Women in Construction Week, part 3
March 10, 2022
This week is Women in Construction Week, and NorLand Limited is spotlighting various women across our businesses. Today, we are pleased to recognize Melissa Cutchey (Apprentice Mechanic, NorLand Limited). Melissa Cutcheysmall.jpg How did you get involved in this industry? I had a friend who was working for NorLand when I was looking for new work – he let me know of...
Women in Construction Week, part 2
March 09, 2022
Happy Women in Construction Week! Continuing to spotlight our employees, we would like to recognize Pearl Fisher (Pipeline Office Clerk & Former Blaster, Pacific Blasting). How did you get involved in this industry? I was blessed to have strong family ties to the industry. I had a father that was in the Blasting industry from the time I was 2 years old (over 50 years). My mother (Anita...
International Women's Day and Women in Construction Week, part 1
March 08, 2022
Today is International Women’s Day (IWD)! This is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of women. It’s also a day to call to action for accelerating women’s equality, originating 111 years ago in 1911. This year’s IWD theme is #BreakTheBias, promoting a world free of bias, stereotypes, and discrimination – a world where difference is valued and...
Looking Back at a Successful Community Project
March 03, 2022
In case anyone missed this last year - here's a recap of one succesful community impact event held by a NorLand Business Unit. Another successful quarterly cleanup for Pacific Industrial Movers (Apex & Pro-Tech) is in the books. We’re always proud to see the impact that PIM makes on their community in Delta, despite being held back by COVID-19 restrictions, weather, or anything else that’s...
Scuttling of the HMCS Annopolis
January 26, 2022
It has been nearly seven years since Pacific Blasting & Demolition took part in the deliberate sinking of this former Canadian Destroyer. Sunk on April 4th 2015, there wasn't much excitement around this project at the time, but the footage from it is incredible to watch, and it really deserves some attention (Jump to about 0:56 if you just want to watch the explosion). The HMCS Annapolis...
New Dan Murphy Ads
January 17, 2022
We just wrapped up another great session with our favourite Sportscaster, Dan Murphy! Watch out for these videos on our social media and tv ads soon!
Season of Challenge - Quarterly Workout Challenge
January 12, 2022
This quarter’s workout challenge, dubbed “Season of Challenge”, took place from November 1st to December 10th. There were 10 teams altogether, and 37 NorLanders who participated. There were points to be earned each week based on each participant’s workouts and bonus points to be given out for special weekly challenges. In addition to encouraging NorLanders to get out there and be more active, the...
BC Transportation Contractor of the Year
December 07, 2021
We at NorLand Limited are so proud of our team for winning two awards and one nomination for BC Transportation Contractor of the Year Awards of Excellence. One of NorLand's values is "Effort Gets Recognized", and so we want to make sure that no one out there misses out on these important awards highlighting achievements within the NorLand family. These awards recognize the contractors behind some...
Canadian Construction Women Event Sponsorship
November 24, 2021
This year, NorLand is proud to support the Virtual Paint + Savour Winter Social Event, hosted by Canadian Construction Women. The event this year is celebrating the 40th anniversary of CCW, which is a huge milestone! In partnership with Bella Ceramica and Charcuterie Vancouver, attendees will have the chance to paint something amazing in the comfort of their homes while enjoying delicious and...
Copcan Civil LP Acquisition
November 01, 2021
We are pleased to announce the newest member of the NorLand Family - Copcan Civil LP! Copcan was founded by the Gregson family and has been working in the civil construction and forestry industry in British Columbia since 1985. The name “Copcan” was derived from “Copper Canyon”, the location of the first project undertaken by the new company. In 2001, the company added highway and municipal...