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Please visit us on *100 in 1 Day*

The Hamilton Port Authority is celebrating Hamilton’s -100 in 1 Day-. For our intervention, we are welcoming the community to enjoy the view from the 6th floor of our art moderne headquarters on James. St. N. The 6th floor windows overlook Piers 7 & 8, and afford an excellent view of the lands that are currently under redevelopment as part …

Media Release: Get Ready for a Safe & Sober Summer Boating Season

Hamilton Police Service Marine Unit and Hamilton Port Authority Harbour Masters Office/ Port Patrol launch a new campaign to keep recreational boaters safe on Hamilton Harbour May 24, 2016 HAMILTON, ON – Summer sailing season is finally here, and the Hamilton Police Service Marine Unit (HPS) and Hamilton Port Authority Harbour Masters Office/Port Patrol (HPA) are reaching out to recreational …

Rail Growth on Track

“The right mode at the right time,” has been a mantra of the Hamilton Port Authority throughout its recent, investment-intensive years. HPA has been taking steps to ensure that port infrastructure keeps pace with modern needs and that port users have robust multimodal access, particularly when it comes to rail. Two of the port’s most recent investment announcements, the new …

Port Partners raise $51,500 for Liberty for Youth

We’re celebrating the results of HPA’s fundraising initiative that included a pledge to match up to $25,000 of our Port Partners’ donations. Participating Port Partners include: Federal Marine Terminals, Fluke Transport, Richardson International, McKeil Marine, Lakeshore Sand, Rankin Construction, Sylvite, Yellowline Asphalt, Maritime Data Centre, Brewers Marine Supply, Canadian Asphalt, Agrico, Ocean Group, Barry Hyde and Rick Smith. Liberty for …

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Energy Saving Innovations

At an operational level, HPA strives to continuously improve, bringing new ideas, technologies and partnerships to the task of improving the port’s environmental footprint. HPA’s maintenance team works closely with local utility, Horizon Utilities, to implement a range of energy-conservation techniques. In one of the port’s recently-renovated buildings, innovative retrofits have attracted $22,000 in conservation incentives and resulted in energy …

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Environmental Award Winner: Yellowline Asphalt Products Ltd.

HPA recently announced Yellowline Asphalt Products as the winner of its annual Environmental Excellence Award. The annual award recognizes a port partner’s contribution to respecting and protecting the natural environment. Yellowline was selected for the award because it has demonstrated commitment and continuous improvement in environmental protection. The company’s facility on Pier 22 was designed in 2011-2012 with the environment …

Randle Reef

Randle Reef Update

Work has started on the reconstruction of the dockwall at Pier 15. HPA is taking the lead on this job, which is necessary to support subsequent phases of the Randle Reef project. This work is part of HPA’s $14 million commitment to the Randle Reef initiative. Work on the main Randle Reef containment facility is on-track to begin in the …

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Port Investment in City Kidz Surpasses $500,000

This year, HPA celebrates an important milestone in its partnership with City Kidz, explains HPA President & CEO Bruce Wood: “We have hit the half-million dollar mark in our investment in City Kidz. This is an organization that is doing great work throughout the City of Hamilton, including in the North End, so we’re really pleased to see it grow …

Growing Roots

Growing Roots in the Community

HPA was pleased to receive the 2015 Innovation Award from the North Hamilton Community Health Centre, in recognition of the Port’s support for the Centre’s new Learning Greenhouse. HPA contributed $60,000 to the establishment of a new greenhouse on the grounds of the North Hamilton Community Health Centre, which is being set up with the help of horticulture students from …

Welcome new Port Partners

Stanpac: If you are stocking up on ice cream this summer, your frozen favourite may well be packed in a Stanpac ice cream container. Stanpac is a manufacturer of packaging supplies for the dairy, food and beverage industries, specializing in containers for ice cream and other cool treats, as well as traditional milk bottles and glass yogurt jars. HPA is …