Sherman Inlet Shoreline Restored

The restoration of the shoreline at Sherman Inlet is now complete! In 2017, HPA announced the start of a two-year process to restore an area at Sherman Inlet that was filled in 2000, and made a commitment to preserve the inlet as a protected natural space within the port’s perimeter. Sherman Inlet is one of…Read More→

“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…Read More→

Pier 12 Dock Reconstruction

HPA reinvests more than $10 million each year in building and maintaining infrastructure at the Port of Hamilton. These investments ensure the port’s ability to meet its mandate of providing efficient transportation and facilitating trade for Ontario industries. In 2018, HPA engineers and contractors began the first phase of a major project to reconstruct a…Read More→

Beauty on the Bayfront – vote for your favourite!

See Hamilton’s industrial bayfront from a new perspective & enjoy the unique scenes from our city’s working waterfront. The City of Hamilton is running a photo contest as part of the Bayfront Industrial Strategy initiative. Twelve finalists have been selected. Have a look at the selections and choose your favourite: https://www.hamilton.ca/city-planning/planning-community/vote-beauty-in-industrial-bayfront-photo-contest

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…Read More→

Sustainability Fact: Supporting Local Business

port sustainability report

HPA works to support local businesses in Hamilton, Halton, Brantford and Niagara. HPA’s purchasing policy reflects this effort where possible, choosing local suppliers of goods and services. In 2017, more than 80 per cent of HPA’s purchases (by dollar value) were made locally. For more information about HPA’s sustainability efforts, have a look at our  2017…Read More→

2017 Green Marine Results

Hamilton Port Authority’s Green Marine results for 2017 have been released. Green Marine is a North American environmental certification program that creates a framework for marine companies to go beyond simple environmental regulatory compliance. Participants’ ranking for each performance indicator is on a 1-to-5 scale. Level 1 indicates meeting the regulatory standard, while level 5…Read More→