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 …

City Kidz

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 …

Media Release – January 26, 2015

MEDIA RELEASE For immediate release January 26, 2015 More international shippers using Hamilton as a North American gateway 2014 cargo results show highest overseas tonnage in a decade Hamilton, Ontario – The Port of Hamilton has released its tonnage results for the 2014 shipping season. Total cargo volumes were 10,526,732 metric tonnes (MT) in 2014, representing a 5% increase over …

Brewing returns to Hamilton

The rumours are true: a new brewery is calling the Port of Hamilton home. Arts & Science Brewing Ltd. is a partnership between Collective Arts Brewing and Nickel Brook Brewing Co. The new brewery will take the space at 201 Burlington St. E. in Hamilton, owned by the Hamilton Port Authority, and last occupied by Lakeport Brewing. Purpose-built by brewer …

HPA recognized as a bicycle friendly business

Hamilton Port Authority was recently recognized by the Share the Road Coalition as a Bicycle Friendly Business. The Port received an honourable mention for its work to make cycling a viable option for staff, customers and visitors. HPA supports SoBi, Hamilton’s bike share program, by providing storage space for bicycles and equipment. HPA also sponsors a SoBi bike share station …

Being Green

Team Up to Clean Up: Hamilton Port Partners showed their community pride during the Port’s annual Team Up to Clean Up day recently. Teams fanned out to several locations on port property and throughout the North End, collecting 149 bags of garbage, and 49 bags of recycling. Participating companies included: Alfa Paper, Bitumar, Chapel Steel, CityKidz, Fluke Transport, Hamilton Port …