Aroostook Resources Inc. Awards First Phase of Bald Mountain Assessment to Sewall

Tuesday, May 28, 2013

(Old Town, Maine—May 28, 2013):  Aroostook Resources Inc., part of the JD Irving Group of Companies, has chosen Maine engineering and natural resources consulting firm James W. Sewall Company of Old Town to develop a new mineral resource estimate for Aroostook County’s Bald Mountain mineral prospect.


KENT Opens New West Saint John Store

Monday, May 27, 2013

Seventy-seven KENT associates greeted and served hundreds of customers within the first few hours of the grand opening celebration.  Earlier in the week, the associates hosted a contractor night for over 100 contractor customers who visited the store for a tour as well as a commemorative tree planting in honour of the late Floyd Raynes, a long-time contractor sales associate.


Kent Homes Awarded Construction Camp in Manitoba - Largest Contract in Kent Homes History.

Wednesday, May 22, 2013

Bouctouche, NB – Kent Homes, Atlantic Canada’s leading provider of modular homes and commercial modular space solutions is pleased to announce that they have signed an agreement with Outland Camps to build 100 dorm rooms and the employee entertainment complexes for the Manitoba Hydro Bipole III Converter Station project site near Gillam, Manitoba.


Irving Shipbuilding Engages 530+ Potential Suppliers on Opportunities in AOPS Program

Wednesday, May 15, 2013

Halifax NS -- More than 530 potential suppliers from across Canada gathered in Halifax, Nova Scotia on Wednesday, May 15, 2013 for Irving Shipbuilding’s AOPS Supplier Development Session.  Invitations were sent to the almost 2,000 companies included on Irving Shipbuilding’s online supplier registry with the goal of ensuring potential suppliers were informed of business opportunities within the Arctic Offshore Patrol Ship (AOPS) Program, the first set of combat vessels to be built under the federal government’s National Shipbuilding Procurement Strategy (NSPS).


I´m with JDI

Monday, May 13, 2013

At JDI we have a lot to be excited about, including the 6500 hires planned before 2015.  Our campaign will introduce you to the people and opportunities at JDI.  The campaign begins today in the New Brunswick market and will extend to other markets where we operate (and will be hiring!) over the next few months.


Island View School Wins $20,000 Outdoor Classroom as Part of the Third Annual Majesta Trees of Knowledge Competition

Friday, May 10, 2013

After six weeks of voting by Canadians from coast to coast, Island View School’s dream of teaching and learning outdoors has come true as the winner of the 2013 MAJESTA Trees of Knowledge competition. As the winning school, Island View takes home the grand prize of a $20,000 outdoor classroom from MAJESTA, expert consultation from Tree Canada to help bring their classroom to life and outdoor learning curriculum support from Focus on Forests.


Kent Homes Recognized for Leadership in Energy Efficiency

Friday, May 10, 2013

Kent Homes of Bouctouche, New Brunswick was presented with the Residential Energy Efficiency Champion Award by Premier David Alward at the fifth annual Premier's Awards for Energy Efficiency ceremony on May 9, 2013 in Fredericton.


Kent and Irving Shipbuilding Donate $1 Million to IWK Health Centre

Wednesday, May 08, 2013

At an announcement held today at the IWK Health Centre, Kent and Irving Shipbuilding announced a $1 million donation to support a state-of-the-art neo-natal care intensive care unit as well as ground-breaking research in the treatment of childhood blood disorders and leukemia.


Remembering the Battle of the Atlantic

Friday, May 03, 2013

Irving Shipbuilding Inc. sponsored an event on May 2, 2013 at the Canadian War Museum in Ottawa to recognize those who won the peace during World War II’s Battle of the Atlantic.  More than fifty veterans of the Battle of the Atlantic were honoured at the gala dinner, which was organized by the Naval Association of Canada and the Royal Canadian Navy (RCN).


A Growing Commitment to Our Customers

Friday, May 03, 2013

KENT Building Supplies has awarded the contract for a new distribution centre to Maxim Construction, an employee-owned company based in Atlantic Canada.  Work started this month on the 385,000 square-foot building located off the TransCanada Highway near Moncton.