News Transportation General
August 4, 2020  

Navy enters new era by welcoming long awaited Arctic warship into fleet

HMCS Harry DeWolf was welcomed in a ceremony at Canadian Forces Base Halifax on July 31, five years after Irving Shipbuilding first started cutting steel

News Manufacturing General
May 17, 2020  

Halifax team to conduct first Canadian trials for possible COVID-19 vaccine

Will be building on work by a Chinese manufacturer that’s already conducting human clinical trials for the vaccine.

News Transportation General
April 2, 2020  

Cargo ship denied entry to port of Halifax over COVID-19 concerns

Siem Cicero is carrying a shipment of cars, which is considered non-essential.

News Manufacturing Transportation General
November 25, 2019  

CN strike triggers layoffs as rail activity hits the brakes

Furloughs affect Unifor members who are not on strike but who work at CN’s Halifax facility.

News Construction General
October 29, 2019  

Final pieces of storm toppled crane removed off top of Halifax building

Crane collapsed during post-tropical storm Dorian last month.

News Construction General
October 15, 2019  

Crews remove several sections of collapsed Halifax crane from building

The crane collapsed on Sept. 7 and some residents and businesses have since been evacuated.

News Construction Manufacturing General
October 1, 2019  

Removal to begin of Halifax construction crane felled by Dorian

Structure will be strapped down and anchored before the tower is dismantled piece by piece.

News Manufacturing General
July 4, 2019  

Worker at Halifax Shipyard seriously injured in industrial accident

Worker struck by a piece of equipment.

News Manufacturing Transportation General Production
May 22, 2019  

Federal government to buy two more Arctic patrol ships from Irving

Addresses the Canadian Coast Guard’s desperate need for new ships and prevents layoffs at the shipyard.

News Energy Oil & Gas General
December 17, 2018  

New questions raised about underground natural gas storage plan north of Halifax

The plan is to use river water to flush out underground salt deposits and store natural gas in the caverns.

News Transportation General
November 19, 2018  

Fuel a factor in salvage of sabotaged coast guard ship in N.S. fishing village [UPDATED]

The vessel was discovered on its side in the water Saturday morning.

News Food & Beverage Government Manufacturing Business Operations General Operations Production
August 2, 2017  

200 kgs of hash found in shipment of chocolate bars in Halifax

Mississauga, Ont., man faces multiple drug and importation charges.

News Manufacturing General
April 13, 2017  

Transcontinental sells 27 Atlantic newspapers to Halifax Herald

Expansion will fall under a new company called SaltWire Network.

News Automotive Government Manufacturing Transportation General
June 22, 2016  

CBSA seizes 12 stolen vehicles destined for export from Halifax port

Halifax police are investigating.

News Government Manufacturing Transportation General Operations Production
September 2, 2015  

Construction starts at Halifax Shipyard on Arctic patrol ship

Irving Shipbuilding expects employment to swell to 2,500 workers once peak production is reached.

News Government Manufacturing Minerals General Sustainability
July 22, 2015  

Groups calling for reforms in mining waste regulations following report

Last August, 24 million cubic metres of mine waste flowed into lakes and waterways after a breach of a tailings dam in central BC.

News Manufacturing General Technology
July 21, 2015  

Technology used in hunt of a different kind for North Atlantic right whales

Researchers will deploy autonomous gliders, air support and acoustic devices to determine the whales’ migratory routes.

News Construction Manufacturing General Operations Production
July 10, 2015  

Crews battle ‘major’ fire that destroys buildings at concrete plant

No injuries have been reported; concrete silos remain intact.

News Food & Beverage Government Manufacturing General Operations Production
March 26, 2015  

Payroll rebate offer not factor in bakery closure, Canada Bread says

Province offered $6,100 per full-time employee if jobs at Moncton and Woodstock bakeries are maintained for three years.

News Food & Beverage Government Manufacturing General Operations Production
March 25, 2015  

Halifax bakery closure comes as a surprise to NS premier

Stephen McNeil says Canada Bread Co. hasn’t approached the province for financial help.

News Oil & Gas Business Operations Operations Production Sustainability
August 7, 2013  

Halifax gas leaks were preventable, more safety measures necessary

The July 16 gas leaks forced the evacuation of two neighbourhoods.

News Manufacturing Oil & Gas Business Operations Operations Sustainability
November 19, 2012  

Alberta’s oil welcome in the East, says Halifax MP

Eastward pipelines would boost struggling Atlantic economies.

News Aerospace Business Operations Facilities Maintenance Operations Technology
July 17, 2012  

$16.5M a significant factor in Halifax expansion: Chorus

Aviation firm strongly swayed by provincial incentive package.

News Business Operations Operations Production
January 9, 2012  

Harper is blind to buy-Canadian benefits

Canada’s beleaguered shipbuilding industry is going to receive a $35-billion facelift over the next 30 years. This is welcome news for an industry that has for years faced uncertainty.