October 21, 2012
VIDEO: The 2012 VRCA Awards of Excellence
On October 17th, the Vancouver Regional Construction Association held its 24th annual Awards of Excellence, where the organization recognizes the best of the best construction projects from the Lower Mainland and other parts of British Columbia.
Keith Sashaw, the president of the VRCA, took time to talk to the Journal of Commerce about the awards, the importance of recognizing excellence in an audience of one’s peers, and also remarked upon the Landmark award for the roof installation and renovation of BC Place.
Andy Tallentire, the operations manager for PCL Constructors Westcoast, talked about the challenges of renovating a Vancouver icon and the logistics involved with multiple subcontractors tackling different aspects of the BC Place renovation. Dave Corcoran, the VP of major projects for Graham Design Builders also talked about their win in the General Contractor over $40 million category for the Kelowna and Vernon Hospitals P3 project.
North American Occupational Safety and Health (NAOSH) Week was launched on May 6 in British Columbia with an event held in North Vancouver featuring many different safety organizations, equipment providers and demonstrations of proper safety procedures.
In this week's update, we look at some of the stories we'll be covering in the Journal of Commerce for the week of May 20th, 2013.
Edmonton has traditionally been dominated by car traffic, but recently efforts have been made to improve the city transit system and, through transit-oriented development, to create neighbourhoods and destinations that are integrated with transit.
In this week's update, we look at some of the stories we'll be covering in the Journal of Commerce for the week of May 13th, 2013.
The City of Calgary's ambitious Airport Trail Tunnel project is a 620 metre tunnel that will run under the new Calgary International Airport runway and will extend Airport Trail from Barlow Trail to 36 Street N.E.