Statement by HPA on US Steel restructuring

We are pleased to hear that the September 21 announcement of an MOU between the Province of Ontario and Bedrock Industries proposes to facilitate the continuation of steel-making activities at US Steel Canada’s Hamilton plant. We are not privy to details on the potential use of the surplus lands at the USSC site, but we…Read More→

Last boat launched at Pier 7/8

This week, the last boat was launched from the Harbour West Marina dock yard, ending a 104-year history at the facility. “Frisky” was launched on Friday, September 9 and is the last boat to be launched from the Harbour West Guise Street location. Boats will soon be launched from our new boat storage, haul-out and…Read More→

Business after Business with Nickel Brook Brewing Co.

Presented by the Hamilton Chamber of Commerce:  Business after Business with Nickel Brook | Hamilton Chamber of Commerce  Join the Hamilton Chamber of Commerce’s monthly networking event.  A new host location every month. Free for Chamber members and their guests. Date and Time Sep 22, 2016, 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm Location Arts & Science Brewing 207 Burlington Street…Read More→

Maximizing ports for the good of Ontario’s economy

“We want to see Ontario be the trade gateway it can be, using marine and rail transportation to their full capacity.” Read the OpEd in the latest edition of Maritime Magazine:  Maximizing ports for the good of Ontario’s economy

The Future of Hamilton’s Working Waterfront

In 2016, the Hamilton Port Authority will undertake a review and update of its Land Use Plan. Input from port stakeholders and the public will be critical to the development of the updated Land Use Plan. Scope The mandate of a port is to facilitate trade and to support the regional economy. For the Port…Read More→

Golf Tournament Raises $23,000

HPA held its 13th annual golf tournament in June, breaking previous fundraising records to raise $23,000 for charity. Funds will go to support the Mission to Seafarers, Liberty for Youth and Ladybird Animal Sanctuary. More than 140 players from port partner companies participated, enjoying the perfect weather at Kings Forest Golf Club. This year’s tournament…Read More→

Randle Reef Update

Construction of the Randle Reef Engineered Containment facility continues, with major progress being made on the perimeter walls. Please see HPA’s Randle Reef project page for updates, including a new video explaining the construction and containment process. Photos: Bermingham Foundations

Conference of Great Lakes Governors and Premiers Release First Ever Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Maritime Strategy

June 15, 2016–Michigan Governor Rick Snyder and Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne met today to discuss their ongoing partnership to grow the economy and create jobs.  On behalf of the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Governors and Premiers, they released the first-ever regional strategy to jump start the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence maritime transportation system. The strategy’s…Read More→