The CEPEP Company assists the EMBD to restore lands earmarked for distribution to ex-Caroni workers

January 28th, 2020 – The CEPEP Company Limited has agreed to assist the Estate Management & Business Development Company Limited (EMBD) by providing ground maintenance and restoration works for residential lands earmarked for distribution to ex-Caroni workers in Debe and Couva.

The CEPEP Company embarked on the restoration project of one hundred and eleven (111) acres of land in Picton Settlement, Debe and one hundred and forty-five (145) acres of land in Exchange, Couva This project commenced on January 21st 2021 and challenged a total of sixteen (16) contractors and four hundred and eighty (480) CEPEP workers.

CEPEP teams executed these works within a one-week period. This is not the first state agency that the CEPEP Company has assisted in recent times. The Company is assisting the Ministry of Health by providing ground maintenance for several step-down facilities in Debe, Claxton Bay and Couva. We are assisting the Ministry of Works and Transport, Highways Division with road maintenance works, the Chaguaramas Development Company, the Trinidad and Tobago Defense Force (TTDF) with maintenance of the Tetron facility, the Ministry of Education with primary schools and ECCE centres and all fourteen (14) regional corporations in different capacities such as bulk waste collection, drainage works and grass cutting.

On reviewing the tremendous work accomplished by the CEPEP teams, Chief Executive Officer of the CEPEP Company, Mr. Keith Eddy praised the continued dedication of all the contractors and workers involved in the project. He further stated, “The mandate of Company is evolving and our scope of works is changing. We are proud to be able to provide assistance to other state agencies wherever we can and it must also be noted that we also provide similar services to many non-governmental organizations such as senior citizens’ homes and places of worship within communities across the country.”

Senior Operations Officer, Mr. Matthew Kailah whose department coordinated the EMBD land restoration project was also in full praises of everyone involved when he stated, “Development is born in the mind and carried by the hands. That is what we do. We conceptualize a scope of work and establish a plan to achieve our goal.”

The CEPEP Company Limited remains committed to maintaining efficiency while fulfilling our mandate of community enhancement and environmental protection nationwide.

For further information on the projects highlighted, contact our Marketing & Communications Unit at or 225-4400 EXT 2004.


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