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Hurricane Dorian Relief, Rebuild, & New Builds

24 / 09 / 2019 / 0 comments

The Category 5 Hurricane Dorian that decimated both Abaco and Freeport caused catastrophic destruction and devastation, both in terms of infrastructure and the human toll.  Those that survived have had their lives turned upside down.  We cannot nearly begin to…

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Job Available: Onsite Construction Coordinator

19 / 07 / 2019 / 0 comments

On-Site Construction Coordinator We are seeking enthusiastic, pragmatic candidates who understand that a happy team is a hardworking team and that honest communication is vital for getting projects done. Construction coordinator can expect to work with teams of various sizes…

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Rebuilding BVI after Hurricane Irma

16 / 05 / 2019 / 0 comments

On September 6th, 2017, Hurricane Irma ripped through the British Virgin Islands as a Category 5 hurricane causing devastating effects to the population and infrastructure.  Two weeks after, Hurricane Maria passed through with lesser, but still damaging, effects. SUEZ Water…

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Escape Room Opens in Nassau

3 / 01 / 2019 / 0 comments

Blackbeard’s Escape is now officially open in Nassau!   The new downtown experience is located in the Pirates of Nassau Museum. The concept is simple – you and up to 7 others – are placed in a room. Blackbeard’s hideout, to…

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Solar Panels on Steel Buildings

31 / 12 / 2018 / 0 comments

When designing a steel building, or any other type of building for that matter, there are many factors to consider.  One question that has come up more frequently is the installation of solar panels, whether as part of the project…

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Is Freedom Steel a Steal of a Deal?

7 / 11 / 2018 / 0 comments

As they old adage goes, “if it sounds to good to be true, it probably is.” Recently while browing social media, the following ad popped up, targeted at Bahamians. Freedom Steel is advertising pricing on their buildings as the deal…

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Thoughts During Hurricane Season 2018

6 / 08 / 2018 / 0 comments

As we enter into the second official month of the 2018 hurricane season, a few thoughts cross my mind. Are our previously installed metal buildings ready to take the brunt of hurricane force winds and storm driven rain? Are our…

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CWCO Installation Underway

25 / 05 / 2018 / 0 comments

The installation of the Star Building system for Consolidated Water (Bahamas) Ltd. is approximately 50% complete.  The galvanized main frames & girts have been installed and the exterior wall sheeting is complete.  The 24ga PBR wall sheets are insulated with…

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TMC Attends Star Buildings’ PAC in Jamaica

24 / 04 / 2018 / 0 comments

TMC Engineering was present at the Spring 2018 meeting of the President’s Advisory Council (PAC).  The council meets twice a year to discuss the company standing as well as to help improve the metal building products and offerings. President of…

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2017 Christmas Excursion

23 / 12 / 2017 / 0 comments

The staff of TMC Engineering had a unique Christmas party onboard a Spanish Wells excursion by sister company Harbour Safaris.  The all-Bahamian construction crew was treated to a full day aboard the charter vessel “Temptress”, a 32’ World Cat luxury…

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Bahamas Building Code & Wind Speeds

1 / 12 / 2017 / 0 comments

The Bahamas Building Code was written in 2003.  Essentially, the code is 15 years old. A lot has happened in the world of building codes, most notably the IBC – International Building Code. Previously, steel buildings were allowed by the…

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Leaky Metal Roof? Repair, Retrofit or Renovate!

27 / 09 / 2017 / 0 comments

Metal buildings were introduced to the Bahamas over 75 years ago.  Some of these buildings are still standing and being used, and many are squeaking by with leaks and holes that need to be repaired.  Our proximity to the ocean and…

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