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TMC & Star Buildings vs Freedom Steel

13 / 03 / 2017 / 0 comments

Shopping for the best steel building price? Make sure you compare your final costs of the project versus the initial US cost.  TMC can save you more than 15% by shopping local! TMC Engineering Ltd. is a 100% Bahamian, award winning Star…

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President Attends Star Buildings NSM and PAC

9 / 03 / 2017 / 0 comments

TMC’s President and Owner Lee McCoy attended the 2017 Star Building National Sales Meeting in Cancun, Mexico this past February. In 2017 Star Buildings is celebrating 90 years of business (since 1927), with the tag line “Steel Strong”. In addition to meeting…

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Hurricane Matthew 2016

14 / 10 / 2016 / 0 comments

Hurricane Matthew took a path almost directly through the Bahamas in October 2016.  The Bahamas was extremely lucky with no reported deaths – however the building and property damage was extensive mainly through Nassau, Andros, & Freeport, with other Family Islands being…

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TMC Joins Star Buildings Presidential Advisory Committee

31 / 08 / 2016 / 0 comments

TMC Engineering Ltd. has joined the Star Buildings Systems Presidential Advisory Committee (PAC), the first international builder to do so in over 15 years. The PAC is a group of experienced metal building builders who meet to discuss the ups and downs of being…

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Steel Building Jobs Available

11 / 04 / 2016 / 0 comments

We are currently look for FOUR steel building erectors.   Positions available for semi-skilled and skilled metal workers. Must be a Bahamian citizen or have legal right to work. Must have a clean police record. Must have previous steel building…

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Albany Warehouse Steel Building Installation

4 / 03 / 2016 / 0 comments

TMC has recently started installation of an MBMI steel building at the world renowned Albany Resort in Nassau, Bahamas.  This is our second building to be placed for their back-of-house facility, the first being the Albany Gym Facility. The client provided the…

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TMC inks deal with Home Fabrics

22 / 02 / 2016 / 0 comments

TMC Engineering has recently signed a contract with Home Fabrics to supply and install a steel building for their new facility in Nassau. TMC and Home Fabrics share a common trait – they are both 100% Bahamian Companies! This project…

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PBR vs PBA Wall Panels

26 / 01 / 2016 / 0 comments

Metal buildings used to have some basic options – standing seam or R-type roof panels, and R-panels for the walls in a galvanized finish.  Take it or leave it. Star Buildings then came out with a DuraRib panel and a Starmark…

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Best Time to Buy!

22 / 12 / 2015 / 0 comments

Winter is the best time to buy!   Especially in the Bahamas & The Caribbean! I’m not talking about Christmas presents (although your business may thank you!), I’m referring to a pre-engineered steel building structure.  Why you may ask? Factory loading tends…

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Hurricane Joaquin

7 / 10 / 2015 / 0 comments

On the first weekend of October 2015, Hurricane Joaquin made an unexpected visit to the Southern Central Bahamas.  In less than 36 hours, the storm turned into a major hurricane and passed through the islands of Rum Cay, San Salvador,…

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The Bahamian “butler building”

11 / 08 / 2015 / 0 comments

We recently acquired insurance coverage through our broker for our upcoming construction project, and on it was listed “butler steel building”. This term is widely used in the Bahamas by architects and engineers to represent a prefabricated steel building, just as…

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Bahamas Out Island Construction

A Little Planning Goes a Long Way

21 / 07 / 2015 / 0 comments

Looking out at our beautiful blue waters it is easy to forget some of the challenges you can face during construction in the Bahamas. It is what draws so many tourists here, what keeps so many here looking to invest,…

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