J.D. Irving, Limited (JDI) and the University of New Brunswick (UNB) are currently accepting applications for the J. D. Irving, Limited New Brunswick Scholarships until March 1, 2016. These scholarships are valued at $8,000 per year and are renewable based on academic performance until graduation.
Over the next three years, we are forecasting almost 7900 hires across our operations across Canada and in the US. The forecast is the result of retirements, anticipated business growth and normal workforce turnover.
JDI Woodlands is currently seeking tree planters for the 2016 planting season in the areas of St. Leonard, Fredericton, Saint John, Kennebecasis Valley, and Sackville. Interested candidates are encouraged to submit their applications before the January 29th deadline.
With the full moon falling on the weekend, we’ll have plenty of light as we travel to Sheldon Point via snowshoes. Members of the local chapter of the Royal Astronomical Society will have their telescopes set up for viewing. Bring a flashlight in case the moon ducks behind some clouds, a mug for hot chocolate, and of course, snowshoes.
Cynthia Léger from Sainte-Anne, New Brunswick has worked on projects at Kent Homes as a summer student over the last three years and has been awarded the Modular Building Institute (MBI) Canadian Foundation $2500 annual scholarship. Léger is a 4th year civil engineering student from Université de Moncton (U de M).
J.D. Irving, Limited (JDI) has partnered with Natural Resources Canada, Carleton University, and Environment and Climate Change Canada on a 5-year songbird habitat research project on JDI land in Northern New Brunswick.
Saint John: Gulf Operators is pleased to host field trips to the Bald Hill Quarry for children from local schools in the Saint John and surrounding area. Six classes from schools in the area visited the quarry this year to learn about our operations and the importance of aggregate rock. Over 400 children have attended the quarry since the tours began in 2006.