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FMCA INDUSTRY RECOGNITION AWARDS HOW HOMES SURVIVED
Report outlines FireSmart guidelines important to rebuilding a safer, more resilient Fort McMurray
Three-school project in parsons creek nears completion
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CONTENTS 8 Message from the President of the Fort McMurray Construction Association, Charles Iggulden
10 Message from the Minister of Infrastructure, Sandra Jansen 12 Message from MLA for Fort McMurray-Conklin and Leader of Her Majesty’s Official Opposition, Brian Jean and MLA for Fort McMurray Wood Buffalo, Tany Yao
14 National industry trends from the Canadian Construction Association
16 Mary Van Buren starts as Canadian Construction Association president
18 Report from the Alberta Construction Association 22 Zealous Gold Seal Certification 24 Message from the Operations Manager of Wood Buffalo Recovery Task Force, Erin O’Neill
26 New training facility supports safe rebuilding efforts in Fort McMurray
28 Red Cross supports Wood Buffalo homeowners as they rebuild 30 Tree Canada’s Operation ReLeaf program working to restore green spaces in Fort McMurray
34 Built Green Canada supports Fort McMurray rebuild 36 FireSmart begins at home 38 How homes survived: Report outlines FireSmart guidelines important to rebuilding a safer, more resilient Fort McMurray
44 FMCA Construction Industry Recognition Awards, winners and nominees of 2017
56 Rebuilding one foundation at a time: building better, not faster 58 The Commons at Eagle Ridge to be a major community hub 63 New shelter to focus on healing 64 Northern Lights Regional Health Centre heliport project moves forward
64 Final building in three-school project nears completion after wildfire challenges
70 Fort McMurray Construction Association members 78 Index to advertisers 6
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Message from the President of the Fort McMurray Construction Association
Charles Iggulden The key to FMCA’s success is our diverse and strong core of member firms. I look forward to working with the members in 2018.
On behalf of the Fort McMurray Construction Association (FMCA) and myself, I am excited that we can bring you another edition of Rebuilding Fort McMurray magazine. This issue features important articles to help the construction industry within the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo stay educated and informed. Who we are Since our humble beginning in 1987, FMCA has been committed to promoting and upholding the highest standards of industry professionalism. Our mission is to create opportunities for our members to grow their individual businesses and build connections with other construction industry professionals and procurement departments to help boost the growth and quality of Fort McMurray’s construction industry. As we begin our next 30 years serving the Fort McMurray construction industry, we need to confront challenges in this fast-paced changing world in real time as they happen – and we will. That is our promise. What we stand for Fairness – Creating an equal and just playing field for our member companies to do business. Mutual respect – Building a sense of camaraderie between FMCA and industry practitioners. Community – Uniting like-minded professionals who care about the industry and want to give back to it now and see it prosper in the future. Accountability – Dedication to upholding industry professionalism by promoting honesty, integrity, information-sharing and encouraging members and other industry players to take responsibility for their actions. The key to FMCA’s success is our diverse and strong core of member firms. In appreciation of their continued support, FMCA will continue to provide the same services you saw in 2017 with the addition of new initiatives to help support the construction industry in 2018. I look forward to working with the members in 2018. n
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Message from the Minister of Infrastructure
SANDRA JANSEN On behalf of the Government of Alberta, I am pleased
Grade 8 students. A third new school is expected to be
to be a part of the second edition of the Rebuilding Fort
completed in January 2018, benefitting Kindergarten
McMurray magazine. I welcome this opportunity to
to Grade 6 Catholic students. Work continues on the
extend greetings to all Fort McMurray Construction
modernization of Fort McMurray Composite High
Association (FMCA) members. I commend you for all
School and on an expansion of École McTavish, both of
you have accomplished this past year by rebuilding and
which are expected to be completed by August 2018. In
enhancing your community.
addition, envelope upgrades underway at the Northern
I have been busy these past few weeks learning more about all of the infrastructure projects underway
Lights Regional Health Centre are expected to continue until 2020.
throughout the province since being appointed minister
Also, I am anticipating having an active role in the
of infrastructure by Premier Rachel Notley. I’m
Willow Square Continuing Care Centre, as it’s still in
pleased to note that in Fort McMurray, this includes an
the design stage, and continues to move forward in
investment in the tens of millions for construction of a
downtown Fort McMurray.
number of facilities.
