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Top Seven Reasons We’re Celebrating National Forest Week

Friday, September 29, 2017

The theme of this year’s National Forest Week 2017 is Our Stories, Our Future. We value the people, the partnerships and the innovation that goes into sustainable forest management. We think these stories are worth celebrating!

 

Irving Consumer Products Breaks Ground on their New $400 Million Tissue Production Plant in Macon, Georgia

Thursday, September 28, 2017

Irving Consumer Products broke ground on the construction of their new $400 million state-of-the-art tissue plant in Macon, Georgia today at an event at the site of their future home. Joined by Mayor Robert Reichert and Charlie Gatlin, Special Projects Advisor for Georgia Department of Economic Development (GDEcD), President Robert K. Irving acknowledged the next step in the construction of the new facility. 

 

JDI Woodlands provides $23,000 in Scholarships to Employees Children

Thursday, September 21, 2017

Every year J.D. Irving, Limited (JDI) awards scholarships to students pursuing post-secondary education whose parents are our valued employees. This year, 23 students whose parents work for JDI’s Woodlands Division, were awarded with scholarships to go toward their post-secondary education. A total of $23,000 in scholarships was provided this year.

 

New Investments to Improve Rail Capacity in Northeastern Maine

Friday, September 08, 2017

Earlier last month, U.S. Senator Susan Collins announced a $7.89 Million grant for a project to improve rail infrastructure in Northeastern Maine. NBM Rail Services has been awarded the contract to repair and upgrade 22 rail bridges on the Madawaska Subdivision of the Maine Northern Railway.

 

J.D. Irving, Limited Business Services Awards Seven Scholarships to Children of Employees

Wednesday, September 06, 2017

On average J.D. Irving, Limited (JDI) awards over $250,000 in educational scholarships each year. We award some of these scholarships to the children of our valued employees who are pursuing their education at a post-secondary level. Recently, seven students were awarded scholarships in a ceremony at our Saint John Head Office. 

 

2017 Atlantic Teacher's Tour

Tuesday, September 05, 2017

Educators from all over the Atlantic Provinces gathered to learn more about the forestry industry and how it impacts our region. The three-day tour involved tours of local mills, private woodlot owners land and JDI freehold land, pre-commercial thinning and commercial thinning.

 

HMCS Fredericton crew raises record $77,000+ in NB bike tour for Children's Wish Foundation.

Friday, September 01, 2017

Two teams of members of the Canadian Navy Frigate HMCS Fredericton cycled around New Brunswick this August making fundraising stops in support of the Children’s Wish Foundation. All proceeds from the tour go towards supporting the wishes of children diagnosed with high risk, life threatening illnesses, and severe neurological or genetic conditions in New Brunswick.