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 mission of bringing innovation to the industry, the organization should join forces with the CCA. Read more.