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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 Gwaii, was commissioned by the Audain Foundation and UBC to represent the legacy of residential schools and the reconciliation of...
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. Thanks to...
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 their...
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 two-...
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 to become one of...
Apex Specialized Rigging & Moving Lifts and Moves 290 Ton Bridge
May 16, 2016
Apex Specialized Rigging & Moving recently lifted and moved a 290 ton bridge in North Vancouver, BC. The project involved lifting the decommissioned bridge structure approximately 12' from its foundations and installing beams underneath.  The beams were then used to slide the bridge to a location where dollies were waiting to move it to a laydown area located 300 meters away.  The bridge was...
NorLand Limited Donates Travel Trailer to Fort McMurray Family
May 13, 2016
On May 3, 2016 a massive wildfire swept through the community of Fort McMurray, Alberta, destroying more than 2,400 homes and buildings and forcing the largest wildfire evacuation in Alberta's history. With families in need of shelter, the NorLand Limited family sprung into action.  A travel trailer packed with supplies was delivered from Vancouver to Edmonton where it was donated to a young...
NorLand Limited Participates in 2016 Vancouver Sun Run
May 04, 2016
NorLand Limited would like to congratulate the 33 employees (and their families!) who participated in the 2016 Vancouver Sun Run.  This was NorLand Limited's first year entering as a corporate participant, and our team finished 21st out of 57 teams in the Real Estate / Development / Construction Category.  Congratulations to all that participated!  Training for the 2017 Vancouver Sun Run starts...

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