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Major Tenant Announced at Duke Point Terminal

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Mr. Bernie Dumas, President & CEO of the Nanaimo Port Authority is pleased to announce the arrival of ABC Recycling Ltd. to its Duke Point operation. “We are very excited to have ABC Recycling choose Nanaimo for its new expansion and operation,” comments Mr. Dumas. “Sustainable economic benefits will be achieved for Vancouver Island, the City of Nanaimo, and the Nanaimo Port Authority through incremental job creation and additional cargo throughput on barges and deep-sea vessels.”

ABC Recycling Ltd. is a Canadian family enterprise with a 102-year heritage serving and supporting local communities through the recovery, processing, and recycling of scrap metal. CEO David Yochlowitz, states, “Our business has evolved over the past century and continues to grow in local and emerging markets globally. We continually invest tremendous time and resources in creating partnerships within the communities where we conduct business. The Nanaimo Port Authority’s Duke Point Terminal serves as an ideal logistics gateway to the global recycling market.”

The Nanaimo Port Authority is one of 18 Port Authority’s across Canada, established under the Canada Marine Act, to promote and support the National, Regional and local economy and to ensure a safe and secure harbour for cargo operations.

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For More Information Contact:
Mr. Bernie Dumas
President & CEO, Nanaimo Port Authority
250-753-4146 – Ext 222

Mr. David Yochlowitz
CEO – ABC Recycling Ltd.