Another Milestone for Irving Shipbuilding

Friday, March 20, 2015

Installation of a new 25-tonne crane has begun in the new assembly building – the “Ultra Hall” - at Halifax Shipyard.  The new crane has a span of 56 meters, is faster, and capable of lifting smaller pieces.   It arrived at the Port of Halifax’s Richmond Terminal on Tuesday, March 10, and was delivered to the shipyard by Mills Heavy hauling of Halifax.  Installation of the new crane is expected to take approximately three weeks.


Fredericton Contractors and Suppliers Benefit From JDI Forest Products Investment

Friday, March 20, 2015

Tek Steel of Fredericton is one of 26 contractors and suppliers in the Capital region that have secured over $5.5 million of work at the Pulp Mill modernization project in Saint John and the Grand Lake Timber Mill expansion in Chipman.  The projects are part of JDI's $513 million investment to strengthen the forest sector and sustain jobs in New Brunswick.


Moncton Contractors Benefit from JDI Forest Products Investments

Friday, March 13, 2015

Andy Gill of Fredericton is a New Brunswick Community College graduate. He works as a red seal sprinkler systems installer with B&G Sprinklers in Moncton. Today he’s working at Canada’s largest Pulp Mill Modernization project since 1993 - currently underway in Saint John.


Universal Truck and Trailer receives Daimler Elite Support Certification

Thursday, March 12, 2015

On February 5, 2015, Universal Truck and Trailer (UTT) received Daimler Elite Support Certification at their location in Dieppe, New Brunswick. Daimler Trucks North America launched the program in 2012 for Freightliner® and Western Star® dealerships that demonstrate best practices in truck maintenance and repairs, as well as top quality customer service.


RST Driver Marks a Career-Crowning Achievement

Thursday, March 05, 2015

RST driver Robert Pratt is the 2014 APTA Driver of The Year.  This prestigious award is presented by the Atlantic Provinces Trucking Association (APTA) to Maritime drivers who exemplify the industry’s best in safety excellence, service, and reliability.


Planting Our Future Forests at JDI

Thursday, March 05, 2015

J.D. Irving, Limited (JDI) is a reforestation leader in Canada; and each summer hundreds of students from across the Maritimes are hired as tree planters.


We’re Hiring

Thursday, March 05, 2015

JDI expects over 500 co-op, internship, and summer positions to be filled this summer.