“Foundations”: A new book about the early years of Bermingham Construction

“Foundations” recounts the early years of port partner, Bermingham Construction, from its founding year in 1897 to the beginning of the Second World War. Compiled by Tim Bermingham from materials dictated from his grandfather, it includes accounts of the building of the Crowsnest Pass for the Canadian Pacific Railroad, and the construction of the Sault Ste. Marie locks. “Foundations” can …

Air quality & dust mitigation initiatives

HPA continues to expand dust mitigation activities following air quality monitoring conducted last year to identify issues. These initiatives include: Doubling sweeping in high-need areas to twice per month and sweeping on a routine basis when receiving fill; Incorporating paving for dust mitigation into new developments, for example, at Pier 10, where significant improvements have been noted; Addressing track-out dust …

New mural to become vibrant landmark in Hamilton’s North End

July 13, 2017 – Hamilton, ONT –  Collective Arts Brewing, along with the Hamilton Port Authority, has commissioned five artists to paint a large outdoor wall in the North-End of Hamilton. The mural will live adjacent to Collective Arts’ Beergarden, and will be painted throughout a series of events in July and August. World-renowned artists Bruno Smoky, Shalak Attack, Peru143 …

Sustainability in the Spotlight

Stewardship of the land and water around Hamilton’s port lands is fundamental to the Port of Hamilton’s strategy and operations. This year, HPA will begin the process of outlining a robust Sustainability program, that will track and report publicly on financial, social and environmental metrics. This program will build on a range of environmental initiatives that are already delivering important …

Under Construction

Have you noticed some new structures going up around the port? They are part of the busy construction program underway in 2016/2017. Eastport – Pier 26: New G3 grain silos. Part of a $50 million, 50,000 tonne grain export terminal. Westport – Pier 10: New Parrish & Heimbecker flour mill. The first new flour mill built in Ontario in 75 …