Firms donate construction materials to hurricane torn Barbuda

Published:  22 September, 2017

IronmongeryDirect has partnered with supplier TIMco to donate a pallet full of fastenings and fixings which is being sent to hurricane torn Barbuda in the Caribbean.

The pallet, which contains approximately 500,000 woodscrews, roofing screws, concrete screws, nails and masonry fixings, will help the residents of Barbuda rebuild their homes and communities following the devastation brought about by Hurricane Irma and more recently Hurricane Maria.

When Irma struck, it literally flattened virtually every building on the island, which has a population of 1,600. Hurricane Maria has brought about further devastation so the islanders are completely reliant on outside help to re-construct their homes, businesses, and other infrastructure.

Managing Director of IronmongeryDirect, Wayne Lysaght-Mason, commented: “Along with our partner, TIMco, we’re delighted to do what we can to help the residents of Barbuda to recover. We can only imagine what it must be like to have to contend with the aftermath of these hurricanes and we hope that our contribution will help.”

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