VOTE ON PROPORTIONAL REPRESENTATION (PR).
November 05, 2018
This posting is not addressed to any party affiliation or persuasion, be you NDP, Green, or BC Liberal but rather to a common-sense concern for future generations of our kids-and their kids who could be left with a system of government (PR) that suits not the governed (us, the voters) but rather those who govern (the politicians). In my opinion, what is being proposed will be a disaster for...
NorLand Limited listed as one of BIV's Top 100 Global / National Companies Operating in B.C.
October 25, 2018
Last week, NorLand appeared in Business in Vancouver's list as one of the 'Top 100 Global / National Companies Operating in B.C.' The criteria was based on employment numbers, with NorLand listed as 66th bigget company for 2018. BIV Capture.PNG
BEL-FRPD JV Wins Award for Work on Fairview Container Terminal
October 24, 2018
The hard work done by the BEL-FRPD Gateway JV was recognized on Tuesday evening at the Vancouver Regional Construction Association (VRCA) 2018 Awards of Excellence. Fraser River Pile & Dredge Inc. and BEL Contracting, won silver in the over $50 million category of the VRCA awards for their performance on the Fairview Container Terminal Phase 2 North Expansion. The scope of work for BEL...
NorLand Attends Recycling Council of Alberta Conference
October 02, 2018
We are proud to announce that on September 19-21, NorLand attended the annual Recycling Council of Alberta (RCA) Conference: Rolling out the Recycling Red Carpet. This conference discussed the recycling situation in Alberta related to China's regulations, extended producer responsibility and circular economy. The Vancouver Zero Waste 2040 Plan was also used as an example of where Alberta can be...
1957 Willys Pickup Takes Home 1st Place at Port Coquitlam Car Show !
August 24, 2018
Our very own, fully restored 1957 Willys Pickup truck took home first place in the 'Best Stock Truck' category at the Downtown Coquitlam car show! Shane Peachman, a retired NorLand Limited employee for the shoring division, was the pilot for the event. The company truck was restored for the 50th anniversary of Pacific Blasting back in 2008. The '57 Willys has won some smaller categories at this...
NorLand Limited Announces Acquisition of Quebec-based ML Air Inc.
August 13, 2018
We are pleased to announce that on August 10th, NorLand acquired the Quebec-based drilling supply company ML Air Inc. Founded in 1966, ML Air is a third-generation Leclaire family enterprise that distributes drilling and blasting tools. As the longest serving Sandvik dealer in Eastern Canada, it has a long and distinguished legacy in the drilling industry, and its company ethos and culture are...
NorLand Limited Listed as 7th Biggest Construction Company in B.C. and 23rd Largest Contractor in Canada
July 17, 2018
'Recently, On-Site Magazine published its annual report of 'Canada's Top 40 Contractors' and Business in Vancouver (a weekly business news journal) published its list of 'Biggest construction companies in B.C. for 2018.' NorLand appears on On-Site's list at #23 with $192,000,000 in revenues for 2017 (last year NorLand ranked #26), and on BIV's list at #7 biggest construction company in B.C. The...
NorLand Cleans Up !
July 13, 2018
On Friday July 13th, a dozen members of NorLand Limited joined together to participate in a garbage and recycling cleanup of NorLand Avenue. The cleanup crew covered ground between the NorLand head office and Burnaby 8 rinks collecting 7 bags of recycling and trash. The bags were separated into mixed containers, soft plastics, paper and garbage then recycled accordingly. The effort was part of...
The Sinking of YOGN 82
July 03, 2018
On June 21, teams from Pacific Blasting & Demolition and Apex Specialized Rigging & Moving participated in a project to sink a concrete ship, the YOGN 82. This was the first controlled sinking of a concrete ship anywhere in the world, and a project our teams are very proud of. YOGN 82 was one of 22 unpowered B7-A2 barges built by Concrete Ship Constructors of National City, California and...
25th Annual NorLand Limited Hockey Pool Results Announced
June 08, 2018
With the NHL playoffs finished and the Washington Capital celebrating their first Stanley Cup Championship, it's time to announce the winners of NorLand Limited's 25th Annual Hockey Pool. Congratulations to our regular season and playoff pool winners! Regular Season Pool Winners: 1st Place: Glen Mohan2nd Place: Brooks Patterson3rd Place: Travis Turner Stanley Cup Playoff Pool Winners: 1st Place:...