Clean Nova Scotia Installs Artificial Reefs in Halifax Harbour

Tuesday, October 29, 2013

Dartmouth, N.S. -  Clean Nova Scotia is expanding their restoration work beyond freshwater habitat and into marine coastal environments through the launch of the Atlantic Reef Ball Program.  The program creates habitat for marine life in shallow coastal waters by placing cement structures known as Reef Balls on the ocean floor. 


Majesta Helps Grow Green Space in Fredericton

Monday, October 21, 2013

The Fredericton Direct Charge Co-op was awarded a community greening event and a BBQ celebration for winning the 2013 MAJESTA Co-op “Growing Together” Contest. Officials from MAJESTA, Co-op, and Tree Canada kicked off the celebration this month with a ceremonial tree planting at the Co-op store located in Fredericton. 


NEW Joint Venture – ARC TOWAGE Awarded Tug Service Contract in Trinidad and Tobago

Monday, October 21, 2013

SAINT JOHN, NB:  ARC Towage - a new joint venture company involving Atlantic Towing Limited of Saint John, NB, Reyser, a subsidiary of Spanish Bergé group that manages business related to tug and port services, and Coloured Fin of Trinidad and Tobago announced today that they have been awarded a 10 year contract to provide terminal berthing services for a significant energy industry player in Trinidad and Tobago, beginning in January 2015.  


Universal Truck and Trailer launches AIR MILES® Reward Program

Monday, October 21, 2013

Effective November 1, 2013, customers will earn Air Miles reward miles for purchases of trucks, trailers, parts or service at Universal Truck and Trailer (UTT).  UTT will be the only heavy truck and trailer dealership in New Brunswick to offer the Air Miles Reward Program.


KENT Grand Opening in Charlottetown, PEI

Friday, October 11, 2013

KENT's new location in Charlottetown offers many unique features built into the new store’s design. •   Year-round greenhouse •   Drive-through warehouse •   Window and door storage facility •   Three-acre yard with pole barn storage •   Contractor and PRO PASS service "Our contractor business is very important to us, and we wanted to make sure this store was going to be designed for the contractor’s needs, as well as the homeowner’s," said store manager Jim Power.   


Irving Shipbuilding Wins Commercial Projects for Shelburne Ship Repair

Monday, October 07, 2013

The Atlantic Willow, a tugboat owned by Atlantic Towing, will be at Shelburne Ship Repair during the fall season for routine drydocking work.  A couple of additional commercial projects will also keep the skilled tradespeople at Shelburne Ship Repair busy this season. All three projects will require a total of up to 60 tradespeople to complete. The Atlantic Willow, built by Irving Shipbuilding at its East Isle Shipyard location in PEI, was commissioned in 1998. "We're continuing to aggressively bid on commercial and repair projects for all of our facilities," said Kevin McCoy, President of Irving Shipbuilding.  "We'll work hard to secure work for all of our locations to help us maintain more of our skilled trades people here within our workforce," McCoy said.