December 20, 2013
VIDEO: What was the big construction story of 2013?
The Journal of Commerce polled some members of its editorial advisory board for their thoughts on the biggest story of 2013 related to the construction industry.
ICBA president Philip Hochstein, COCA outgoing president Grant McMillan, BC Building Trades executive director Tom Sigurdson, BCCA president Manley MacLachlan and ACEC BC president Keith Sashaw all gave their opinions on the events and projects that shaped the year.
The BC provincial election, which swept Liberal leader Christy Clark to power in a surprise victory, was the biggest story of 2013 for the industry according to many of the EAB members, but other issues such as shifting workers compensation rules were also noted as significant events.
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."