December 2008 - Road Work
Riverside Development Ltd. is nearing completion of the new roads that open up more of the central part of the site. Storm sewer, sanitary sewer and water mains have been installed, along with new curb and gutter. The first lift of asphalt was installed on these roads in December and the final lifts will be in place once the asphalt plants open in the spring of 2009.
December 2008 - Portside Aggregate Building
Construction of the new $250,000.00 maintenance and repair building for Portside Aggregates is moving forward. The new building will relocate the maintenance activities of the operation closer to the quarry area. Also being relocated is the weigh scale operation. The new scale location will allow easier access to the SPAR road for vehicles picking up aggregate. The maintenance building , scale house and scale will be fully functional in this location by early spring.
December 2008 - STPA Building
Sydney Tar Ponds Agency is busy readying the new Materials Handling Facility in anticipation of the start of the major Tar Ponds solidification and stabilization work in 2009. The $8.3 million building will house a major debris and equipment cleaning facility and will provide washroom and change room facilities for the workers on the Tar Ponds cleanup. Construction site security will also be housed in this large new building on Ferry Street.
December 2008 - Protocase
Protocase Custom Enclosures, a designer and manufacturer of custom metal enclosures for the electronics industry had its' official opening. The new head office and manufacturing facilities for this innovative local company is located in Harbourside Commercial Park. See Cape Breton Post article.
June 26, 2008- New Soccer Field
Gary Campbell announces the development of a new facility onsite, a soccer and rugby field that will include tennis and basketball courts. View the full article from the Cape Breton Post.
|From left to right: Cecil Clarke, Gary Cambell, Minister Murray Scott, Mayor Morgan, Councilor Jim MacLeod, Keith Bain