Walker Industries Corporate News

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New Tree Recovery Service

The Walker Industries culture, focused on environmentally responsible practices, has enabled the company’s IMS Wood Grinding Division to recognize a new opportunity in the agricultural sector. More specifically, the IMS Wood Grinding Division has taken advantage of recycling and re-use of undesired and non-bearing tree crops. The Orchard and Vineyard Transition Program, offered by the…

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Walker Industries Open House

On June 12th Walker Industries opened the doors of its Niagara Falls/Thorold waste and aggregate Campus.  The event was attended by those who were curious about how the quarry, landfill and composting facilities work; how landfill gas is harnessed and used as renewable energy and how Walker treats Niagara’s wastewater treatment biosolids. Visitors to the open house learned: How…

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GORE® Preferred Supplier

Since the official opening of the IMS/GORE® Compost Facility in 2009, Walker Industries entered into a Preferred Supplier Agreement with GORE® Cover Systems. The GORE® Covers System Technology is a proven German composting system. GORE® composting covers are designed to control odours and micro-organisms, creating a consistent process monitored by parameters relayed and stored in…

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Touch a Truck October 2nd, 2010

On October 2nd, 2010 the fourth Touch a Truck Event will be hosted at Niagara College, Glendale Campus. The Touch a Truck event helps to raise money for children’s literacy in Niagara while providing an opportunity for families to spend the day together for a worthy cause. More than 10,000 children, parents, grandparents and other…

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A Community Care Christmas

The scene was Christmas card perfect. Dozens of would-be elves, Santa Claus, a sprinkling of snow and four-year-old Alexis Stevenson. All were gathered at Community Care of St. Catharines and Thorold Tuesday afternoon. The jubilant carol-singing “elves” — more than 100 employees from Walker Industries — had spent their morning buying enough food, clothing, gifts…

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Walker Family Donates $5 Million

NIAGARA, ON: The Niagara Health System (NHS) is the beneficiary of the largest private donation ever made in the Niagara region. The Walker family and Walker Industries are donating $5 million towards the construction of the Niagara Regional Cancer Centre, to be built at the site of a new community hospital in St. Catharines, at…

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GORE® Compost Facility Opens

Walker Industries officially opened its innovative new GORE® compost facility in Thorold today. Environment Minister John Gerretsen was on hand to celebrate the official opening of the state-of-the-art facility, specially built to accommodate the re-launch and expansion of the Region of Niagara’s organic diversion program. “Providing new jobs and creating value out of what was…

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