Project Heavy Duty 2014

For the past 23 years, Project Heavy Duty has been exposing students to the world of heavy equipment operation.

Project Heavy Duty 2014

The 24th Project Heavy Duty took place April 21, 22 and May 19, 20, 21.

For the past 23 years, Project Heavy Duty has been exposing area students to the world of heavy equipment operation and the many career opportunities available to pursue.

Project Heavy Duty provides students the opportunity to operate a broad range of industrial machinery such as skidders, loaders, feller-bunchers, gravel trucks, excavators, back-hoes, graders, earth moving machinery, and bob-cats. Heavy equipment operation is an integral component of the forestry & mining sector and Project Heavy Duty strives to provide students critically important hands-on and relevant exposure.

The five-day career awareness opportunity for 30 senior secondary school students also provided access to heavy duty mechanics, welders, partspersons, and auctioneers.

A provincially-recognized career-awareness project, Project Heavy Duty could not be succesful without the continued support of community organizations, local business, industry, and dedicated volunteers.

Companies assisting in the 24th Annual Project Heavy Duty were: YRB – Vanderhoof, Harry ‘O’ Contracting, Henry Klassen Sawmills, Vanderhoof Fire Dept,  BID Construction, Ambroy Construction, BC Ambulance Service, Gordie Peters Logging, Vanderhoof Co-op, Gulbranson Logging, Endako Mines, Fraser Lake Sawmills, K&D Contracting, Pitka Logging Ltd., Lad Contracting, White River Contracting, Plowman Contracting, Nechako Excavating, Finning – Prince George, District of Vanderhoof, J.L. Kochel Contracting, Home Hardware and Northern Mountain Helicopters

 

Just Posted

Body found in Vanderhoof motel

Police currently investigating suspicious death

Bylaw barking up the wrong tree

Critics point out inconsistencies, other problems

Fatal collision claims life of community leader

On Friday, May 18, a collision, just eight kilometres east of Vanderhoof,… Continue reading

Ceremony an important step toward healing

Residential School survivors honoured

Presentations at council meeting suggest flooding is unlikely

Council and Rio Tinto cautiously optimistic

Trans Mountain pipeline: Is it worth the risk?

Concerns range from the threat of an oil spill to the impact of tanker traffic on wildlife

Federal leaders trade barbs about India trip at press gallery dinner

Justin Trudeau’s infamous trip to India earlier this year was the focus of many of the jabs

B.C. VIEWS: Our poverty reduction plan is already in place

NDP has another promise it needs to appear to keep

WestJet pilot strike averted as parties agree to mediation

Pilots had warned they could go on strike starting May 19

Out of control wildfire prompts restriction around Allie Lake

One of the first large wildfires of the 2018 season is blazing out of control

Giant beer tanks arrive in new B.C. home city

Molson Coors tanks finish river journey and move to overland trip in Chilliwack

VIDEO: Pipeline supporters rally across B.C.

Langley event one of five held in B.C.

Most Read