I know that many FCMA members have contributed
For example, construction of two new public schools was
their skills to these and many other government-funded
completed this year after initially being delayed by the
infrastructure projects. For this, I thank you. I look
2016 wildfire. In September, those schools opened their
forward to working with you as we continue to build the
doors for the first time to hundreds of Kindergarten to
future for Albertans together. n
Barry Laviolette B.Sc., M.Eng., P.Eng.
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Message from MLA for Fort McMurray-Conklin and Leader of Her Majesty’s Official Opposition
Message from MLA for Fort McMurray Wood Buffalo
tAny yao Driving through Fort McMurray, it is easy to see how our
Two investigators are in Fort McMurray investigating if
rebuild has progressed over the past few months. As more and
builders have violated the Fair Trading Act or committed more
more families move into their new homes, we are in a more
serious violations. These investigators examine warranty
positive place than five months ago.
issues, contract disputes, reports of misleading sales tactics and proper business licensing.
That’s not to say there haven’t been issues. Service Alberta reports that by the beginning of October, it had 269 open investigations as a result of the Horse River wildfire. The majority of those, about 194, relate to home rebuilds, renovations or pre-paid contractors.
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As MLAs for this region, we expect builders, contractors and sub-contractors to treat our residents with honesty and integrity, plus a commitment to superior workmanship. Looking at areas destroyed by the wildfire, it’s easy to see we
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are edging closer to complete rebuild as, for example, some
Supporting Uninsured and Underinsured Residents — or
once-empty streets are now re-populated as homes have been
NSUUR — there’s a focus on repairs and rebuilds for primary-
replaced and families moved back home. In other areas such as
resident homeowners within our region who are uninsured
Abasand and Beacon Hill, the number of rebuilds underway
and underinsured. It’s efforts like this that highlight the heart
noticeably increased. These are busy construction areas with
this community is known for.
homes in various stages of rebuild from framed to wall to complete and occupied. There is a proliferation of company signs in the rebuild areas highlighting the amount of work underway. It’s good to see local companies involved, whether
Also, the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo (RMWB) has compiled a number of useful resources intended to help residents educate and protect themselves during the rebuild. This is to ensure homeowners are well-informed and
builders, contractors, sub-contractors or suppliers.
well-equipped to meet the many challenges rebuilding or
But paid workers are not the only ones busy in all these
rehabilitating a damaged home can present.
construction zones. There are lots of volunteers lending a
According to the RMWB, 2,579 demolition inspections were
hand during the rebuild; in many cases, with the homeowners
completed as of Oct. 30, 2017. That was the total number of
working right alongside them.
structures destroyed in the Horse River fire. Other notable
Recently, on a chilly Saturday morning, a wall raising was held in Beacon Hill at a Habitat for Humanity rebuild site. Another family getting closer to returning to their home. Down the
figures include 1,050 approved rebuild development permits (primary structures) issued and 1,173 approved rebuild building permits (primary structures) issued.
street, another family had already moved back home thanks
Again, as of Oct. 30, there had been 234, or 9.04 per cent,
to the efforts of the Mennonite Disaster Relief rebuild team.
building permit final inspections for the destroyed dwellings.
