart consortium finally wins dump deal

Dart consortium finally wins dump deal

| 11/10/2017 | 94 Comments
(CNS): Almost seven years after the Dart Group began talking to the former United Democratic Party government about taking on the remediation of the George Town landfill, its general contracting firm, DECCO, in a consortium of local and international companies, has been selected as the preferred bid [...]

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EIA needed for beachrock removal

EIA needed for beachrock removal

| 23/03/2017 | 80 Comments
(CNS): The Dart subsidiary wanting to dig up over 1,200 feet of beachrock from Seven Mile Beach must carry out a comprehensive environmental impact assessment before technical experts will offer advice on the issue to Cabinet. The National Conservation Council has voted in favour of recommending tha [...]

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Dart continues goal to rip up 7MB beachrock

Dart continues goal to rip up 7MB beachrock

| 09/02/2017 | 215 Comments
(CNS): The Cayman Islands’ largest landowner and developer has made a formal application to Cabinet for a coastal works licence to press ahead with its controversial plans to rip out a stretch of beachrock from the sea close to the shoreline of beachfront land it owns near Tiki Beach. Dart Rea [...]

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Activists plan demo over beachrock removal

Activists plan demo over beachrock removal

| 28/11/2016 | 44 Comments
(CNS): With public opposition growing to the goal by the islands’ largest developer to dig up beachrock from Seven Mile Beach to make it more appealing for another five-star resort, a group of environmental activists are organising a demonstration. Save Cayman is calling on all those who don’t s [...]

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