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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...
NorLand Limited Featured on News Talk 980 CKNW in Support of CKNW Orphans' Fund
April 12, 2016
NorLand Limited is proud to be featured on News Talk 980 CKNW in support of the CKNW Orphans' Fund.  As the charity's first Pinnacle Partner for Childhood Safety, NorLand Limited is helping to improve the health and well being of children throughout British Columbia.  By investing in the lives of children and families, NorLand Limited is making an investment in our future. Please click here to...
NorLand Limited Presents Cheque for $40,000 to CKNW Orphans' Fund
March 01, 2016
In December of 2015, NorLand Limited pledged $40,000 in support of the CKNW Orphans' Fund and was named the charity's first "Pinnacle Partner for Childhood Safety".  Today, NorLand Limited was pleased to present a cheque for $40,000. NorLand Limited's donation will help provide safety equipment and mechanisms for special needs children from low income families.  The funding will also allow the...
Brooks Patterson Promoted to Vice President, HSE & Loss Control
February 02, 2016
NorLand Limited is proud to announce that Brooks Patterson has been promoted from Safety Manager to Vice President, HSE & Loss Prevention.  This promotion will provide clarity to the chain of command for Health, Safety, and the Environment at NorLand Limited both to our customers as well as our internal stakeholders.  With the continued expansion of NorLand Limited, and focus on safety as a...
Apex Specialized Rigging & Moving Delivers 88,000 kg Generators to Remote Site
January 14, 2016
Apex Specialized Rigging & Moving recently completed the delivery of two 80,000 kg generators to a remote run of river site near Pemberton, BC.  Due to the infrastructure in the area, multiple modes of transport were needed to get the equipment safely to site. Apex coordinated the complete transport package from receipt of the generators at the Port of Vancouver to site. This included pre-...
NorLand Limited Named Pinnacle Partner for Childhood Safety by CKNW Orphans' Fund
December 02, 2015
NorLand Limited is proud to announce that it has been named a Pinnacle Partner for Childhood Safety by the CKNW Orphans’ Fund. NorLand Limited has donated over $195,000 to the CKNW Orphans’ Fund over the last 20 years and is pleased to donate an additional $40,000 towards childhood safety.  Over the last several years, CKNW Orphans’ Fund has seen an increase in the amount of applications for...
Pacific Blasting & Demolition Ltd. Help Create Artificial Reef
December 02, 2015
On Saturday April 4, 2015 Pacific Blasting & Demolition Ltd. helped the Artificial Reef Society of British Columbia (ARSBC) create valuable habitat and a dive attraction designed for all skill levels with the sinking of the HMCS Annapolis.  HMCS Annapolis was an Annapolis-class destroyer that served in the Royal Canadian Navy and later, the Canadian Forces.  Leading up to the sinking, the...

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