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...
2nd Annual NorLand Holiday Classic
January 14, 2019
For the second year running, the NorLand family rented out a sheet of ice at Burnaby 8 rinks for the NorLand Holiday Classic. Members from all business units were invited out for the skate, which took place on Decemeber 21st, followed by a Christmas lunch down the road at the NorLand head office. It was a fantastic send off for a succesful year and a true example of a NorLand core value "...
NorLand Limited Presents Scholarships to BCIT Construction Management Students
December 17, 2018
Congratulations to Farzad Sadeghi and John Guremel on receiving the 2018 NorLand Limited Scholarship's in Construction Management at BCIT. These scholarships recognize accomplishments in academics, project management, and entrepreneurship. Last week at our head office, we were fortunate to have Farzad and John join us to discuss their future ambitions and to congratulate them for their hard work...
First Annual NorLand Sock Drive
November 16, 2018
This past October was the First Annual NorLand Sock Drive in partnership with Living The Dream Team. We raised $2,930.00 of our $3,000.00 goal and donated 1320 pairs of socks and 750 granola bars! We also received donations of over 200 socks from Tentree, 120 granola bars from Mills Office Productivity, and 300 tubes of toothpaste and dental hygeine kits from Alpha Dental Group in Brentwood Mall...
NorLand Limited listed as one of BIV's Top 100 Global / National Companies Operating in B.C.
October 25, 2018
Last week, NorLand appeared in Business in Vancouver's list as one of the 'Top 100 Global / National Companies Operating in B.C.' The criteria was based on employment numbers, with NorLand listed as the 66th biggest company in 2018. BIV Capture.PNG Date Posted: October 25, 2018
BEL-FRPD JV Wins Award for Work on Fairview Container Terminal
October 24, 2018
The hard work done by the BEL-FRPD Gateway JV was recognized on Tuesday evening at the Vancouver Regional Construction Association (VRCA) 2018 Awards of Excellence. Fraser River Pile & Dredge Inc. and BEL Contracting, won silver in the over $50 million category of the VRCA awards for their performance on the Fairview Container Terminal Phase 2 North Expansion. The scope of work for BEL...
NorLand Attends Recycling Council of Alberta Conference
October 02, 2018
We are proud to announce that on September 19-21, NorLand attended the annual Recycling Council of Alberta (RCA) Conference: Rolling out the Recycling Red Carpet. This conference discussed the recycling situation in Alberta related to China's regulations, extended producer responsibility and circular economy. The Vancouver Zero Waste 2040 Plan was also used as an example of where Alberta can be...
1957 Willys Pickup Takes Home 1st Place at Port Coquitlam Car Show !
August 24, 2018
Our very own, fully restored 1957 Willys Pickup truck took home first place in the 'Best Stock Truck' category at the Downtown Coquitlam car show! Shane Peachman, a retired NorLand Limited employee for the shoring division, was the pilot for the event. The company truck was restored for the 50th anniversary of Pacific Blasting back in 2008. The '57 Willys has won some smaller categories at this...
NorLand Limited Announces Acquisition of Quebec-based ML Air Inc.
August 13, 2018
We are pleased to announce that on August 10th, NorLand acquired the Quebec-based drilling supply company ML Air Inc. Founded in 1966, ML Air is a third-generation Leclaire family enterprise that distributes drilling and blasting tools. As the longest serving Sandvik dealer in Eastern Canada, it has a long and distinguished legacy in the drilling industry, and its company ethos and culture are...