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Since Prince Rupert has been here the labour movement has been here. And though 100 years may have come and gone

Labour Day Feature: Over 100 years of hard work on the North Coast

Celebrating our labour workers in the North Coast.

  • Sep 5, 2016
Underwater pipeline safety is a key component to pipelines proposed to run to Prince Rupert LNG facilities

Safety key as pipelines go under water

Any pipeline carrying liquefied natural gas to Prince Rupert will make its final approach from the deep waters of the Pacific Ocean.

The City of Terrace is busy developing the industrial lands near the airport.

Line-up begins for Terrace industrial park lands

The sale by the city of nearly 10 acres of land at its Skeena Industrial Development Park represented the first sign of success.

Work is progressing on rebuilding the Babine Forest Products mill in Burns Lake

Babine Forest Products back to work after devestating loss

Like the proverbial phoenix, Babine Forest Products is rising from the ashes to once again be an economic driver for Burns Lake.

Work is progressing on rebuilding the Babine Forest Products mill in Burns Lake
Northwest Regional Airport manager Carman Hendry is looking to a bright future as industrial development takes off.

Northwest Regional Airport taking off with industry

Northwest Regional Airport manager Carman Hendry's finger runs along a series of building shapes imposed upon a map of Bristol Road.

Northwest Regional Airport manager Carman Hendry is looking to a bright future as industrial development takes off.
Jamie Delgado stands in front of the very active Huckleberry Mine.

Huckleberry Mine takes the bull by the horns

The mill at Huckleberry Mine is up-and running after a break down stopped its work for over a month.

Jamie Delgado stands in front of the very active Huckleberry Mine.
A rendering of the PTI Lodge at Strawberry Meadows.

Home sweet temporary home

If just four of the major liquefied natural gas terminals proposed for the Northwest proceed an estimated 15,000 workers will be needed.

A rendering of the PTI Lodge at Strawberry Meadows.
David de Wit looks on as UTM Exploration owner and CEO Anastasia Ledwon signs an agreement with Office of the Wet'suwet'en executive director Debbie Pierre.

Agreement outlines importance of social licence

A new joint venture partnership signed in Smithers highlights the importance of gaining social licence.

David de Wit looks on as UTM Exploration owner and CEO Anastasia Ledwon signs an agreement with Office of the Wet'suwet'en executive director Debbie Pierre.
New scrubber technology at Pinnacle Renewable Resources' Burns Lake facility.

New scrubber improving air quality in Burns Lake

Pinnnacle Renewable Resources is making operational a new $5 million scrubber system that will improve air quality in the Burns Lake area.

New scrubber technology at Pinnacle Renewable Resources' Burns Lake facility.
PAcific NorthWest LNG is going above and beyond to ensure the environment is protected.

Good enough not good enough for Pacific NorthWest LNG

With the price tag for its terminal on Lelu Island, Pacific NorthWest LNG could easily look to meet the minimum requirements of government.

PAcific NorthWest LNG is going above and beyond to ensure the environment is protected.
Coast Tsimshian Resources' Dave Jackson stands in front of timber at the company's Terrace log yard.

Coast Tsimshian Resources brass ring made of wood

When Skeena Sawmills closed in 2007, many believed it was another nail in the coffin for Prince Rupert and Terrace's forestry industry.

Coast Tsimshian Resources' Dave Jackson stands in front of timber at the company's Terrace log yard.
Hundreds of representatives from the mining industry will be in Vanderhoof for the 2014 Minerals North Conference.

Vanderhoof to host Miinerals North 2014

The eyes of the mining industry will be looking to Vanderhoof later this month as Minerals North takes place from May 21-23.

Hundreds of representatives from the mining industry will be in Vanderhoof for the 2014 Minerals North Conference.
Keith Sashaw.

Billions of dollars of investment coming to the Northwest

There's a slight difference between the projects being proposed or constructed today versus the fourth quarter of 2012.

Keith Sashaw.

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Red Chris Mine is aiming to open in June.

Summer startup for Red Chris Mine

Wile many mines are proposed for Hwy 37, none are closer to completion than the Red Chris copper and gold mine.

Red Chris Mine is aiming to open in June.
A rendering of the Kitimat LNG terminal at Bisch Cove.

Taking B.C. LNG to the world

The eyes of the energy world are on the North Coast as major international companies race to create (LNG) export terminals.

A rendering of the Kitimat LNG terminal at Bisch Cove.
The Watson Island Development Corporation sees a bright future in the former Watson Island pulp mill site.

Elementary dear Watson

The Watson Island Development Corporation hopes to return the former pulp mill to the major economic contributor it once was.

The Watson Island Development Corporation sees a bright future in the former Watson Island pulp mill site.
The Star Manx is loaded at Westview Terminal.

Pellets drive forestry resurgence

The forest industry, long the economic backbone of the Northwest, is experiencing a resurgence as demand for lumber in Asia grows.

The Star Manx is loaded at Westview Terminal.
There is no shortage of mining activity in northern B.C.

Mining B.C.’s energy highway

While the eyes of the energy export world turn to Prince Rupert and Kitimat, interest from the mining sector is looking north.

There is no shortage of mining activity in northern B.C.
Innergex is developing a wind farm in the Vanderhoof area.

Wind Power: Innergex chooses Vanderhoof as site of clean energy creation

The hills around Vanderhooof may soon be home to the only wind farm in the Northwest as Innergex works on the Nulki Hills Wind Project.

Innergex is developing a wind farm in the Vanderhoof area.