BK International Inc. (BK) Guyana’s largest privately owned indigenous construction company was registered in 1993. It is the successor entity to B & K Transportation and Construction services which started operations ten years earlier.
The former Principal shareholder, Chief Executive Officer and the driving force behind BK and its associated companies is Mr. Brian Tiwarie.
BK now owns the largest pool of construction and transportation assets in Guyana, comprising over four hundred pieces of equipment of all types. BK has successfully completed major projects funded by private, government and international funding agencies. These projects consist mainly of: sea Defence Works Civil Construction Commercial Construction Custom Residential Construction
BK, during the period 1995 to 2002 has successfully completed many projects mainly in the area of sea defence financed by the IDB in excess of ten million united states Dollars.
BK also maintains its own port / wharf facilities at Vreed-en-Hoop. BK was the first Guyanese owned Construction Company to undertake a major sea defence project financed by united states PL 480 / World Bank at La Belle Alliance, Essequibo in 1997. In 2003, BK successfully executed a five million united states dollars contract for the construction of 2.1 km sea Defence at Mon Chosie, West Coast Berbice, the largest to be awarded to a Guyanese company. BK now does over ninety percent (90%) of all local sea Defence works including one hundred percent (100%) of all IDB funded sea Defence Projects.
It is accurate therefore to say that BK has successfully executed major projects financed by united states PL 480 / World Bank, Inter-American Development Bank and Caribbean Development Bank. BK has executed a major farm to market road which was financed by the European union – Re: L.E.A.P Program. BK executed the Largest sea Defence Contract awarded in Guyana. This contract involved the construction of approximately 4 km of sea Defence in Regions 2 and 3 to the value of approximately 3.6 billion Guyana dollars and also funded by the European union. The award of this contract substantiates the capabilities, professionalism and expertise of BK International Inc.See more