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eNewsletter January 29, 2014

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Attend the Annual General Meeting, February 11, 2014

All members in good standing are invited to attend VRCA's 48th Annual General Meeting, featuring a keynote address by Ian Anderson, President, Kinder Morgan Canada, who will present an update on the Trans Mountain Expansion Projec... Full Story

Mark Cohon announced as 2014 Construction Learning Forum Keynote Speaker, register now!

VRCA is excited to announce Keynote Speaker, Mark Cohon, O.Ont., Commissioner, Canadian Football League. Mark Cohon is a dynamic business leader and one of the most influential people in Canadian sports. He is a former executive with Major ... Full Story

BUILDEX Vancouver, Construction Keynote Complimentary Invite

Moderated by VRCA President, Fiona Famulak, a keynote panel discussion at BUILDEX Vancouver on Wednesday, February 19, 2:30pm – 4:00pm, will focus on the impact of Gen Y in construction, the tools that em... Full Story

Call for Submissions for the 2014 Awards of Excellence

Looking to win a coveted Award of Excellence in 2014? Now's your chance to submit your projects! The call for submissions begins January 29, 2014 - don't miss this opportunity to be recognised by the industry. Visit the website and submit y... Full Story

Lower Mainland-Southwest building permits rise in November

Total building permit values in the Lower Mainland-Southwest region rose 21% in November 2013 from October 2013 on the strength of permit value increases in the residential sector, according to Vancouver Regional Construction Association&rs... Full Story

Abbotsford building permit values jump in November

Building permit values in Abbotsford shot up 119% in November 2013 from October 2013 (seasonally adjusted), with large gains in residential and moderate gains in public permits, according to Vancouver Regional Construction Association&rsquo... Full Story

Members Save 20% at Mark's Work Wearhouse during the month of February

VRCA Affinity Partner Mark's Work Wearhouse is offering a special 20% discount to VRCA members for the entire month of February. Download the coupon and use it as many times as you like at any Mark's location! Full Story

Breakfast Meeting: Navigating P3 Projects, February 26

Hosted by the VRCA Manufacturers and Supplier's Division Council, the breakfast meeting will feature a panel discussion addressing the structure of a typical P3 contract model, the key participants, and how VRCA members can get involve... Full Story

BCCA: Green Building Market Update

Read about the latest information about green building from BCCA, including topics on training and education, technology, reports and studies, innovation, and upcoming events. Featured News Green building myths and (mis)information: Site si... Full Story

CCA Weekly, January 29, 2014

CCA Weekly is an electronic newsletter published each week by the Canadian Construction Association. It contains relevant articles and information for members and those involved in the construction industry.   CCA Weekly - Januar... Full Story

Events & Seminars

 

Feb 1 - Introduction to Construction Blueprint Reading (Gold Seal Certified) - Langley

Location: CLAC Office

Participants will learn how to read a set construction blueprints and specifications. Using both residential and commercial samples of blueprints, participants will gain experience and practical knowledge for their day-to-day work in construction companies.

 

Feb 7 - Introduction to Construction Blueprint Reading (Gold Seal Certified) - Abbotsford

Location: VRCA, Abbotsford Office

Participants will learn how to read a set construction blueprints and specifications. Using both residential and commercial samples of blueprints, participants will gain experience and practical knowledge for their day-to-day work in construction companies.

 

Feb 11 - Annual General Meeting with Keynote Speaker Ian Anderson, President of Kinder Morgan Canada

Location: Hilton Vancouver Metrotown

All members in good standing are invited to attend the VRCA AGM, featuring a keynote address by Ian Andersen, President, Kinder Morgan Canada.

 

Feb 12 - VRCA Membership Orientation

Location: VRCA, Vancouver Office

Learn everything you need to know about being a member of the VRCA.

 

Feb 12 - BidCentral Tutorial

Location: VRCA, Vancouver Office

This one hour training session focuses on the basics of how to use BidCentral.

 

Feb 13 - Mentoring New & Young Workers to be Safe

Location: VRCA, Vancouver Office, Training Room

This workshop is designed to provide construction staff, supervisors, owners and management tools and techniques to motivate and empower young workers to be safe on the work site.

 

Feb 14 - Raising the Bar on Customer Service

Location: VRCA, Vancouver Office, Training Room

Learn the skills and confidence needed to deal with difficult customers, maintain control of difficult situations, and manage and exceed high expectations.

 

Feb 18 - Navigating Construction Claims in the Era of New Technology

Location: VRCA, Vancouver Office

The seminar will cover claims management by providing a basic understanding of the essential elements of preparing a claim document, dealing with different CAD technologies and adjusting for risk exposure found in an IPD form of contract.

New Members

Butler Dean Construction Ltd.

Carrier Enterprise

Diamond Back

Fairways Landscape Contracting Limited

LORE ELECTRIC INC

Rapid Masonry Ltd.

RedBuilt, LLC

 
 

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