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Date: 2014-10-01
Author: Abigail for Programs
There are some lines that need to be crossed....Crossing the lines that hold us back. The construction industry is filled with lines which are meant to be crossed, and lines never meant to be crossed. In this challenging construction industry, we sometimes hold ourselves back behind those lines or allow others to hold us back. But are those lines of our own making? In a world that tells us to '...
Date: 2014-09-30
Author: Lynne Fader
ER Plus Presents a new 1-day workshop:  Safety 2.0 Wednesday November 5 2014 at ER Plus in Richmond Workers Compensation and Health and Safety as we know it has been around for nearly 100 years. Much of our thinking and many of our practices are rooted in another era.  While workplaces are statistically safer than they’ve ever been, accidents still occurring too frequently in a climate of...
Date: 2014-09-15
Author: Marie Venneri
Mentorship is Keyincreasing women’s representation in non-traditional jobs requires role models. Traditionally,  construction  was  not  a field that women considered as a place to  work.  In  fact,  women  historically were  encouraged  into teaching,  nursing  or  clerical  positions.  Times  have  changed. Through  government,  industry  and  organizations,  like  Canadian Construction  Women...
Date: 2014-09-08
Author: Abigail for Communications
The much anticipated Trump Tower Tour is now open for registration. Based on first come, first serve our tours are always a sell out.  We look forward to seeing you there! Register Now Situated on Georgia Street in Downtown Vancouver's Coal Harbour, the famed Arthur Erickson-designed tower will be a mixed-use development featuring residences and a luxury hotel. The hotel will boast 147 guest...
Date: 2014-08-24
Author: Sylvia Katz
Cash flow planning is an integral part of business sustainability. Much like the heart in our body, we can’t live without it.  Cash flow is the heart of a business; we can’t stay in business without cash flow coming in regularly. Although the concept of cash flow planning is the same for both product and service oriented business, the business that sells products need to pay particular attention...
Date: 2014-08-01
Author: CCW
It's been a few years in the works, but we are excited, delighted, and proud to announce our new website! Have a look around, make yourself familiar, let us know if you notice anything that needs our attention. No one is perfect, sometimes we miss things. We are still uploading and adding items so make sure to check back with us sometimes. You will need to follow the directions below to access...
Date: 2014-07-20
Author: Colette Kime
Phoenix, Arizona, July 15, 2014 Multivista™, a leading provider of visual as-built documentation services to the construction industry, proudly announced today that for the second consecutive year it has been selected for the Constructech 50 by Constructech magazine.  The Constructech 50 is a listing of the most influential construction technology providers with a strong and ongoing market...
Date: 2013-01-29
Author: CCW
This month, CCW hosted a panel event discussing Vancouver 2020: the City’s “Greenest City 2020 Action Plan”. The panel explored the scope of the plan, how it will be implemented, challenges to implementation and how will it change the way we build and design together. This discussion was moderated by Jennifer Fix, an Urban Planner at DIALOG, who asked these questions to a series of experts. The...
Date: 2012-06-05
Author: CCW
CCW hosted Diane Switzer, the Executive Director for the Vancouver Heritage Foundation, who gave a fascinating presentation on heritage preservation in the city of Vancouver and how it interacts with sustainability objectives. Diane discussed unique housing styles in our city and stressed that each style of home is an important part of Vancouver’s history and, therefore, not only the turn-of-the-...
Date: 2012-07-03
Author: CCW
On Tuesday June 25th we donned our hardhats, steel toes, and safety vests and had a fantastic educational site tour of the 2-storey, 160 000 sqft Edmonds Pool & Community Centre in Burnaby for our CCW monthly event. Our tour guides, Jim from Smith Bros & Wilson (general contractor), Mike from Lockerbie & Hole (mechanical contractor) & Ahmet from The AME Consulting Group (...

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