Habitat for Humanity Wood Buffalo, Samaritan’s Purse,
There is still a long way to go in the rebuild. As MLAs for this
World Renew, Mennonite Disaster Services and FuseSocial
region, we are offering our support where possible. After all,
have worked together to try and assist those who were
we all want the rebuilding of our community to move forward
identified as uninsured or under-insured following the
as efficiently and quickly as possible. We greatly anticipate the
devastating fire in our community. With the creation of NGOs
day when all displaced residents have moved back home. n
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National industry trends By Michael Atkinson, president emeritus, Canadian Construction Association
Canadian Construction Association’s (CCA) current
dramatically change the way construction is both
strategic plan expires March 31, 2018. Leading up to CCA’s
designed and built (for example, augmented reality,
strategic planning session that will seek to create CCA’s
driverless equipment, pre-fabrication, modular
new plan, CCA held an industry environmental scan in
construction, integrated project delivery, 3D printing,
August. Some 60 construction leaders from across the
country assembled in Ottawa tasked with identifying the • Project Size: Projects are getting bigger and more complex.
top national trends that will continue to shape and re-
This is a direct result of some of the other trends/
shape the construction industry in the next decade.
The following are the top national industry trends
• Payment: Payment practices have deteriorated and
identified at the CCA industry environmental scan:
contract payment terms are being lengthened. • Labour: The aging population (i.e. the loss of experience and knowledge) will continue to challenge all participants
consolidations continue to be on the rise.
in the design and construction process. However, the skills required will also change due to changing practices and technological adaptations. • Technology: Technology and innovations will
• Industry make-up: Mergers and acquisitions and/or
• Design quality: The quality of design documents is declining and is becoming the major underlying cause of construction disputes.
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The CCA industry environmental scan meetings gathered some 60 industry leaders in Ottawa.
• Integration: Owners want to see integrated/collaborative approaches but they remain very risk averse. • Procurement: Procurement practices are also
Facilitator John Leduc going over the program for the second day of the CCA industry environmental scan meetings.
• Death of the small- and medium-sized enterprises (SME): Due to many of the previously mentioned trends, medium-sized construction firms will be especially
deteriorating. Procuring authorities are abandoning
challenged (i.e. they are too small to be big and yet too big
long-standing industry best practices and treating design
to be small).
and construction like any other procurement (i.e. the commoditization of design and construction services).
CCA is inviting comments from all industry members.
• Risk transference: Risks and responsibilities traditionally
Do you agree with this list? Is there something that is
borne by owners are being transferred to contractors or
not on this list that should be there? Let me know at
the owner’s design consultants.
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Mary Van Buren starts as Canadian Construction Association president Mary Van Buren, a bilingual marketing, strategy and digital
Most construction associations in Quebec are now CCA
expert, started as the Canadian Construction Association
partner associations. CCA’s materials and newsletters
(CCA) president in October 2017.
are published in both official languages and simultaneous
Van Buren has worked in the private, public and not-for-profit sectors and has held executive roles at leading associations
translation has been added for the board meetings and some conference sessions.
and not-for-profits, including the Canadian Medical
“Having a bilingual president will further strengthen
Association’s subsidiary, MD Financial Management, and
our capabilities and ties with the Quebec-based partner
Export Development Canada. In her most recent role as vice-
associations,” said McNally.
president of marketing and IT at the Canadian Real Estate Association, Van Buren led a team of 60 to grow its premier
“I’m thrilled and honoured”
services, REALTOR.ca and WEBForms® in the double digits.
“It’s an exciting time to join CCA and the construction industry. I’m thrilled and honoured to work with our
Van Buren holds an MBA in international business from
executive committee, CCA board and our partner associations
McGill and a BCom from the University of Ottawa and is a
to improve the value of the association and to advance the
certified association executive.
interests of the construction industry, a cornerstone of the Marketing expertise and
Canadian economy,” said Van Buren.
Thanking retiring president Michael Atkinson
CCA is celebrating its centennial in 2018 and currently going
Michael Atkinson, who first joined CCA in 1981, has held CCA
through a strategic planning exercise. “Mary’s background in strategy and marketing will be an asset
president’s position since 1993.
shaping the plan for the next five years and communicating
“Michael has been absolutely instrumental to CCA’s success
our new priorities and initiatives to our partner associations
for several decades,” said McNally. “We all wish him happy
and members,” said Chris McNally, CCA chair.
