Pacific Blasting & Demolition Ltd. Awarded Challenging Project at Point Grey Private Hospital
June 01, 2017
Pacific Blasting & Demolition Ltd. has been awarded a challenging demolition project at the Point Grey Private Hospital in Vancouver, BC for the McIntosh Construction Group. This project includes the abatement of hazardous materials and complete demolition of the adjacent St. Vincent & St. Basil buildings, including a garage and associated foundations.  Additionally, this project also...
Pinnacle Drilling Products Releases 3D Video Tool to Help Customers with its Summit 40 Hammers
May 25, 2017
Pinnacle Drilling Products is proud to release a 3D video tool that illustrates how its Summit 40 Hammers are assembled and disassembled.  Complete with a description of all Summit 40 components, this video provides Pinnacle's customers with an excellent tool for maintenance and ordering parts.     Date Posted: May 25, 2017
Traxxon Rock Drills Completes 100th Custom Excavator Drill
May 17, 2017
Traxxon Rock Drills is proud to announce the completion of its 100th custom excavator drill.  Designed and built to meet the multitude of options requested by their customers, no two drills produced by Traxxon are exactly the same.  To add to the complexity of producing custom excavator drills, Traxxon's team works with six brands of excavators, each with different sizes and model years. It takes...
NorLand Limited Celebrates NAOSH Week with Evacuation Drill & Annual Barbeque
May 12, 2017
NorLand Limited celebrated North American Occupational Safety and Health (NAOSH) Week by conducting an evacuation drill and holding its annual NAOSH Week barbeque lunch for employees.   A long blast of an air horn signalled the evacuation of NorLand's offices.  Employees made their way to designated muster areas, signed-in and waited to be dismissed.  At the conclusion of the evacuation drill, a...
NorLand Limited Participates in Vancouver Sun Run
May 10, 2017
NorLand Limited congratulates its team of 35 employees and their families who ran or walked in the 33rd annual Vancouver Sun Run on Sunday, April 23, 2017.  In only its second year entering a corporate team, NorLand finished a very respectable 14th out of 62 teams in the Real Estate / Development / Construction category.  After the race, our team came together to celebrate the finish line, share...
Apex Specialized Rigging & Moving Congratulates David Stroud on 40 Years of Service
May 02, 2017
Apex Specialized Rigging & Moving is proud to congratulate David Stroud on his 40 years of dedication and service.  Back in 1977, David joined Apex and served as a foremen, hydraulic crane operator and unified hydraulic jacking system operator.  Over the years he worked his way up to project supervisor, project manager and presently serves as Apex's estimating manager.  David's hard work,...
NorLand Limited Participates in National Day of Mourning Ceremony
April 28, 2017
NorLand Limited participated in a ceremony held at Vancouver's Hastings Park Centre Grounds today, the National Day of Mourning, to honour lives lost or injured at the workplace.  Every year on April 28th, workers, families, employers, and communities across Canada come together at ceremonies held around each province to remember those who have lost their lives to work-related incidents or...
Elwin Danyluk Retires from Pacific Blasting & Demolition Ltd. After 18 Years of Service
April 21, 2017
Pacific Blasting & Demolition Ltd. thanks Elwin Danyluk for his 18 years of service and wishes him a long and happy retirement.  Elwin first joined Pacific in 1999 to help take down the #1 Steam Plant in Powell River.  He then moved to Vancouver to become a regular employee and worked on countless projects.  When Pacific decided to find a full time employee dedicated to keeping its tools...
Pacific Blasting & Demolition Ltd. Completes First Blast for Emergency Removal of 20 Million Pound Rock Slab Above Washington State Route 503
April 18, 2017
Pacific Blasting & Demolition Ltd. has completed the first blast associated with the emergency removal of a 20 million pound rock slab in Washington State.  The rock slab came loose from the hillside above State Route 503, approximately 21 miles east of Woodland, causing the highway to be closed since March 13, 2017.  This first blast was designed to produce finely fragmented rock and move it...
NorLand Limited Kicks-Off NAOSH Week with Children's Colouring Contest
April 13, 2017
NorLand is kicking-off its annual North American Occupational Safety & Health (NAOSH) Week celebrations by inviting the children of its employees to participate in a colouring contest.  Contestants will cut and paste safety equipment onto the outline of a person while learning about the importance of each piece of equipment.  Submissions are due before May 7, 2017 and winners from each...