Long Harbour Development Corporation
The Long Harbour Development Corporation (LHDC) is a wholly-owned economic development corporation acting on behalf of the Town of Long Harbour & Mount Arlington Heights.
The LHDC was established to promote the economic development of the Long Harbour area. The LHDC is designed to inform and help persuade prospective businesses to consider Long Harbour as a possible location.
The Long Harbour Development Corporation (LHDC) is a non-profit organization. It was established on January 1, 1991 and incorporated on June 8, 1992. Since the January 2006 announcement by Vale Inco Newfoundland & Labrador that they would be constructing a commercial nickel processing plant at Long Harbour the LHDC has expanded its focus. It is now working with Vale Inco NL to expand the economic base by capitalizing on the new plant. The target market is now the business community that will supply and service this major industry.
The LHDC is controlled by a Board of Directors consisting of a Chairperson Vice-Chairperson, Secretary/Treasurer and two Members. The LHDC is supported by hired consultants in their industrial development activities. Accurate financial records are kept and an annual audit is conducted by a certified Chartered Accountant. An Annual Return is filed each year with the Department of Government Services and Lands, Commercial Registrations Division.