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Report from the
alberta construction association By Ken Gibson, executive director Advocating Member Interests
The Alberta Government has also
ACA has created an initiative to help
Alberta Construction Association’s
launched the Occupational Health
raise public awareness of the impact of
(ACA) advocacy leadership confirmed
and Safety Review. ACA believes the
construction at the community level
with Alberta Labour that Bill 17 did
suggested direction outlined in the
and the contributions of construction
not impact the existing Employment
OHS discussion paper would move
employers in making our communities
Standards Regulation for construction,
our current collaborative system
better places to live. The Construction
which remains in place. There is no
to an adversarial system, without
& Community Together initiative
change to banking overtime hours or to
improvement in workplace safety.
started this summer with visits to
ACA’s Public Policies on Safety
communities in the markets of the
reflect the consensus views of our
Medicine Hat, Lethbridge and Red
membership. ACA encourages adoption
Deer construction associations. In
of these ACA policies as the basis for
partnership with these associations,
the OHS system. Broadly speaking,
ACA interviewed members to highlight
these policies reflect our members’
their contributions and concerns
belief that improved workplace safety
about government regulations, make
arises from shared responsibility,
connection with local media, and share
adoption of evidence-based best
these stories through social media.
practices and collaborative stakeholder
ACA is evaluating this summer pilot to
expand and improve the program going
ACA thanks the Safety/WCB
committee, chaired by Paul Heyens, for
Working for Better
its leadership in responding to these
ACA has grave concerns regarding the Workers’ Compensation Board review and its 60 recommendations: • It seriously undermines the independence of the WCB. • It moves away from an actuariallysound insurance program to more of a social welfare scheme. • It significantly impacts employer obligations with a duty to accommodate employment of an injured worker. • It erodes employer trust by recommending arbitrary decisionmaking processes instead of clear,
issues. Construction & Community
contractors and Alberta Health
Services has been discussing proposed
transparent, objective, evidence-based
ACA has become increasingly
concerned that the public’s
ACA will continue to vigorously represent member interest, both on our own and as part of coalitions such as the Industry Task Force.
A working group of member general
understanding of the potentially detrimental impact of proposed changes to the WCB, safety, employment
new AHS construction contracts. ACA appreciates the willingness of AHS to carefully consider industry perspectives. We look forward to continuing this dialogue.
standards and other legislation is
Many of the same volunteers are
limited. Potential improved employee
assisting ACA to document the risk and
ACA has also questioned the WCB’s
benefits at the sole cost of the employer
cost implications of non-standard terms
recent ad campaign — why is employer
may seem attractive, but the cost to
found in public sector construction
money being spent on an awareness
employer viability and continued
contracts. Once this work is complete,
campaign when the WCB is a
employment in communities across
ACA plans to share the information
Alberta is not as visible.
with industry and with owners.
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requirements, incomplete or inaccurate
who are working on this initiative:
documentation accompanying invoices
Jeremy Boldt and Ian Reid (Bird);
and differing processes and timelines
John Lunan and Jamey Singh
for different levels in the value chain.
(Clark Builders); team leader Mike
Yet, everyone agreed none of these
Nicolson (EllisDon); Bob Hildenbrandt
problems were insurmountable.
(Graham); Chris Bardell, Mike Roper, Scott Murchison, Stacey Boothman and Carrie Smith (Ledcor); Russell Bridgeman, Rob Otway and Alan Kuysters (PCL); Marius Veldtman (Stuart Olson); and Bob Robinson (Westcor).
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format, then in single disciplines, highly engaged teams mapped current and improved payment streams. Participants accessed potential best practices from ACA’s expert panelists. So, what are the next steps? Each company committed to go back and look at a process in their organization to review all the steps in their process, implement a change and report back what they discovered. The processes being reviewed include job start up communications about payment
cause analysis of delays in school
process, progressive release of
project completion. ACA is hopeful
holdback, standardized progress claims
the recommendations of this
documentation, internal training
working group will influence other
and education of staff, and review of
projects as well. ACA thanks Alberta
progress claim process. These follow-up
Infrastructure for its participation
workshops are taking place at the time
and ACA reps Bob Robinson and Paul
this article is being written.
