Business and Industrial

Greg Willmon, left, from Devon Transport Ltd. of Nanaimo meets with Mike Surrell to talk about the transfer of ownership of Lady Rose Marine Services to Willmon and his partner Barrie Rogers. (SUSAN QUINN/ Alberni Valley News)

New owner says ‘business as usual’ after rescuing marine service to Bamfield

Greg Willmon said decision to purchase ailing Lady Rose Marine Services was easy

 

Crofton mill was the scene of a Wednesday night fire. (File photo by Don Bodger)

5 Crofton mill workers treated for smoke inhalation after Wednesday night fire

One firefighter also treated for heat stress from fire in the mechanical pulp mill operation

 

Frank Ludwig in the control room. (Photo submitted)

The Day They Closed The Old Mill Down in song

Former member of Trooper captures the essence of small town struggles and triumphs

 

Michael Tremblay. Darren Hull photography

Charting The Course

Michel Tremblay navigates work and adventure

  • Mar 29, 2021
Michael Tremblay. Darren Hull photography
The Port of Nanaimo has signed a 50-year-agreement with DP World around short-sea shipping operations at Duke Point Terminal. (News Bulletin file photo)

Port of Nanaimo and DP World sign 50-year shipping operations agreement

Lease agreement ‘important first step’ in $105-million Duke Point expansion project

The Port of Nanaimo has signed a 50-year-agreement with DP World around short-sea shipping operations at Duke Point Terminal. (News Bulletin file photo)
The Greater Nanaimo Chamber of Commerce building on Bowen Road has sold for more than the $834,00 it was listed for after multiple offers from potential buyers. (News Bulletin file photo)

Nanaimo chamber of commerce will be on the move after building sells above list price

Chamber staff now preparing for move to focus on downtown Nanaimo economic revitalization

The Greater Nanaimo Chamber of Commerce building on Bowen Road has sold for more than the $834,00 it was listed for after multiple offers from potential buyers. (News Bulletin file photo)
Freighter anchored off Kin Beach in Chemainus. (Photo by Don Bodger)

MP to host expert panel for virtual town hall on freighter anchorages issue

Residents can participate through MacGregor’s website or Facebook page Dec. 3

Freighter anchored off Kin Beach in Chemainus. (Photo by Don Bodger)
Port Connect events have drawn crowds in past years, but this year’s event will take place in a virtual setting allowing participating companies and prospective employees to connect online via video conferencing. (Photo submitted)

Port of Nanaimo’s job fair event goes virtual this year

Port Connect will showcase employment opportunities via video conferencing

Port Connect events have drawn crowds in past years, but this year’s event will take place in a virtual setting allowing participating companies and prospective employees to connect online via video conferencing. (Photo submitted)
Kendra MacDonald is CEO of Canada’s Ocean Supercluster. She is the keynote presenter at the State of the Island Economic Summit, taking place virtually Oct. 27–29, 2020. (SUBMITTED PHOTO)

Ocean potential takes the spotlight at the 2020 ‘State of the Island’ Economic Summit

Vancouver Island Economic Alliance’s annual summit goes digital for 2020

Kendra MacDonald is CEO of Canada’s Ocean Supercluster. She is the keynote presenter at the State of the Island Economic Summit, taking place virtually Oct. 27–29, 2020. (SUBMITTED PHOTO)
Alair Homes was a big winner at the 2020 Nanaimo Business Awards as the company was recognized as the best Large Business during the award ceremony, hosted online Friday. (Chris Bush/News Bulletin)

Event was virtual, recognition was real at Nanaimo Business Awards

Online event praised Nanaimo businesses and organizations for excellence in 21 award categories

Alair Homes was a big winner at the 2020 Nanaimo Business Awards as the company was recognized as the best Large Business during the award ceremony, hosted online Friday. (Chris Bush/News Bulletin)
View of Teck Trail Operations from Victoria Street, Aug. 19. (Sheri Regnier photo)

Teck pegged with U.S. tribes’ $1.6M legal bill

A previous ruling holds Teck Metals liable for response costs incurred by the confederated tribes

View of Teck Trail Operations from Victoria Street, Aug. 19. (Sheri Regnier photo)
A series of events has hit the operational process of the Paper Excellence mill at Crofton and other company mills hard. (Photo by Don Bodger)

Paper Excellence Canada announces further temporary curtailment at Island mill

Heavy impacts from triple threat of fibre shortages, Malware attack and COVID-19

A series of events has hit the operational process of the Paper Excellence mill at Crofton and other company mills hard. (Photo by Don Bodger)
Business Continuity Plan: When You’re Ready, We’re Here for You

Business Continuity Plan: When You’re Ready, We’re Here for You

Comprehensive web, social and print options are available

  • Apr 1, 2020
Business Continuity Plan: When You’re Ready, We’re Here for You