Bermuda: Wedco: Cement RFP ’very open and fair’

Bermuda: Wedco: Cement RFP ’very open and fair’
Published: 18 August 2010

Wedco has hit back at accusations it snubbed black empowerment by handing the cement contract to Maxcem – claiming angry rival Myron Piper made no attempt to show his company was any more diverse.

Chairman Walter Lister claims Mr Piper failed to raise concerns over the bidding process until the day before the deadline – by which time three others had already presented complete proposals.

Mr Piper launched a verbal attack on the West End Development Corporation last week after his company, Island Cement, lost out to Maxcem for the 10 year Dockyard Cement Facility lease.