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RUBiS launches Ultra Tec Fuels Campaign



Consumers benefit from reduced exhaust emissions


TURKS & CAICOS: With greater and more targeted emphasis being placed on the reduction of carbon emissions globally, RUBiS Turks & Caicos Limited has taken steps to help educate local consumers on the benefits of its Ultra Tec premium Gasoline and Ultra Tec Ultra Low Sulphur Diesel products.

At the recent launch event, held at the Shore Club, RUBiS unveiled its  ‘Fuel the Difference’ Ultra Tec Fuels national campaign, aimed at educating Turks & Caicos Islanders on its premium fuels.  In effect, the global energy supplier, with 10 year roots in TCI,  is upping the ante on encouraging consumers to take a more mindful approach to the quality of fuel products being used in their motor vehicles and equipment.

In line with the focus on premium and value-driven options for fuel users, ‘Fuel the Difference’ showcases the attributes of RUBiS Ultra Tec fuels which include optimizing vehicle operation and increased fuel economy. RUBiS Ultra Tec fuels is engineered with advanced fuel technology to provide better vehicle performance so motorists can drive longer and save money.

Opening the event, Raymond Samuels, Managing Director of RUBiS Turks & Caicos Limited, announced that, “RUBiS provides the highest quality fuel whilst reducing our carbon footprint. This is an important corporate mandate in light of the impact of global warming”.  Samuels commented on the Groups’ newest division – RUBiS Renewables – which includes Photosol, a leading independent French solar energy company where Rubis is a majority shareholder; and HDF Energy, the world pioneer in hydrogen-electricity. HDF Energy Caribbean, a subsidiary of the French based HDF Energy, is developing hydrogen-electricity projects across the region including Barbados, Martinique, French Guiana and Trinidad, thereby providing affordable renewable energy supply.

While congratulating RUBiS for its continued commitment to the development and growth of Turks and Caicos, Minister of Education, Youth, Culture and Library Services the Honorable Rachel Taylor in her remarks noted, “This project definitely exemplifies cutting-edge fuel technology and I am elated since it confirms their position as a market leader in their industry. RUBiS has built a strong reputation over the years for innovative and flexible solutions that have transformed the fuel industry. Today’s Ultra Tec Fuels campaign launch will raise the awareness  of the availability fuels specifically designed for contemporary engine technology and provide the driving public with value for money.”

Micah Knowles, RUBiS Turks & Caicos Limited Sales & Marketing Manager, revealed the brand campaign, explaining that, “RUBiS Ultra Tec is a scientifically formulated fuel additive, blended  to create our technologically advanced fuels.  It cleans the engine valves and fuel injectors to enhance vehicle performance and improves fuel economy; lasts longer and saves you money.”

She reiterated that, “with RUBiS Ultra Tec drivers can drive longer, smoother, cleaner and better.” Consumers can gear up to see the new ‘Fuel the Difference’ campaign unfold across its nine service stations in Providenciales and Grand Turk, on a variety of posters, as well as digital boards at the Marketplace round -a-bout by First Caribbean Bank and the Walk-in round – a bout, and newspaper advertisements. The video commercial, which received applause for its eye-catching imagery from around the island, will be aired locally.

Backed by its strong legacy of offering innovative and flexible solutions that have transformed the fuel industry for motorists and commercial and industrial consumers for the past decade — RUBiS is the leading supplier of jet fuel to the Aviation sector and a leading supplier of fuel to the Marine sector.


Photo Captions: 

Header: Team RUBiS smiles after successfully completing the launch of Ultra Tec in Turks & Caicos.

1st insert:  RUBiS Managing Director, Raymond Samuels wows the crowd on extent of RUBiS’ international network.

2nd insert: Ms. Arabella Smith and Ms. Shavonda Lewis show a warm welcome to guest.

3rd insert: Guests enjoy breakfast bites prior to the launch.

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13th Annual Wine Cellar Golf & Fishing Tournament (WCGFT) Check Presentation Ceremony – 5th April, 2023



#TurksandCaicos, April 10, 2024 – We are proud to announce that this year’s proceeds from the 13th WCGFT were presented to 3 youth-oriented organizations: Edward Gartland Youth Centre, TCI Amateur Athletic Association (TCIAAA) and TCI Swimming Federation (TCISF).

The Edward Gartland Youth Centre is a non-profit organization providing a space of learning for the youth of Providenciales with activities ranging from tutoring to sports and recreation, arts and craft and so much more.

TCIAAA and TCISF just represented the Turks & Caicos Islands in the CARIFTA Games in Grenada, 2024. We are proud of their achievements and happy that we could help in time.

The Charities were presented cheques totaling $70,000:

Edward Gartland Youth Centre:          $35,000

TCIAAA:                                            $20,000

TCISF:                                                $15,000

This brings the total donated by the WCGFT and its Sponsors to $530,000. We look forward to giving even more next year.

This concludes this year’s 13th WCGFT Event and Cheque Presentation. We would like to thank our sponsors and organizers who were key in our efforts to give back to the youth of the TCI Community.

We look forward with great anticipation to next year’s event.

Thank you all.


