BCIT is B.C.’s largest trades training institute with trades and apprenticeship programs, and has the longest-running Women in Trades program.
Change is not easy. And women entering the male dominated construction industry know that better than most, representing 4.5 per cent of the skilled trades.
As COVID-19 continues to spread, so do the feelings of anxiety and uncertainty. Many employers are boosting morale with creative initiatives.
Canada Border Services Agency is currently investigating evidence that up to nine countries are dumping products that undercut domestic prices and are deleterious to Canadian manufacturers.
How can companies use technology to increase safety on their job sites moving into the future? Here are some digital tools available.
Procurement is an integral part of a construction project, but the culture of “lowest bid” is unsustainable. Collaboration is needed.
The COVID-19 pandemic is emphasizing the importance of having strategies in place to provide support for mental health in construction.
The Progressive Contractors Association of Canada is promoting a career in construction with the launch of Opportunity Knocks.
Equipment theft and protecting workers on construction sites prompted Graham Construction to install a surveillance solution on site.
The industry needs to rethink how they attract and retain workers and what they can do to encourage millennials to pursue careers in construction.
The COVID-19 pandemic is driving techn solutions like GPS tracking to help keep construction jobsites safe and efficient.
A package of proposed changes to Canada's National Building Code aims to improve navigability and safety in large buildings for people with mobility, vision and/or hearing constraints.
The ICBA CEO breakfast at Buildex Vancouver highlighted the association's annual wage and benefits survey with worker shortages remaining the top concern.
Guidance related to natural ventilation, particulate filtration and compartmentalization of multi-residential HVAC systems are prominent in the list of identified "significant changes" compared to the incumbent 2016 version of the standards.
Road construction is a hazardous occupation and ranked as one of the most dangerous places to work. Technology is key to helping prevent injuries.
British Columbia’s cutting‐edge wood architecture and design are featured in the newly released book, Naturally Wood.
Between 2019 and 2021, a significant amount of competing large-scale, multi-billion dollar projects are expected to commence in British Columbia. Construction demand is growing faster than