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).
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.
BC Transportation Contractor of the Year
December 07, 2021
NorLand Limited and its Business Units were nominated for one award, and won two awards for the 2020 and 2021 COTY Awards of Excellence.
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!
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.
VRCA 2020/2021 Award of Excellence
August 24, 2021
NorLand is very pleased to highlight a great accomplishment from one of our longest running business units. Pacific Blasting & Demolition was awarded Silver for the Award of Excellence as Trade Contractor in the $4 Million to $10 Million category, for their work on the Viterra Pacific Terminal PAC3 Demolition.
Construction: A rapidly growing industry
June 07, 2021
Construction is one of the fastest growing industries in British Columbia. According to the BC Construction Association, 9.2 percent of the BC workforce relies on the construction industry for a paycheck. This amounts to 236,000 people and is higher than any other sector. The number of construction companies in BC is 25,736 – nearly a 1,400-count increase from 2018!
NorLand's virtual cleanup
May 17, 2021
Due to recent BC restrictions, NorLand wasn't able to host our usual NorLand Ave. Cleanup this quarter. As a result, we decided to hold a Virtual NorLand Cleanup from April 22 (Earth Day) to April 30! The idea was to get out into your neighborhoods with friends and family, take a couple of bags, and see how you can clean up your own communities.
Corry Goumans Celebrates his 70th!
April 26, 2021
Happy Belated Birthday to Corry Goumans, who celebrated his 70th birthday last week! Corry has been retired for five years but still helps out at NorLand's blasting division!