New investment, new confidence at the small-but-growing Port of Oshawa

[:en]July 31, 2020 OSHAWA, ON – Just over a year after the ports of Hamilton and Oshawa amalgamated, the Port of Oshawa is attracting investment, and building new awareness of its critical role as a gateway to the Greater Toronto Area. Ian Hamilton, President & CEO of the amalgamated Hamilton-Oshawa Port Authority (HOPA Ports) believes…Read More→

Niagara-Hamilton region poised for economic success, says new report

Recommendations include designating the Region as a National Trade Corridor February 22, 2019 The House of Commons Standing Committee on Transport, Infrastructure and Communities (TRAN Committee) released a report this week entitled, “Establishing a Canadian Transportation and Logistics Strategy”. The Niagara-Hamilton region features prominently in the report, as an area ripe for accelerated economic development. Vance…Read More→

Exports drive banner season at Port of Hamilton

MEDIA RELEASE January 14, 2019 Hamilton, ON – The Hamilton Port Authority’s 2018 cargo results are in, revealing the highest volume of cargo handled through the port in more than a decade. More than 11.6 million metric tonnes of cargo was imported or exported through the Port of Hamilton during the 2018 shipping season, an…Read More→

Ontario’s Opportunity: New Industry Done Right

Port of hamilton

More than 2,100 people go to work every day at Ontario’s largest marine port, which spans 630 acres along Hamilton’s working waterfront. The people working here are part of a maritime trading industry that is older than the province itself, and yet which holds untapped economic opportunity. This is not like any other industrial district;…Read More→

Supply Chain Job Fair – April 4

Did you know: the ‘supply chain’ sector is one of Hamilton’s biggest employers? The supply chain refers to all of the steps involved in getting goods from their producers to the customer. People are needed at every step of the way to make sure goods move efficiently. The kinds of jobs in this field range…Read More→

Record year for agricultural shipments through the Port of Hamilton

  Hamilton, ON – The Port of Hamilton continues to expand its role as a leading transportation hub for Ontario’s agri-food sector. In 2017, the port handled its highest-ever total of agricultural products. Close to 2.3 million metric tonnes (MT) of commodities such as Ontario-grown corn, wheat and soybeans, as well as canola, sugar, potash…Read More→

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