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.
The Association of Consulting Engineering Companies of British Columbia celebrated its best and brightest at its Awards of Excellence gala, held on April 12 at the Vancouver Convention Centre.
In this week's preview, we look at some of the stories we'll be covering in the Journal of Commerce for the week of April 21st, 2014.
RDH Building Engineering Limited is running extensive tests on the viability of using insulated concrete forms (ICF) as walls in building structures. While ICF has traditionally been used below grade, it is becoming possible to also use forms for above-grade work.
In this week's preview, we look at some of the stories we'll be covering in the Journal of Commerce for the week of April 14th, 2014.
The British Columbia Common Ground Alliance held a contractor's breakfast on April 1 to highlight the importance of excavation awareness and to ring in "National Safe Digging Month."