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

 

A retaining wall stabilization project for the Marine Drive hump – aimed at avoiding potentially catastrophic slope failure – is to get underway Monday (Oct. 5) (File photo)

Stabilization work on White Rock’s hump to begin Oct. 5

Three-month project to disrupt pedestrian, vehicle traffic

 

LETTERS: Road construction scheduling leaves much to be desired

LETTERS: Road construction scheduling leaves much to be desired

Lack of proper planning is ‘beyond belief’

  • Sep 17, 2020

 

The City of Surrey has partnered with the Work Zone Safety Alliance to remind drivers to slow down in construction zones. New signs feature a picture of a Surrey roadside worker and her children. (Photo: Lauren Collins)

‘Our mom works here’: New signs remind drivers to be careful in construction zones

City of Surrey, Work Zone Safety Alliance partner for pilot project

The City of Surrey has partnered with the Work Zone Safety Alliance to remind drivers to slow down in construction zones. New signs feature a picture of a Surrey roadside worker and her children. (Photo: Lauren Collins)
Landmark Premier Properties’ Steve Elias (chief operating officer) and Ray Chen (president and managing partner) flank White Rock Mayor Darryl Walker during a tour of the Foster Martin site on Sept. 1. Contributed photo.

White Rock’s Foster Martin development climbing skyward

Mayor Darryl Walker makes progress tour of three-tower site

Landmark Premier Properties’ Steve Elias (chief operating officer) and Ray Chen (president and managing partner) flank White Rock Mayor Darryl Walker during a tour of the Foster Martin site on Sept. 1. Contributed photo.
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

A construction site in Langley’s Willoughby neighbourhood August 23, 2020. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
A preliminary artist’s rendering has been posted to BC Housing’s website page for the proposed supportive housing project at 14706 104th Ave. The project would include about 60 units. (Image: BC Housing)

Nesting birds delay construction of Surrey supportive housing project

Councillor says work is ‘well underway now’; Nickerson Place closing Aug. 31

A preliminary artist’s rendering has been posted to BC Housing’s website page for the proposed supportive housing project at 14706 104th Ave. The project would include about 60 units. (Image: BC Housing)
A stop-work order was issued for the Soleil construction site after a worker became ill. (Aaron Hinks photo)

White Rock highrise stop-work order raises ‘level of concern’ for neighbours

Developer says site of former gas station being remediated, area residents not at risk

A stop-work order was issued for the Soleil construction site after a worker became ill. (Aaron Hinks photo)
(File photo: Advocate staff)
(File photo: Advocate staff)
White Rock highrise on hold after workers exhibit ‘severe’ overexposure symptoms

White Rock highrise on hold after workers exhibit ‘severe’ overexposure symptoms

WorkSafeBC issued stop-work order at 1588 Johnston Rd. site on July 24

White Rock highrise on hold after workers exhibit ‘severe’ overexposure symptoms
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)
Residents and business owners in uptown White Rock are growing increasingly frustrated with construction workers who are taking up much of the area’s available street and lot parking. At their Monday (June 8) meeting, members of council noted the violations have been an ongoing issue that must finally be addressed. (file photo)

White Rock council talks tough about uptown parking

New measures considered for construction worker infractions

Residents and business owners in uptown White Rock are growing increasingly frustrated with construction workers who are taking up much of the area’s available street and lot parking. At their Monday (June 8) meeting, members of council noted the violations have been an ongoing issue that must finally be addressed. (file 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
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)