Chaguanas

Early morning shopping is always a feature in Chaguanas on a Saturday.

THE BOROUGH of Chaguanas has been earmarked to be not just a ‘smart city’ but a new one at that. During the recently held monthly Inter Agency Team meeting at the Five Stars Private Members Club at Price Plaza in Chaguanas several stakeholders shared some of the concepts that will deliver the transformation of Chaguanas.

Raees Rahim, director of Information Technology at NOVO Technology said the smart city concept is founded on the five pillars of communication, security, entertainment and commerce being all tied together with the fifth element of technology.

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The Housing Development Corporation (HDC) has ramped up efforts to reduce customer delinquency. The HDC announced that it has partnered with bill payment service, SurePay, to give customers an additional option to make their monthly payments.

A FINE drizzle falls over cocoa fields sheltered by ancient-looking immortelle and cedar trees on either side of the narrow, broken La Peyrouse pitch road between Gordon Village and Salvador in the misty Montserrat Hills.

INDUSTRIAL action, low productivity rates and work-quality issues among some civil works contractors have contributed to the delay in the scheduled completion of the Caribbean Gas Chemical Ltd (CGCL) plant on the Union Industrial Estate in La Brea, a company official told Express Business last week.

AMERICAN multinational technology company, Avaya, has partnered with TSTT to deliver a unified cloud-based communication solution to small to medium-sized businesses.

OIL company Hess has said it will receive about US$275 million in cash and 115 newly issued shares in Hess Midstream Partners (HESM) as part of a proposed transaction announced by HESM.

EXPORTT, this country’s official export facilitation organisation, is recommending that local manufacturers consider the Chilean market for potential exports from this country.