Fiji Time: 4:57 AM on Sunday 30 August

Fiji Times Logo

/ Front page / News

Crossing upgrade

Salaseini Moceiwai
Thursday, September 04, 2014

THE Nakama Irish crossing in Labasa will soon receive a major facelift now that a company has been contracted to upgrade work on the damaged road fixture.

MAH Enterprises, a local subsidiary of the New Zealand-based Herbert Group, has been awarded the contract for the proposed project. Company owner Campbell Diack said the work would take them about three months to complete.

"We will start the project next week and, hopefully, complete it in three months time," he said.

"Apart from this project, we have also been tasked to carry out upgrade works on the Namuavoivoi Bridge in Bua. Both the projects cost about $3million.

"The crossing in Nakama will be fully improved as we understand that it is usually washed away by floods during heavy rain or cyclones in the past."

Mr Diack said they would also employ locals to help them with the projects.





Fiji Times Front Page Thumbnail

Kaila Front Page ThumbnailFiji Times & Kaila Frontpage PDF Downloads

Use the free Acrobat Reader to view.

Westpac
Code Inward TTs Outward TTs
CAD 0.62450.6055
JPY 56.810253.8102
GBP 0.30290.2949
EUR 0.41450.4025
NZD 0.73480.7018
AUD 0.66190.6369
USD 0.47110.4541

from

$0.00

Exchange Rate updated on 27th August 2015

Today's Most Read Stories

  1. Case transfer angers families
  2. Military allowed to carry arms in public
  3. Draunidalo clears the air
  4. China police to take man home
  5. Ruggers treated to lunch
  6. Sedition a 'real threat'
  7. $507m worth
  8. Envoy: Russia, China are true friends
  9. Creek pollution
  10. $140m water loan

Top Stories this Week

  1. Sayed-Khaiyum responds to Karavaki warning Thursday (27 Aug)
  2. Fall crowned queen Sunday (23 Aug)
  3. Guns in town Thursday (27 Aug)
  4. Birth by the river Tuesday (25 Aug)
  5. Making the cut Monday (24 Aug)
  6. PM turns down Ratu Naiqama request Thursday (27 Aug)
  7. Military, police beef up manpower Tuesday (25 Aug)
  8. John quits 7s job Tuesday (25 Aug)
  9. Soldiers patrol town prior to sedition case Wednesday (26 Aug)
  10. Draunidalo hits back Friday (28 Aug)