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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GOVERNMENT could be forced to make a termination payment of up to an estimated US$43 million to the China Gezhouba Group International Engineering Co Ltd (CGGC) for the cancellation of its contract with the Housing Development Corporation (HDC), according to Express Business calculations based on local high-rise apartment construction costs and profit projections.

BP, one of the world’s largest oil and gas companies, is concerned about the global rise in energy consumption. “BP’s position is we want to see a rapid transition to a low carbon energy system,” said Spencer Dale, chief economist of the BP Group. 

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TECHNOLOGY that can revolutionise the way the real estate professionals do business. That’s how Michelle Beharry has described her recently developed cloud-based software for real estate brokers and agents.