Potential merger between Integris Credit Union and Lake View Credit Union

Prince George – On March 31, 2017 the Board of Directors of Integris Credit Union and Lake View Credit Union signed a Memorandum of Understanding to formalize merger talks between the financial cooperatives. The Board of Directors of both organizations are pursuing this merger in the interest of providing a stronger financial cooperative, enhanced member benefits and increased community resilience here in the North. “Members, staff and the communities are our key priorities in merger […]

Turbines and Generators Contractor Starts Work on Site C Project

BC Hydro’s Site C project reached a milestone yesterday as the turbines and generators contractor mobilized to the construction site. Voith Hydro Canada, which was awarded the $470-million contract in March 2016, will design, supply and install six vertical axis, Francis-style turbines, six generators and associated equipment for Site C. “This is another important step forward for the Site C project,” said Mike Bernier, MLA for Peace River South. “The turbines and generators are a […]

Telus investing $12 million in Kitimat for fibre optic network

Telus will be investing $12 million into Kitimat before the end of 2017, in order to connect 90 per cent of homes and businesses to the fibre optic network the telecommunications company has established in the province. Construction on the project will begin in the upcoming weeks and planning has already commenced, according to a press release issued by Telus, with the company anticipating all homes and businesses will be connected by the end of […]

Petronas’ review of Canadian LNG project still ‘ongoing’, but CEO keen to monetize Montney natural gas asset

The head of the consortium proposing to build the Pacific NorthWest LNG project declined to provide a timeline on a possible final investment decision Wednesday, as the market for large-scale liquefaction facilities continues to weaken. “We’re doing a total review of the project, and taking into account all the cost optimization options,” said Petronas CEO Datuk Wan Zulkiflee Wan Ariffin. “That is still ongoing.” Malaysia-based Petronas is the largest stakeholder in the roughly $36-billion LNG […]

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