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Elwin Danyluk Retires from Pacific Blasting & Demolition Ltd. After 18 Years of Service
April 21, 2017

Pacific Blasting & Demolition Ltd. thanks Elwin Danyluk for his 18 years of service and wishes him a long and happy retirement.  Elwin first joined Pacific in 1999 to help take down the #1 Steam Plant in Powell River.  He then moved to Vancouver to become a regular employee and worked on countless projects.  When Pacific decided to find a full time employee dedicated to keeping its tools...

Pacific Blasting & Demolition Ltd. Completes First Blast for Emergency Removal of 20 Million Pound Rock Slab Above Washington State Route 503
April 18, 2017

Pacific Blasting & Demolition Ltd. has completed the first blast associated with the emergency removal of a 20 million pound rock slab in Washington State.  The rock slab came loose from the hillside above State Route 503, approximately 21 miles east of Woodland, causing the highway to be closed since March 13, 2017.  This first blast was designed to produce finely fragmented rock and move...

NorLand Limited Kicks-Off NAOSH Week with Children's Colouring Contest
April 13, 2017

NorLand is kicking-off its annual North American Occupational Safety & Health (NAOSH) Week celebrations by inviting the children of its employees to participate in a colouring contest.  Contestants will cut and paste safety equipment onto the outline of a person while learning about the importance of each piece of equipment.  Submissions are due before May 7, 2017 and winners from each...

BEL Contracting & Pro-Tech Industrial Movers Help Raise Reconciliation Pole at UBC
April 05, 2017

BEL Contracting and Pro-Tech Industrial Movers helped raise a Reconciliation Pole at the University of British Columbia (UBC) as part of a traditional Haida ceremony held on Saturday, April 1, 2017.  The totem pole, carved from an 800 year old red cedar from Haida...

Pacific Blasting & Demolition Ltd. Signs Emergency Contract to Remove 20 Million-Pound Rock Slab
April 03, 2017

Pacific Blasting & Demolition Ltd. has signed an emergency contract to remove a 20 million-pound rock slab that came loose from a hillside above Washington State's busy State Route 503, approximately 21 miles east of Woodland, in Cowlitz County.  The resulting debris slide has closed the highway since March 13, 2017.  Washington State's Department of Transportation (WSDOT) chose Pacific...

NorLand Limited Donates $20,000 to CKNW Orphans' Fund
December 22, 2016

NorLand Limited is proud to announce that is has donated $20,000 to the CKNW Orphans' Fund.  This donation was made in support of BC kids living with special needs at the CKNW Orphans' Fund's 39th Annual Pledge Day, held on November 30th at the Terminal City Club.  NorLand Limited has donated over $215,000 and countless volunteer hours to the CKNW Orphans' Fund over the last 20 years.

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Congratulations to NorLand Limited's First Construction Craft Worker Red Seal Designation Recipients
September 28, 2016

NorLand Limited congratulates Wes Kennedy and Stan Mitchell of Pacific Blasting & Demolition Ltd. for becoming the company's first recipients of the Construction Craft Worker (CCW) Red Seal Designation.  The CCW Red Seal Designation, only available through the Construction & Specialized Workers' Union Local 1611, recognizes the experience, hard work and expertise of these skilled...

LNS Services and Apex Specialized Rigging & Moving Installing Wide-Span Cranes at GCT DeltaPort
August 09, 2016

LNS Services and Apex Specialized Rigging & Moving are working together to install five state-of-the-art, 41-tonne lift capacity wide-span cranes at Global Container Terminals' Deltaport facility located at Roberts Bank.  Already boasting the largest on-dock rail yard in North America, these wide-span cranes are an integral part of GCT Deltaport's rail redesign that will help increase...

Pacific Blasting & Demolition Ltd. Awarded VersaCold Logistics Services Decommissioning & Demolition Project
August 09, 2016

Pacific Blasting & Demolition Ltd. is pleased to announce that it has been awarded the VersaCold Logistics Services Decommissioning & Demolition Project.  Located on Port Metro Vancouver land, this project will involve decommissioning, hazardous materials abatement and demolition of a four-storey cold storage warehouse, compressor building, single-storey light industrial building and...

President of NorLand Limited Announces Retirement
July 12, 2016

After 45 years of dedicated service to NorLand Limited, including 28 years as President, Dale Bekar is setting his sights on a well-deserved retirement and spending more time with his family.
 
Dale began his journey with NorLand Limited in 1971 when he and his two brothers purchased Pacific Blasting Co. Ltd.  During the next 45 years Dale's leadership helped NorLand Limited grow...

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