BID Group’s energy project in Houston, B.C. (BID Group Technologies photo)

BID Group signs international project in Brazil

The northern B.C. company will be supplying materials and supervisors to build a sawing complex

A northern B.C. company will be supplying state-of-the-art sawing complex to Brazil.

BID Group Technologies announced Friday that it has obtained its largest international project in the South American country.

The project will span 18 months, and over 250 containers will be sent to the site in Lages, Brazil. In addition, the company will also provide project management for supply and supervision of installation of equipment, training of employees on-site and start up, stated a Feb. 28 release from the company.

Installation in the South American country will begin summer of 2020, and the plant is scheduled to start production during the fall of 2020.

“The success of this project will require the combined efforts of BID Group facilities located across North America,” as per the news release.

BID Group employs more than 200 employees at its facilities in Vanderhoof, Prince George, Canal Flats and Salmon Arm, in specialized jobs such as millwrights, welders, machinists, programmers, engineers and more. The company is actively looking for people to help grow its team in the region, stated the release.


Aman Parhar
Editor, Vanderhoof Omineca Express

aman.parhar@ominecaexpress.com

Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter

BrazilBritish ColumbiaBusiness

Get local stories you won't find anywhere else right to your inbox.
Sign up here

Just Posted

Connexus adpating their services to meet needs amidst COVID-19

Connexus Community Resources is open via phone, text, or video conferencing for… Continue reading

Letter: We go to work for you, stay home for us

By Dr. Rebecca Janssen, Chief of Staff, St. John Hospital, Vanderhoof Dear… Continue reading

Letter: Lets stay strong

By Gerry Thiessen, Mayor of Vanderhoof March 27, 2020 It’s been two… Continue reading

Better COVID-19 testing results needed in the north

Former senior Northern Health official also wants work camps shut down

Social media a blessing and a curse during time of crisis: B.C. communication expert

‘In moments of crisis, fear is very real and palpable,’ says SFU’s Peter Chow-White

B.C. records first at-home death from COVID-19, but 70+ hospital patients have recovered

Total of 970 novel coronavirus cases in B.C., with the majority in the Lower Mainland area

BC Ferries able to restrict travel for sick passengers

Ferries working on schedule shifts to keep workers safe

Pay parking suspended at B.C. hospitals due to COVID-19

Temporary free parking reduces need for keypads, contact

Canada expands 75% wage subsidy to COVID-19 affected businesses of all sizes: Trudeau

Program will provide up to $847 per week for each worker

Helping those at risk, one piece of paper at a time through ‘isolation communication’

Simple paper tool during pandemic making its way across Canada thanks to social media.

‘Back to school, in a virtual way’ for B.C. students in COVID-19 pandemic

Province adds online resources to help parents at home

Canadian COVID-19 round-up: Air Canada cuts 15,000 jobs, 90% of flights

Comprehensive Canadian news update as of 2:30 p.m., Monday, March 30.

Canadian ferry operators call for inclusion in COVID-19 travel restrictions

Domestic travel restrictions should include ferries, operators say

Most Read