New Business Requires New Hires

Monday, March 18, 2013

Kent Homes is currently building over 200 dorm-style bedrooms for a workers’ camp at an offshore oil and gas development in Bull Arm, Newfoundland and Labrador.


We Are Still Buying Private Wood

Monday, March 11, 2013

Every spring the Department of Transportation places weight restrictions on public roads due to the “spring break up”, which is when the frost is coming out of the ground.  During this time we like to remind private woodlot owners that our mills are still buying private wood.


Irving Shipbuilding Moves Forward with Detailed AOPS Design, Preparing for Construction in 2015

Thursday, March 07, 2013

Irving Shipbuilding welcomed the Honourable Rona Ambrose, Minister of Public Works and Government Services Canada, and the Honourable Peter MacKay, Minister of National Defence to Halifax Shipyard today to mark the start of the Definition (Design) phase of work for the first set of new naval combat vessels for Canada, the Arctic Offshore Patrol Ships (AOPS).


Working on the Largest Heavy-Lift Vessel in the World

Monday, March 04, 2013

During the last couple of years, Oceanic Consulting Corporation, part of the J.D. Irving Group of Companies in St. John's, NL, completed several test campaigns for Dockwise, a world leader in the heavy marine transport industry, based in the Netherlands.  The test campaigns were performed on the Dockwise Vanguard, the largest heavy-lift vessel in the world.