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North Wind Celebrates 15th Anniversary

Apr 10, 2012

North Wind Group, one of the nation’s leading small businesses, is celebrating its 15th anniversary. The company was established in 1997 in Idaho Falls, Idaho, by Sylvia Medina. Since then, North Wind has grown to a group of companies that employs more than 300 scientific, engineering, management and professional...

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Los Alamos National Laboratory Selects Small Businesses for Nuclear Waste Services

Feb 16, 2012

LANL News Release LOS ALAMOS, NEW MEXICO, February 15, 2012—Los Alamos National Laboratory today announced it has selected four small businesses to compete for up to $200 million in services related to safely packaging Cold War-era wastes for final disposal. The companies—Environmental Dimensions, Inc.; North Wind, Inc.; Navarro Research...

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North Wind Wins Private, Government Cleanup Jobs

Jan 24, 2012

New contracts awarded for work in Seattle, Puerto Rico North Wind Group won a $1.6 million contract with the U.S. Coast Guard to provide lead paint removal services at Seattle’s Pier 36 facility. It also won an $800,000 contract to do supplementary work with Chevron Phillips Chemical Co. following...

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North Wind Office Earns EPA’s ENERGY STAR® Certification

Jan 19, 2012

The North Wind Corporate Office located in Idaho Falls has earned the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) ENERGY STAR certification. This certification signifies that the building performs in the top 25 percent of similar facilities nationwide for energy efficiency and meets strict energy efficiency performance levels set by the...

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North Wind Employees Support Fools Invitational

Jan 9, 2012

Several North Wind employees and family members from the company’s Mary Esther, Florida, office sponsored a hole and spent New Year’s Eve Day golfing and raising money for charity! The third annual Fools Invitational was held at Hidden Creek Golf Club in Navarre, Florida. The event raised more than...

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North Wind Names Employee and Manager of the Year

Jan 5, 2012

North Wind Group President Sylvia Medina announced the winners of the company’s 2011 employees and managers of the year awards: President’s Award – Kim Kearney, President, North Wind Services, Idaho Manager of the Year – Aran Armstrong, Manager, White Sands Missile Range, New Mexico Employee of the Year –...

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North Wind’s Diversification Drives Growth

Dec 29, 2011

(Idaho Falls, Idaho) North Wind Group has done well despite the recession – and anticipates big growth in 2012 – by predicting which way the wind will blow. That means this once environmental services-only firm is now much more – adding new sectors of business by evaluating growth trends....

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North Wind’s Sylvia Medina Receives Women of the Year Award

Dec 28, 2011

The Idaho Business Review recently named Sylvia Medina one of the 2012 Women of the Year. For seven consecutive years, the magazine has recognized women from public, private, and charitable business sectors in Idaho. According to the Idaho Business Review, this year’s 50 honorees were selected from more than...

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Waste Retrieval Project Completed Ahead of Schedule

Dec 12, 2011

Cleanup at the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Idaho Site took another big step forward with the recently completed construction of the Pit 10 West Accelerated Retrieval Project (ARP) VII building and ancillary facilities. Construction of these facilities will enable waste retrieval to commence in Pit 10 West, within...

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