Entries by CANS

Community benefits may not be beneficial to construction procurement

The social value of infrastructure is the infrastructure. Ken Gibson, executive director of the Alberta Construction Association, made that statement during an animated discussion pertaining to community benefits at the Industry Advocacy and Regulatory Affairs Committee meeting held recently during the Canadian Construction Association’s (CCA) 100th annual conference in Banff, Alta. Read more.

CCA considers absorbing CCInnovations as technology focus ramps up

Canada’s construction innovation hub is looking to become part of a bigger industry picture. During the Canadian Construction Association’s recent meeting of its Innovation and Technology Committee in Banff, Alta., which took place at the 100th anniversary conference, Bockstael Construction president and CCInnovations (CCI) chair John Bockstael explained to members that in order to continue its […]

Zey Emir takes CCA’s helm for its centennial year

The Canadian Construction Association (CCA) has appointed Zey Emir as chair of the 2018 board of directors at its annual general meeting. Zey takes over the position from Chris McNally, director of C & M McNally Engineering Corp. Read more.

Welcoming more women into skilled trades boosts business

As baby boomers retire, Canada faces a critical shortage of skilled workers in trades jobs. In the province of British Columbia, which leads the nation in economic and job growth, 70 per cent of job openings in the next 10 years will be due to retirements. Read more.