PM reveal contracts

PRIME Minister Manasseh Sogavare has admitted he secured an airport contract to maintain cleanliness outside the domestic terminal. He admitted this yesterday in parliament when he spoke on the issue of “Civil Aviation Airport Contracts”. It was also revealed other MPs have also secured airport contracts. They include deputy prime minister Manasseh Maelanga, North-East Guadalcanal…

Rini on submarine cable

MINISTER of Finance and Treasury, Snyder Rini says the government is considering the costs and benefits of the planned new submarine cable project. According to Solomon Oceanic Cable Company (SOCC), the total cost, including financing cost, civil works, supporting studies, legal costs, project management costs and contingencies, is expected to be in the range of…

Byrne hails new graduates

TWENTY-NINE Solomon Islanders from the Ministry of Infrastructure Development and the private sector yesterday received internationally recognised Certificate IV qualifications in Civil Construction Supervision and Materials Testing. This is the first time these qualifications have been delivered in Solomon Islands. They are critical for strengthening the quality of repairs, upgrades and maintenance of roads, bridges…