Construction

Unbuilders owner Adam Corneil with employee Erin Watkins in front of a deconstructed hearth. Unbuilders crews carefully deconstruct old homes to rescue as many reusable materials as possible, including old-growth timber. (Unbuilders photo)

B.C. deconstruction company ignites Dragons’ Den interest

Unbuilders deconstructs and salvages old buildings instead of sending them to landfill

 

Tourism Tofino’s Cox Bay visitor centre won VIREB’s Best Institutional Building and Judges Choice award this year. (Tourism Tofino photo)

Tourism Tofino celebrates success at VIREB awards

Tourism Tofino was a big winner at the Vancouver Island Real Estate Board Commercial Building Awards

 

A construction site in Langley’s Willoughby neighbourhood August 23, 2020. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

How a push for better COVID protections helped B.C. construction workers keep going

Building Trades Council executive director Andrew Mercier maintains the measures prevented a shutdown

 

Ravi Kahlon, the mass timber lead parliamentary secretary with Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development touring a mass timber facility under construction in North Vancouver. (Adera Development photo)
Ravi Kahlon, the mass timber lead parliamentary secretary with Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development touring a mass timber facility under construction in North Vancouver. (Adera Development photo)
The Kennedy Hill Safety Improvements project that’s brought daily delays to commuters on Hwy. 4 will not be completed this summer. (Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure photo)

Timeline pushed back for Tofino-Ucluelet highway construction project

Ucluelet mayor Mayco Noel said the ministry’s announcement came as “no surprise.”

The Kennedy Hill Safety Improvements project that’s brought daily delays to commuters on Hwy. 4 will not be completed this summer. (Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure photo)
Hwy. 4 at Kennedy Hill has experienced shutdowns such as this one in January 2020 after a blasting mishap caused a rockslide and a temporary bridge had to be installed. (Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure photo)

COVID-19: Highway 4 Kennedy Hill project scaled back

Road closure schedule has changed as Emil Anderson Construction modifies construction plans

Hwy. 4 at Kennedy Hill has experienced shutdowns such as this one in January 2020 after a blasting mishap caused a rockslide and a temporary bridge had to be installed. (Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure photo)
At home with Dan Sartori

At home with Dan Sartori

Custom home builder talks career, Nanoose Bay and the Vancouver Island Symphony

  • Mar 11, 2020
At home with Dan Sartori
Ucluelet Co-op general manager Laurie Gehrke points to the friendly reminder that her shop is under construction. (Nora O’Malley photo)

Major renovations underway at Ucluelet Co-op

“People are going to be really pleased with what they see.”

Ucluelet Co-op general manager Laurie Gehrke points to the friendly reminder that her shop is under construction. (Nora O’Malley photo)
FILE – Contract employees build soil conveyor for Site C dam in northeast B.C., spring 2019. (B.C. Hydro)

B.C. government policies ‘threaten’ construction industry, contractor survey suggests

ICBA survey found 53 per cent of contractors think government is on wrong track

FILE – Contract employees build soil conveyor for Site C dam in northeast B.C., spring 2019. (B.C. Hydro)
Building inspiration comes from literary heroes

Building inspiration comes from literary heroes

Erik Larsen’s personal mandate directs his construction business

  • Oct 16, 2019
Building inspiration comes from literary heroes
Construction, cars, farming and blacksmithing: Dan Schuetze is a driving force

Construction, cars, farming and blacksmithing: Dan Schuetze is a driving force

Villamar boss combines a strong work ethic with an inner calm to get things done

  • Sep 3, 2019
Construction, cars, farming and blacksmithing: Dan Schuetze is a driving force
A new campaign put forward by the BC Construction Association (BCCA) and its Builders Code partners work to decrease worksite harassment by saying “don’t be a tool.” (Screenshot)

B.C. anti-harassment campaign says ‘Don’t be a tool’

In honour of BC Construction Month, a new campaign addresses worksite harassment

A new campaign put forward by the BC Construction Association (BCCA) and its Builders Code partners work to decrease worksite harassment by saying “don’t be a tool.” (Screenshot)