Custom Fabricators and Machinists (CFM), based in Saint John, has entered into a partnership with the provincial government to build a new, 24-car ferry for Deer Island. It will replace the John E. Rigby in the spring of 2015.
Recent media coverage regarding deer habitat was lacking with respect to current population data and the science that guides best practices. As the only full-time wildlife biologist employed by a forestry company in NB, and having worked in the forests of NB for over 40 years, I can tell you that habitat for deer is a priority (one of many) for almost 140 forestry professionals as part of sustainable forest management in New Brunswick.
Irving Consumer Products (ICP), part of J.D. Irving, Limited (JDI), is congratulating Christie Lawrence, a recent graduate from Mount Allison University (MTA) for her winning design of Irving Consumer Products’ latest tissue box.
The Honourable Diane Finley, Minister of Public Works and Government Services, along with the Honourable Peter MacKay, Minister of Justice and Regional Minister for Nova Scotia, today announced that two new tasks with a potential value of $53.5 million have been authorized for the construction of the Arctic/Offshore Patrol Ships (AOPS) under Canada’s National Shipbuilding Procurement Strategy (NSPS). These two tasks are part of the definition contract awarded to Irving Shipbuilding Inc. in March 2013.