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...
NorLand Limited Listed as 7th Biggest Construction Company in B.C. and 23rd Largest Contractor in Canada
July 17, 2018
'Recently, On-Site Magazine published its annual report of 'Canada's Top 40 Contractors' and Business in Vancouver (a weekly business news journal) published its list of 'Biggest construction companies in B.C. for 2018.' NorLand appears on On-Site's list at #23 with $192,000,000 in revenues for 2017 (last year NorLand ranked #26), and on BIV's list at #7 biggest construction company in B.C. The...
NorLand Cleans Up !
July 13, 2018
On Friday July 13th, a dozen members of NorLand Limited joined together to participate in a garbage and recycling cleanup of NorLand Avenue. The cleanup crew covered ground between the NorLand head office and Burnaby 8 rinks collecting 7 bags of recycling and trash. The bags were separated into mixed containers, soft plastics, paper and garbage then recycled accordingly. The effort was part of...
The Sinking of YOGN 82
July 03, 2018
On June 21, teams from Pacific Blasting & Demolition and Apex Specialized Rigging & Moving participated in a project to sink a concrete ship, the YOGN 82. This was the first controlled sinking of a concrete ship anywhere in the world, and a project our teams are very proud of. YOGN 82 was one of 22 unpowered B7-A2 barges built by Concrete Ship Constructors of National City, California and...
25th Annual NorLand Limited Hockey Pool Results Announced
June 08, 2018
With the NHL playoffs finished and the Washington Capital celebrating their first Stanley Cup Championship, it's time to announce the winners of NorLand Limited's 25th Annual Hockey Pool. Congratulations to our regular season and playoff pool winners! Regular Season Pool Winners: 1st Place: Glen Mohan2nd Place: Brooks Patterson3rd Place: Travis Turner Stanley Cup Playoff Pool Winners: 1st Place:...
NorLand Limited Participates In Workout To Conquer Cancer Month BC
June 01, 2018
For the second year in a row, individuals from around NorLand participated in the Workout to Conquer Cancer Month BC. The challenge: participants commit to working out once a day in the month of May while fundraising for cancer research. Workout to Conquer Cancer was launched in 2017 in an effort to raise awareness about and help secure crucial funding for the BC Cancer Foundation. Since then,...
Nicki Wilson Named to Construction Safety Officer Certification Board
May 29, 2018
We are pleased to announce that Nicolette (Nicki) Wilson, RCSO with NorLand Health & Safety has been appointed to the Construction Safety Officer Certification Board of the Applied Science Technologists and Technicians of BC. She and another RCSO, John Frost, were appointed to the board on May 24, 2018. Date Posted: May 29, 2018
NorLand Limited Recognizes NAOSH Week With Company BBQ
May 14, 2018
North American Occupational Safety and Health Week (NAOSH) week occurs during the first full week of May every year and its goal is to focus employers, employees, partners and the public on the importance of preventing injury and illness in the workplace, at home, and in the community. NAOSH Week was first launched in June 1997, marked by an agreement between Canada, the United States, and Mexico...
NorLand Limited Presents 2018 Donation to the CKNW Kid's Fund
May 08, 2018
NorLand Limited is proud to present a $20,000 donation to this year's CKNW Kids' Fund at our NorLand Leadership Summit meeting. The CKNW Kids’ Fund has been in the BC community for over 70 years. They support children living with physical, mental, and social challenges in BC by providing grants for essential specialized equipment, therapies, and programs for at-risk youth. The CKNW Kids' Fund...