Controlled Demolition at John Hart Dam !
August 13, 2019
Our Team at Pacific Blasting & Demolition Ltd. gets to participate in some really exciting projects. CLICK HERE to see the controlled demolition of two 90m tall surge towers at the John Hart Dam near Campbell River, B.C. Passion Leads To Pride, Variety Makes Us Strong, Everyone Goes Home Safe. Anything. Possible.
NorLand Family Picnic
August 09, 2019
On Saturday July 13th, over 300 NorLanders descended upon Maple Ridge park to celebrate summer with our colleagues and their families. Although the weather threatened to not cooperate at first, eventually the skies cleared, and the afternoon heated up. It was a great day! We had volunteers at the park at 7:00 to help set up the bouncy castles, tattoo artist, dunk tank prize tables and the caterer...
One Burrard Place: Helping Build Enduring Communities, Together
June 27, 2019
Located at the corner of Burrard and Drake, One Burrard Place is set to open its doors in 2020. The building is located in the heart of downtown Vancouver with easy access to public transit and the restaurants and shops of Davie Village, Yaletown and Granville Street. We are proud to have played such a crucial role in the construction of this project. Please click for the time-lapse video of the...
Apex & Pro-Tech in the Community
June 17, 2019
In the last year, Apex Specialized Rigging & Moving and Pro-Tech Industrial Movers (Apex & Pro-Tech) have been striving to make changes that make a difference to our business, community and the environment. With the help of NorLand, Apex & Pro-Tech are on a new journey towards becoming B Corp Certified and looking forward to what we make of our future. Apex & Pro-Tech are very...
NorLand Cleans Up
June 10, 2019
It was a hot day outside on May 31st while we held our annual NorLand Avenue Clean Up. We had 17 volunteers come out and help clean up along NorLand Avenue and collect everything from cigarette butts to water bottles, and even a reclining chair! We filled the back of our pick-up to capacity, full of waste from the street. Not only were we able to help keep our environment clean, we also got a...
NorLand Rocks the Vancouver Sun Run
April 15, 2019
Our NorLand Family participated in the Sun Run this past weekend and had 36 runners and came 6/69 in our category! It was a great event with all the seasons invovled, including sun, rain, and hail. Thank you to all our NorLand participants and to the organizers of the Sun Run for such a successful day. After our run we ordered lunch from Save on Meats in Vancouver and contributed 50 meals to...
The NorLand Limited Diggers are the 2019 BCEIA Environmental Cup Champions!
April 08, 2019
This past weekend, NorLand Limited competed for the first time in the 18th Annual Environmental Cup Hockey Tournament. The 8 team, Round Robin Tournament saw the Consulting Division and Contracting Division battle for the cup. NorLand went undefeated on the contractors side playing tough games against B&B, Matcon, and McRae’s Environmental to advance to beat PGL Environmental Consultants in...
NorLand Sponsors Canadian Construction Women Bursary
April 01, 2019
NorLand has recently become a proud member of the Canadian Construction Women (CCW) Association. CCW is a non-profit organization built to support and inspire women in the Construction Industry. We continue to build our organization with Diversity and Inclusion in mind, and we are proud to be supporting the CCW through these efforts. This past March, NorLand became the first organization to...
Mental Health in Construction Management
March 01, 2019
The mental state of our workers, and ourselves, is not discussed often enough in the construction industry. The fast pace of construction projects can take a toll on everyone, and we should understand when our mental health is being affected. Here is a link to an article about Mental Health in Construction Management, and also a link to a 36-minute podcast concerning suicide in the construction...
NorLand Limited Competes at the 50th Annual APEGBC Curling Bonspiel, January 25th & 26th, 2019 at the Vancouver Curling Club.
January 28, 2019
Our team of Craig Hargreaves with Western Grater (Skip), John Brise with Apex (Third), Brad Tangjerd with NorLand Limited (Second), Kevin Raats with BEL Contracting (Lead), did not get their name on the trophy but had some fun games and got edged out in their elimination. Next Year, Fellas! We will be looking for additional recruits for next years event. This is a great place to come out and...