BK purchases US$3m in equipment for sea defence project

Managing Director of BK International Inc. Brian Tiwarie (centre) allows his grandson Bradley to receive the key to one of the pieces of heavy-duty equipment from Renger Van Dijk – a representative of DOOSAN at Farm Supplies Ltd. (BK International photo)

Heavy-duty construction equipment with a total value of about US$3 million was purchased by BK International Inc. and handed over to the company yesterday by Renger Van Dijk at Farm Supplies Ltd. at Ruimzigt, East Bank Demerara.

Some of the heavy duty DOOSAN equipment (BK International photo)

A release from BK International yesterday said that the  DOOSAN heavy-duty equipment includes eight excavators, two barges and three off-road high-capacity quarry trucks.

The release said that the equipment was sourced by BK International Inc. for work on the Caribbean Development Bank project – Sea and River Defence Resilience Project – Lot 2, which covers Crane/Harlem/Rotterdam/Mary on the West Coast of Demerara in Region 3. The contract is valued at US$5 million and should run for 18 months.

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