For sale: Spin float

1998 Cook and Beals spin float for sale. Painted steel leg extensions. Two seasons on electric motor. Should have bearings replaced. Old style simple on and off. No heat exchanger available. Asking 7000$ obo. Contact Rene, Westlock Honey. 780-818-4268.

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Will Winter & split bees in BC

Will winter and help split bees here on BC Sunshine Coast.  Gain an extra month of spring.  Steve Clifford, Halfmoon Bay, BC.  604-885-9664.

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For sale: Wax press and telescoping lids

Moondance Honey Inc. has the following equipment for sale: Paradise 500 Wax Press - $10,000 obo, several hundred telescoping lids $5 each. All equipment listed above is located near Beaverlodge, AB.  For photos or further information, email or text or call 780-505-0410. Last updated: 2020-12-15

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POELMAN APIARIES LTD. located near Fort Macleod, AB (102007A Range Rd 254) has the following positions available for the 2020 season:

  • 6 SUPERVISORS (SKILLED WORKER, NOC 8253) with a minimum of 5 years(seasons) experience working at a Canadian apiary. Employment needed from March through October 2020; wage starting at $15.00 - $17.50 (depending on exp. with possible bonus) (40 + hrs/week). Duties will include: caring for honeybee colonies in the appropriate manner; coordinating the production of replacement bees and equipment; recognizing, reporting, monitoring hive health issues and applying appropriate treatment/controls; harvest and fill honey barrels and containers; supervise small teams of workers; driving of vehicles; operate and maintain other apiary equipment; conduct bee yard maintenance.
  • 18 TECHNICIAN/WORKERS (LOW SKILL WORKER, NOC 8431) with a minimum of 1-2 years experience. Employment needed from April through November 2020; wage starting at $15.00- $16.50(depending on exp. with a possible bonus) (40 + hrs/week). Duties will include: caring for honeybee colonies in the appropriate manner; assisting Technicians with bees and equipment; assisting with harvesting honey; assisting with the bee yard and equipment maintenance.
  • 2 GENERAL FARM LABOURERS (LOW SKILL WORKER, NOC 8431) experience is an asset but will be trained. Employment needed for April through November 2020; wage starting at $15.00 per/hour (with possible bonus) (40 + hrs/week). Duties will include: Supering and harvesting honey, cleaning honey extraction and storage equipment, barrel moving prep, filling and storage, manufacture and assemble and maintain hive equipment, and bee yard maintenance.

All wages are negotiable based on experience and productivity. Housing is available. Applicants must be able to work in the presence of honey bees. All positions may
require some evening, night & weekend work. All applicants must be in good physical condition and able to work in a team environment. Ability to speak English is an asset.

Email resumes to attention Poelman Apiaries or fax to 403-687-2410 or mail to Box 1887 Fort Macleod, AB T0L 0Z0.

Updated 2019-07-08