Verhesen for their leadership in this important work.
Following the workshops, ACA will develop a best practices document for
Optimizing the Payment
dissemination and advocacy to achieve
Citing that such a conversation was long overdue, owners, architects, subcontractors and suppliers came together in Calgary and Edmonton for the first Optimizing the Flow of Payment workshops. This unique format fostered open and frank dialogue across the value chain and
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with the involvement of project management and financial personnel.
Strengthening Ties to ACSA Alberta Construction Safety Associationn (ACSA) has embarked on a new governance model for its association. ACA invited ACSA to present this model to the ACA Safety/ WCB committee, ACA board and construction association representatives on the ACSA board. ACA thanks the ACSA for its presentation and ongoing dialogue to develop a shared
There were several common
understanding of processes for member
issues across all organizations:
input to ACSA policy and ACSA course
lack of transparency of contract
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and designations, and more.
chair of the Gold Seal committee. “We not only get to
One of Gold Seal Certifications’ most prized additions continues to be the Gold Seal Success Stories, which can be found online. On this page, Gold Seal takes time monthly to meet special certified professionals, whether they are newly qualified or 15 years in. These stories allow Gold Seal Certification to meet individuals from across Canada, who make up a large portion of the construction industry. These individuals are not only outstanding in their desire for excellence, but have proven to be from all walks of life and/or have overcome hardships to reach their goals. Monthly, four separate candidates are selected based on their participation
hear unique and, at times, personal stories, but we’re also gaining a better understanding of how we as a construction certification program can better tailor ourselves to accommodate more individuals. Ultimately, we want to create a standard program for construction professionals in Canada. We aspire to create opportunity for professionals in construction through knowledge, training and expertise. It’s heartwarming for us to hear the happy stories from professionals around Canada who felt that earning their certification was a momentous opportunity for them.”
on a free-to-access survey that Gold Seal Certification
Nevertheless, Gold Seal Certification isn’t stopping
has made available online. This survey gives construction
its expansion and developments. A new designation
professionals an opportunity to access and share their views
launched in April 2017, allowing foremen to qualify for
on the program as well as information about their journey
certification. Education opportunities and training have
toward their certification. The survey allows Gold Seal to see
been made available through Gold Seal Certification
who makes up its country-wide certification family, and can
permitting foremen development opportunities. As part
see where improvements can be made. During the review
of the expansion, Gold Seal Certification is working
process, four candidates are selected based on their interest
to create opportunities for students across Canada
level and responses. Then, Gold Seal contacts and interviews
by opening a basic designation for them. Opening
them to share stories of the real people who are certified and
the doors for training and education encourages the
taking leaps forward in their career.
next generation to easily transition into the field of construction. Online exams will be the way of the
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Message from the Operations Manager of Wood Buffalo Recovery Task Force
ERIN O’NEILL As we approach the end of our first full rebuild season,
Force and the schools in these areas to educate children on
I would like to thank all the contractors in the area for
site safety, however we need everyone to do their part to
continuing to support a safe rebuild. The progress that you
keep children safe.
have made in rebuilding the region is truly remarkable, and we at the Recovery Task Force are grateful for your efforts.
In 2018, the Recovery Task Force will begin the Municipal Infrastructure Damage project, which includes repairing
While there have been many successes in the collective
all municipal infrastructure that has been damaged during
effort to rebuild the region, there are areas where we
the fire, during demolition and during the rebuild. Repairs
need to improve. Safety continues to be our number one
will begin once 80 per cent of a neighbourhood has been
priority and it is everyone’s responsibility. On this note, it
rebuilt, after which time contractors will be responsible for
is important to remember that the speed limit in all rebuild
repairing any damage incurred to municipal property. We
areas is 30 km/h. Abiding by the speed limit is absolutely
will be providing more information regarding this project
critical as more and more families will be returning to their
early next year, and look forward to working together to
homes in the upcoming months and pedestrian traffic is
complete the rebuild process and making our community
expected to increase. Slowing your speed to the 30 km/h
whole. The construction management teams will continue
limit is essential to keeping pedestrians safe in these areas.
