Doaktown Sawmill Expands Product Line and Grows Jobs

Wednesday, April 27, 2016

DOAKTOWN, NB:  The JDI team at the Doaktown Value Added Center is excited to announce the launch of a new product line this summer.  To meet growing consumer demand, the mill will start producing rough sawn board stained to give a weathered "barn board" look.


Measuring Marine Plastics in Canada's Northern Waters

Tuesday, April 26, 2016

Irving Shipbuilding and the Marine Environmental Observation Prediction & Response Network (MEOPAR) are providing $137,600 in research support for Memorial University of Newfoundland.  The funding is focused on the creation of an effective monitoring of marine plastics which will guide future responses to this important pollution issue.


St. Francis Xavier Students Participate in JDI Case Competition

Tuesday, April 26, 2016

Antigonish, NS: The Operations Management class at St. Francis Xavier University joined the over 3,800 students in Atlantic Canada who have competed in JDI Case Competitions over the past 8 years. Students are given a real business problem and work in groups to present recommendations and solutions to JDI executives and recruiters.


Cheers to Volunteers: Kim Powell

Monday, April 25, 2016

On Thursday, April 14th Kim Powell, Production Planner for Irving Paper, was recognized by the City of Saint John as an outstanding volunteer.  Kim was nominated by Jennifer Walsh, second grade teacher at Prince Charles School. As part of the PALS (Partners Assisting Local Schools) program, Kim has been reading to Jennifer’s students at Prince Charles School every Friday afternoon for the past 14 years.


Celebrating Earth Day, 2016!

Friday, April 22, 2016

Watch our Earth Day 2016 video below to see our environmental conservation, and reductions in fuel, water, energy, emissions in action at a variety of J.D. Irving, Limited companies. 


Exploring the Environmental Impact of Offshore Marine Industries

Friday, April 08, 2016

Dr. Casey Hubert is using $113,228 of research funding from Marine Environmental Observation Prediction and Response Network (MEOPAR) and Irving Shipbuilding to gather and study genetic information from marine microbes off the coast of Nova Scotia.


Cool Job Profile – Julien Raby, Planning Engineer

Monday, April 04, 2016

Julien Raby currently works out of the same office at Irving Equipment that he sat in as an engineering co-op student in 2005. Since then, he has become a full-time Planning Engineer and the sole pilot of the Irving Equipment drone. Julien realized the advantages of using a drone on the job at Irving Equipment to improve project efficiency and service to customers.