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BBNC Holds First Alaska Wild Salmon Day Celebration

On August 10, 2016, communities around Alaska were coming together to celebrate one thing we all have in common: the love for Alaska wild salmon. Governor Bill Walker signed HB 128 into law earlier this year, which was sponsored by Representative Bryce Edgmon of Dillingham. The Bill designates August 10 of each year as Alaska…Read More

Alaska Federation of Natives Convention in Fairbanks

The Alaska Federation of Natives (AFN) will host its annual convention October 20-22, 2016, at the Carlson Center in Fairbanks, Alaska. The theme of the event, “50 Years: Reflect, Refresh, Renew,” reflects the challenges, innovations, and successes within the Alaska Native community over the last 50 years. The keynote speakers will be Emil Notti, the…Read More

2016 Bristol Bay Leadership Forum

BBNC invites Bristol Bay village corporations, village and city councils, and boroughs to the 2016 Bristol Bay Leadership Forum (BBLF) December 8-9, 2016, in Anchorage, Alaska. The event will feature speakers and workshops focused on current issues that are important to the Bristol Bay region. We welcome your suggestions for topics at the forum. Registration…Read More

BBNC Recognizes Kakivik for Outstanding Safety Performance

Kakivik Asset Management was recognized for its continued outstanding safety performance during BBNC’s Industrial Services Operating Committee meeting this past May. At that time, Kakivik had achieved over 4 years and 1.5 million man-hours since the last OSHA Recordable injury (any injury requiring medical treatment). Since that time, the company has exceeded 2 million man-hours…Read More

Kakivik Starts a New Major Project in Australia

Kakivik inspectors Ruel Carlson, a BBNC shareholder, and Dave Arnett completed the first phase of new work in Western Australia for a new client, WorleyParsons, at Woodside Energy Limited’s (WEL) Karratha LNG facility. Quality and Technology Manager Ian Moreau was also on-site. This initial scope of work was to demonstrate the ability of Kakivik’s unique…Read More

Kakivik and CCI Industrial Set New Shareholder Hire Records

Kakivik Asset Management and CCI Industrial Services both set new records for BBNC shareholder hire. During 2016, each company surpassed the 20% hire threshold for the first time, and in July both companies were at 22% shareholder hire. Shareholder hire for both companies has increased steadily over the past several years as the companies continue…Read More

Short-Term Vocational Education Scholarship Program

Applications for the Short-Term Vocational Education Program (STVE) are accepted throughout the year. STVE scholarships up to a maximum of $1,000 are awarded to eligible shareholders for short-term vocational/certification training programs. To be eligible for this funding, you must be a BBNC shareholder enrolled in a short-term training program that enhances your opportunities for employment…Read More

Every Vote Counts

At the core of our culture is a set of shared values. Built on love of family and community, our unified voice and cooperation have helped us overcome the unique challenges our region has faced for centuries. Today, as we encounter new and unknown uncertainties, it’s important that we exercise that voice and tackle the…Read More

GMT Training for Shareholders Held in King Salmon

Months ago, when BBNC’s Shareholder Development Manager Carol Wren put her head together with members of the Shareholder Development team at BBNC and its industrial service companies to devise a plan for a General Maintenance Technician training, they had a distinct goal in mind. “We’re not training just to train,” she said. “We’re training to…Read More