NEW ANNAN, PEI – Cavendish Farms has reported the detection of sewing needles in potatoes harvested in 2014. The needles were detected during the course of normal production of French fries at our New Annan Plant #1 on Prince Edward Island on December 27 and 28, 2014.
Irving Shipbuilding’s donation of $500,000 to the IWK Healthcare Foundation has helped refurbish the Berman Zebrafish Lab in Halifax, Nova Scotia. The newly enhanced lab is actively researching various treatments for cancer and blood disorders in children.
Nautical Science student Tevin Plummer is the first recipient of Atlantic Towing’s newly established scholarship, in partnership with the Marine Institute at Memorial University of Newfoundland in St. John’s.
SAINT JOHN, NB. – Gardner Electric of Saint John has been awarded a $1.3 million contract from Irving Pulp & Paper, Limited to supply and install all of the lighting and electrical building services for the current Pulp Mill Modernization project underway in West Saint John.
The annual Cavendish Farms Grower Banquet honouring the top potato growers was held recently in Charlottetown, PEI. The Top Grower for the 2013-2014 crop was the Schurman family of Dunk River Farms in Summerside, PEI.
Since the ground breaking earlier this fall, 227 truckloads of concrete have been delivered to the Grand Lake Timber Expansion Project in Chipman, NB. So far, 1,645 cubic metres of concrete have been poured by Econocrete of Fredericton as the foundations for the new production line take shape. The $23 million project includes a new mill infeed, a new debarker, stud line, and trimmer, as well as new stackers for the lumber.