to be in place through 2018, and we’re extremely pleased
Safety off the road is just as important as on the road, and we believe that together, we can improve site safety by ensuring that fencing is used appropriately. We continue to receive reports of inadequate, misused and missing fencing on construction sites, which poses a significant risk to
that so many of you have been working with them to streamline the rebuild process. They are a resource for you and are willing to help. Please do not hesitate to reach out to them or the Recovery Task Force with any questions or concerns.
residents — particularly those who are too young to fully
I thank each and every one of you for your incredible work
understand the dangers of entering a construction site.
to date, and look forward to another year of rebuilding our
Significant efforts have been made by the Recovery Task
region together. n
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New training facility supports safe rebuilding efforts in Fort McMurray
The Alberta Construction Safety Association (ACSA) celebrated the opening of a brand new training facility in Fort McMurray in July 2017. ACSA chief operations officer, Tammy Hawkins, said the association is looking forward to continuing to grow partnerships with company owners and workers of the Wood Buffalo region during this important period of construction. The priority continues to be in supporting the strongest safety performance and upholding company and worker certifications.
“We are increasing our presence in the Wood Buffalo region by providing additional safety training services and resources for the local construction community at this brand-new training space in Fort McMurray,” said Hawkins. “We are also proud to provide a unique resource to the community through the work of our Wood Buffalo Regional Safety Committee (WBRSC), which is a volunteer-led committee of safety representatives from across the region’s construction industry. The WBRSC meets regularly to identify regional and trade-specific health and safety issues and best practices, engaging regularly with the community. The committee represents a passionate, committed, and hard-working group of HSE professionals.” Along with former mayor Melissa Blake, the ACSA welcomed the local construction community to the opening of the facility with a free barbecue and tours of the building, while getting to know those behind the association, more about the WBRSC and other services the ACSA is making available to the local construction community. “We are here to support the safe and productive rebuilding of Fort McMurray and want to work with industry and government to ensure all workers have the tools to return home safely at the end of every work day,” Hawkins said. The opening of the new ACSA facility comes at a good time — 2,457 (eight per cent) of the 30,713 private dwellings were destroyed in the 2016 fire. According to the Canadian Mortgage and Housing Corporation, 785 housing starts are recorded in Fort McMurray since the beginning of 2017, demonstrating the rebuild is well and truly underway, making available safety training an important priority in the construction industry. n
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There is no timetable to recover from a disaster. It has
As the Wood Buffalo region moves forward, Red Cross
been more than a year and half since a wildfire devastated
continues to meet with owners of destroyed or severely
the homes and lives of so many living in Fort McMurray
damaged homes from the wildfire to help them along
and the Wood Buffalo region. While news of the wildfire
their road to recovery. Through confidential one-on-one
and the evacuation has long since fallen from national
assessments, Red Cross assistance may be available for
headlines, the process of recovery and rebuilding is far from
over. For some people, it can take years, and that is why the Canadian Red Cross is still in Fort McMurray continuing to support those impacted by the disaster.
• Rebuild and repair. • Down payments. • Household utility connections. • Rental and mortgage support.
Although rebuilding is well underway in the region, many
• Professional reports and surveys.
residents are still making difficult decisions around their
• Financial and legal advice.
recovery. The Red Cross can offer support and guidance.
Beyond the physical loss, disasters may also have an
“At the Canadian Red Cross, we know there is no time limit
emotional toll on impacted individuals, including an ability
on rebuilding lives after a disaster such as the wildfire,” said
to cope with the day-to-day stress associated with recovery.
