Port is on the road to more major expansions

By Keith Norbury By the middle of 2021 a new road will increase efficiency at the Porty of Prince Rupert by cutting the driving distance by three-quarters. Construction on the $115 million...

Strong Performance for 2020

By MARK CARDWELL For many places and industries, the unfortunate impacts of Covid-19 have made this a year to forget.  But for the Port of Sept-Îles and its mining partners on Quebec’s rugged North...

Taking Action to Preserve the Environment

By MARK CARDWELL As buried treasures go, centuries-old sediment from the bottom of a bay likely wouldn’t make it onto most people’s Top-Ten list. But for marine bio-geographer Emilie...

Port of Prince Rupert poised to set another cargo record

By Keith Norbury Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, which has upended the world economy this year, the Port of Prince Rupert is on track for another record year in 2020. As of the end September, total...
By Keith Norbury The Prince Rupert Port Authority has been giving visiting seafarers a much-needed break during the pandemic. This summer the port outfitted the
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By Keith Norbury Five companies received awards this summer from the Prince Rupert Port Authority for their environmental stewardship efforts. Winners of the annual Green
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By Theo van de Kletersteeg Compared to other countries, Canada has generally done well in its handling of the Covid-19 crisis, from medical as well
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By MARK CARDWELL When the Pointe-aux-Basques terminal was built by the federal government in Sept-Îles in 1950, it was designed primarily to support the new
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By MARK CARDWELL To hear Luc Charest tell it, active volunteerism, and gestures of goodwill by residents and local businesses is the spice of life
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By Alex Binkley The full adoption of electronic logging devices (ELDs) for all commercial trucks and buses moved a big step forward in late October
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New patrol ship proves a blessing

By Keith Norbury Prince Rupert’s new harbour patrol vessel that was blessed in December 2019 is performing admirably nearly a year after its launch. “It’s been a great vessel,” said Shaun Stevenson, president and chief executive officer of the Prince Rupert Port...

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New Developments at the Multiuser Dock Terminal

By MARK CARDWELL Major investments by the Port of Sept-Îles and its partners in and around the multiuser dock at the Pointe-Noire sector are helping to speed up and improve loading operations at North America’s deepest dock and biggest bulk handling facility. Work is...

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CN and CP announce third quarter results

North America’s railway industry collectively suffered the impacts of economic disruptions as a result of Covid-19, and Canada’s railways did not escape the hurt. For CN, revenue tonne miles in all categories were lower, except in grains and intermodal. Grain traffic,...

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