Aircraft life extensions keep Pilatus busy around the clockA plethora of heavy maintenance
aviation work has been a boon for the Pilatus Centre Canada in
Thunder Bay.Since moving into a state-of-the-art
sales and service shop on the north side of Thunder Bay International
Airport in 2011, the company has expanded its workforce and evolved
into a high volume shop running 24/7.“When we moved over here four years
ago, we had six full-time maintenance guys on the floor,” said
Steve Davey, executive vice-president and COO of the Pilatus Centre.
Finding diamonds in the rough and
eliminating obstacles to employment are what drives Paul Giles of
Hardy Giles Consulting.The co-owner of the five-employee Fort
William First Nation-based company, who portray themselves as a group
of “outside-the-box thinkers,” is expanding their expertise int...
Service cutbacks by Greyhound Canada in
northwestern Ontario have opened up an opportunity for a a new bus
company in Thunder Bay.Last July, Kasper Transportation began
offering a luxurious mini-bus service for average Joe prices to small
communities along the TransCanada Highway.The company do...
Good things are in storage for Grid
Link Utility Contracting of Thunder Bay.The expanding company recently moved
from a cramped 3,000-square-foot shop near the waterfront in Port
Arthur to a spacious 42,000-square-foot building on the city’s
outskirts that once housed GRK Fasteners on Rosslyn R...
The coming winter freeze-up on the
Great Lakes means a rush of foreign-flagged and domestic shipping
into the Port of Thunder Bay for the annual late-season grain haul.October proved to be another strong
month for shipments of wheat and canola, according to the port
authority.The year-to-date t...