January 26, 2013
VIDEO: The Canadian Construction Documents Committee meets in Vancouver
The Canadian Construction Documents Committee gathered at the headquarters of the Architectural Institute of British Columbia on January 22nd. The CCDC is a national joint committee of volunteer members who are responsible for the development, revision and improvement of Canadian standard construction documents.
CCDC chair Walter Strachan was on hand to talk to the Journal of Commerce about the role of the CCDC in the construction industry, as well as the progress being made in document development and implementation.
Strachan also explained the composition of the committee’s membership, which includes members of the Canadian Construction Association (CCA), the Royal Architecture Institute of Canada (RAIC), the Construction Specifications Council (CSC) and the Association of Consulting Engineering Companies – Canada (ACEC).
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."