CONTACT: Desmond Williams,, Wine Cellar Golf & Fishing Tournament

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Provo Water Company Boosts Water Distribution Infrastructure in Providenciales with Key Improvement Initiatives



PROVIDENCIALES, TCI, APRIL 9, 2024: Provo Water Company (PWC) remains steadfast in its commitment to enhancing the water distribution network in Providenciales by making significant progress on various improvement projects while innovatively addressing short-term distribution challenges.

The company is currently working on two projects to enhance water distribution on Providenciales. The first project will see the installation of a new city water transmission main line from the TCWC Production Plant along June Plum, Gardenia Way, Kakeka Streets, and Garden Loop to the Leeward Highway, extending from the Long Bay Hills Drive junction to the roundabout near Crackpot Kitchen. This pipeline upgrade will provide increased water supply to the network and is expected to be completed by the end of May 2024, enhancing water reliability and ensuring better service for the community.

The second project, which is set to be completed by the end of September 2024, will focus on upgrading the fittings at major water junctions along the Leeward Highway. These improvements to the water supply network’s central artery will increase water flow to the Suzie Turn Reservoir, and enhance water availability and quality for customers located west of Turtle Cove.

These projects not only tackle the current water distribution issues causing nightly restrictions but are also essential components of PWC’s long-term strategy to support the island’s population growth and flourishing tourism industry. In the immediate term, the organization has resourcefully repurposed a newly built water tank located in the Industrial Park area. Originally designated for a future project, the water company has utilized the new tank as an additional source to replenish the Suzie Turn Reservoir, addressing the water supply issues that began in March.

In response to the new development, Managing Director Robert Hall stated, “We are pleased to have found a way to utilize this water tank as a temporary aid in addressing the high-water demand. The activation of this tank reaffirms our commitment to fulfilling the water requirements of our community in response to the growing demands of our customers and stakeholders.”

Situated in the heart of the Industrial Park area, the new tank boasts a capacity of 1.5 million gallons. This tank will work hand in hand with the Suzie Turn Reservoir to meet the water supply needs in the northern and southwestern areas of Providenciales, bridging the gap until ongoing projects deliver a lasting solution.

Once the two current projects have been completed, the new water tank will serve a critical role in a future project and in safeguarding Providenciales with an emergency water supply during crises like hurricanes and other natural disasters.

“This water system investment speaks volumes about our proactive approach to directly addressing water challenges. Through expanding storage capacity and optimizing distribution efficiency, we are well-positioned to deliver reliable, high-quality water services to our customers,” Hall said.

He also added that, amid these efforts, advocating for water conservation practices is crucial. Small actions, such as fixing leaks, using water-efficient fixtures, and practicing mindful water consumption, can play a significant role in safeguarding our valuable water resources.

In addition to these initiatives, the organization will continue to optimize and promote its robust educational campaigns and community engagement programs aimed at raising awareness about water conservation and the importance of sustainable water practices. By empowering individuals with knowledge and tools to make informed choices about water usage, Provo Water Company aims to foster a culture of responsible water stewardship that benefits both the environment and future generations.

“As we move forward, we remain committed to serving our community and look forward to the positive impact that these new initiatives will bring to this island.” Hall concluded.

For additional details about Provo Water Company and its water efficiency and conservation initiatives, visit its website, and social media pages at @ProvoWaterCompany for tips and announcements, or contact our customer service team at


Pic: Provo Water Company’s Managing Director, Robert Hall, and team working to expand water storage capacity to optimize distribution efficiency.

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Saxons Brass Section Thanks CWCO for Continued Commitment



NASSAU, BAHAMAS (April 9th, 2024) Behind the vibrant costumes and electrifying beats of Junkanoo parades are committed members, mentors, and supporters such as Consolidated Water (Bahamas) Ltd. (CWCO). In a heartfelt acknowledgment of years of generous support, the Saxons Superstars’ brass section, High Voltage Brass, recently visited the water supplier to present a plaque of appreciation.

Jeremy Adderley, speaking on behalf of High Voltage Brass, said, “Without CWCO’s support, we would not have had the brass costumes needed to compete and secure our two-straight victory. Their support also helps us as we plan lessons for our young members to enhance their musicianship skills, not just for Junkanoo but for college and beyond.”

Adderley highlighted that the plaque is a token of High Voltage Brass’ immense gratitude for CWCO helping the Saxons Superstars keep culture alive and for being a steadfast partner in developing future leaders.

He added, “Every year, it is a struggle to make it to Bay Street. Many of our members are eager to participate, despite their circumstances, and every year our group continues to grow. Thanks to CWCO’s generosity, we look forward to continuing to grow and succeed alongside their great team and establishment.”

Henderson Cash, CWCO’s General Manager, said, “Receiving this plaque from the Saxons Superstars is a profound honor for us at CWCO. It symbolizes the strong relationship we’ve built over the years, rooted in mutual respect and a shared commitment to preserving Bahamian heritage.

“Our support for the Saxons Superstars’ brass section is emblematic of our broader mission to invest in our community’s vibrancy and the potential of its young people. We are deeply committed to continuing this support and fostering the traditions that make our culture so unique.”


Photo Caption: The Saxons Superstars’ brass section, High Voltage Brass, recently visited Consolidated Water (Bahamas) Ltd. (CWCO) to present a plaque of appreciation.

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