For info Miami: August 4, 2022
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MIA CARGO HUB: Miami-Dade County continues negotiations with CCR USA Airport Management Inc. and AIRIS USA LLC to design, build, finance, operate and maintain an innovative vertical cargo handling system at Miami International Airport. The aviation department plans to send a proposed agreement to the county commission for approval later this year, the communications director said. Greg Chin. In March, the commission authorized the mayor Daniella Levine CavaThe administration begins negotiations for the $2 billion private sector-funded project that includes a 50-year lease to develop a five-level, 1,706,575-square-foot structure capable of handling 4.95 million tonnes annually of goods, more than double the current use. “I can assure you that when it does come back, it will be very comprehensive in how it addresses living wage issues and other opportunity issues,” the mayor said in March. The structure is due to increase in more than four years, and the unsolicited proposal delivered to the county to which the newspaper had access indicates that the companies must set up professional training and programs to educate future cargo employees at the airport.
FASTER TRAFFIC: Miami-Dade County’s advanced traffic management system, focused on updated traffic signals with controller software to adjust timing to speed traffic, is expected to add new traffic controllers starting in the second half September and have 400 before the end of the year. “Completion of the traffic controller upgrade is scheduled for Q1 2025, and implementation of advanced traffic management solutions by Q1 2026,” said Luis Espinoza, Special Projects Administrator of the Ministry of Transport and Public Works. The project completed its first phase, the core software, at the end of last year. “The contractor,” he said, “is currently working on the implementation of a scheduled core and controller software update that is part of a two-year effort to reach the final release. of the system”.
WORKFORCE PROJECT: United Way Miami, in partnership with Social Finance, a national nonprofit impact finance and advisory organization, announced on Tuesday the launch of the United Way Miami Workforce Project, an initiative to improve the skills of Miami residents and to empower them to secure in-demand jobs leading to economic mobility. . The program is the result of a multi-million dollar donation made to United Way Miami in 2020 by philanthropist and novelist, mackenzie scott, a press note of the details of the organization. Participants can sign up for 4Geeks Full Stack Developer 9-week full-time program or 16-week part-time program with no upfront cost. More than 82% of 4Geeks students get jobs in the field within a year of completing training, the organization wrote. Details: miamiworkforce.org.