A multi-million dollar civic centre constructed from prefabricated steel sections manufactured 5,000 miles away at REIDsteel is set to open in the heart of Belize City.
REIDsteel has performed the structural design, detailing and fabrication, including the cladding and glazing for the landmark project in the Central American country.
The Belize Civic Center, costing $32.9m Belize Dollars (£12.7m), is due to be officially opened early this year.
It includes an air-conditioned arena with a seating capacity of 4,500 for sports and entertainment. The complex includes international standard basketball and volleyball courts, practice courts, offices, media boxes, changing rooms, parking and a deck area for boats to dock.
REIDsteel project engineer Pepe Oliva said: “There has been tremendous interest in Belize about the new national civic […]
We have designed, manufactured and supplied hundreds of buildings in the Caribbean and Central America over the past century, including churches, granaries, schools, industrial units, aircraft hangars and bridges.
Our Sales Manager Mike Chappell has recently returned from a fact-finding trip to the British Virgin Islands and Antigua where he saw the devastation first hand. Mike met business and community leaders as well as government ministers.
His visit came after virtually all of REIDsteel’s structures – including warehouses, supermarkets and banks – survived hurricanes Harvey and Irma, which hit at speeds of more than […]
Our Managing Director Simon Boyd presented the award at a gala dinner and ceremony at the Bournemouth International Centre.
The UK Exporter of the Year Award was new for this year’s Dorset Business Awards. As a successful exporter to more than 140 countries over nearly a century, we felt it was important to recognise and encourage other Dorset firms involved in international trade.
AGI were […]
Business rates, VAT thresholds and investment in 5G mobile networks, full fibre broadband and artificial intelligence were among the measures in today’s Budget.
It also included a pledge of £3bn to prepare for Brexit and growth figures for economic growth and productivity downgraded.
Our managing director Simon Boyd said: “It was disappointing but not surprising to see productivity growth and business investment figures revised down.
“Measures in the Budget to encourage investment, training and new technology may go some way to address this, yet the only real solution remains with a clean Brexit from the EU and the freedom that offers our businesses free from the constraints of EU regulations and directives.
“The Chancellor promised to set aside £3bn to prepare for our departure although […]
The Chancellor will reveal his plans for the year ahead next Wednesday, November 22, before the House of Commons.
Simon said: “The Chancellor is drinking in the last chance saloon. This is the final full Budget before Brexit and comes as negotiations with the EU reach crunch point.
‘Spreadsheet Phil’ must get his numbers right to ensure that we have an economy fit for Brexit whatever the outcome, and that includes setting aside more funding for a ‘no deal’ scenario.
“It means greater support for businesses, including measures to boost investment and productivity, so […]
Our commercial director Tim Cook met finalists in the REIDsteel sponsored UK Exporter of the Year category at a special curtain-raiser for the Dorset Business Awards.
Tim was among the guests when organisers Dorset Chamber of Commerce and Industry (DCCI) held a Meet the Finalists drinks reception at the Italian Villa at Compton Acres.
They were among the 36 business nominated in 12 categories for honours in this year’s competition.
More 100 people attended the drinks reception at the Italian Villa when it was revealed that DCCI had a record 164 entries […]