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Date: 2015-08-19
Author: Karina Eva
Kinetic Construction Ltd. has successfully completed hundreds of construction projects, employing a variety of project delivery methods. From their offices in Victoria, Vancouver, and Courtenay, Kinetic employs about 100 people currently constructing over 15 projects with an overall value of $85 Million. They operate as Construction Managers, Project Managers, Design-Build Contractors, and...
Date: 2015-08-17
Author: Programs
Our speed mentoring event will give you a unique opportunity to meet with a successful and diverse group of women working across the Architecture, Engineering and Construction industry. Join us for dynamic discussions driven by attendees, covering a wide range of topics such as: philosophy, career path recommendations, work-life balance, career moves, or education opportunities, to name a few....
Date: 2015-08-17
Author: Karina Eva
This month’s member spotlight is dedicated to Faith Dempster. She is the Metro Vancouver Regional Manager for STEP (Skilled Trades Employment Program). STEP is a government funded program that helps connect tradespeople to construction employers in BC. They currently have  a network of 13 STEP offices throughout the province. Faith’s background consists of welding and operating heavy equipment....
Date: 2015-08-09
Author: Karina Eva
CCW hosted another wildly successful Summer Social. It was delightful to be able to eat and enjoy the beautiful evening and catch up with likeminded professionals while overlooking the water of Stanley Park. Delicious BBQ and drinks were served, it felt great to be able to feel the refreshing breeze and soak up the sun. What a beautiful venue it was!   It was definitely a night not to be missed....
Date: 2015-07-13
Author: Programs
Come and mingle with like-minded people in the construction industry at the Vancouver Rowing Club on Tuesday July 28th in picturesque Stanley Park! Join us at 5:30pm - for a chance to SOCIALize and celebrate our incredible members, partners, sponsors, past and future board members by throwing the best construction social event of the Summer! We'd like to welcome the 2015 summer social event...
Date: 2015-07-02
Author: Karina Eva
 BENEFITS PLAN FOR HEALTH: 2015 Take a few minutes each month to make an impact on your health January  Take a few minutes and think about what you want your year to look like – learn a language, quit smoking, pack your lunch more, floss your teeth – and figure out a plan to make that happen. February  is heart and stroke month. Visit their website,www.heartandstroke.com, and learn the signs of a...
Date: 2015-06-26
Author: Karina Eva
On a beautifully sunny evening, we had the fabulous opportunity to tour the UBC Ponderosa student residences. Designed by HCMA architects and built by Urban One Builders, the residences are built around a loan Ponderosa line tree that was maintained intact throughout construction and will continue to thrive within the courtyard of the structure. The residences take advantage of stunning views of...
Date: 2015-06-08
Author: Programs
On Tuesday June 23rd, 2015 we will be touring the Ponderosa Commons Phase II project at UBC! Built by Urban One Builders, this 300,000 sq. ft. multi-program building project is the second phase of Ponderosa commons. Designed by Kuwabara Payne McKenna Blumberg and Hughes Condon Marler Architects,  it includes 375 student residences with capacity for 553 students and approximately 80,000 sq. ft. of...
Date: 2015-06-02
Author: Libby Rowe
On a warm sunny day in June, 80 women (and a few men) assembled for the tour of the Marine Gateway Project.  This project is a mixed-use development and the tour brought us through several different areas including the theatre, the Fortis mechanical room, the condo units, the office floors and the various commercial spaces such as the future Winners space, the future Tim Hortons space and the...
Date: 2015-05-20
Author: Multivista
For Immediate Release   BIM Gets Real with Multivista   The Multivista® BIM Integration Program unifies all of your visual construction documentation allowing for immediate comparison of modelled versus actual conditions.   Phoenix, Arizona, April 30, 2015 - Multivista, the leading provider of photo, video, and webcam documentation services for the construction industry, officially announced the...

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