Jenn McManus, vice-president of the Canadian Red Cross,
Red Cross assistance may also include emotional support
Alberta and Northwest Territories. “The situation of every
and connecting residents with specialized community
impacted household is unique, and our caseworkers are
resources, such as mental health services and counselling.
here to guide families along in their recovery at a pace in
Owners of homes that were destroyed or severely damaged
which they are comfortable.”
by the wildfire, or residents who may need guidance in
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May 2016, staff at Tree Canada knew that they needed
individual donations from Canadians across the country
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as IKEA Canada, U-Haul, Telus, FedEx, BP, Unilever Canada
support for communities since the 1996 floods in Saguenay,
and CN that contributed $1 million toward all of Tree
Canada’s Operation ReLeaf programs. This represents the
In July 2016, staff from Tree Canada visited Fort McMurray
largest single donation in our organization’s history.
to start planning the newest Operation ReLeaf program.
The replanting in Fort McMurray officially began in May
While the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo and the
2017 with a volunteer tree planting event and community
Government of Alberta concentrated on priority issues
celebration. More than 200 people came out to plant
such as rebuilding homes, returning people to work and
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getting kids back to school, Tree Canada wanted to use its
neighbourhood. These efforts kickstarted the planting of
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over 76,000 seedlings in parks and green spaces throughout
normalcy back to the lives of residents.
the community in the spring. All seedlings were planted
Without the help of generous sponsors and individual
according to FireSmart standards, a set of industry best
donors, it can be hard for communities to afford to restore
practices for managing and mitigating the threat of future
green spaces impacted by a natural disaster. Tree Canada
wildfires in communities by promoting the planting of fire-
believes that restoring the urban forest after a disaster is a
resistant trees and shrubs at safe distances from buildings
key part of recovery, as many studies have shown that trees
and other plants.
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create a grant program to province residents with $300 to be used toward the purchase of trees to plant on their property. Grants are paid out for trees and shrubs that meet FireSmart requirements, helping to reduce the risk of such a tragedy occurring again in the future. Local Fort McMurray community groups are also eligible for grants to help them
year will also see Tree Canada working with the local First
re-green their community spaces.
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The biggest project for Operation ReLeaf â€“ Fort McMurray
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BUILT GREEN CANADA
supports Fort McMurray rebuild and is offering financial support
showcase the good work happening
to those who want to integrate
in sustainable development, while the
green features into their builds: all
municipality, trades and organizations
residential builders on the RMWB
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registry will receive a 50 per cent
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discount on their membership fees
with Built Green Canada, as well as a full financial waiver for home certification fees for projects going through the BUILT GREEN® Single Family program as part of the In August of 2016, Built Green Canada reached out to those builders involved in the Fort McMurray rebuild, recognizing the unimaginable
rebuild. This will remain in effect through 2018 to help relieve the financial burden on both builders and homeowners.
Built Green Canada’s programs address energy efficiency, integrating the EnerGuide label through Natural Resources Canada, and then go beyond toward a more holistic approach to sustainable building practices. An approach that includes the preservation of natural resources, reduction of pollution, ventilation
destruction of the wildfires and
“Alberta’s residential building
and air quality, and the improvement
subsequent flooding that left
industry has historically shown — and
of home durability. As such, builders
thousands of Albertans displaced.
continues to show — tremendous
and their customers get a two-in-one
environmental leadership,” said Built
certification: an EnerGuide label and
Since then, Built Green Canada
Green Canada chief executive officer
the BUILT GREEN® seal, offering
remains committed to support the
Jenifer Christenson. “With a spotlight
validation of the green features
Regional Municipality of Wood
on Fort McMurray’s rebuilding
integrated into the home.
Buffalo’s (RMWB) rebuilding efforts
efforts, there is an opportunity to
For builders, BUILT GREEN® programs offer a differentiator from their
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allergies, benefits can be significant.
during the build and in the day-to-
now expanded into Manitoba. Builders
These homes have a significant
day operation of running the home.
have worked with us to complete
reduction of drafts, cold spots and
Our builders are passionate about
over 29,500 BUILT GREEN® certified
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the program and pleased to work
homes represented in Alberta, British
room due to the program’s attention
with their customers to choose from
Columbia, Saskatchewan and Ontario
to the home’s air tightness and
a series of options to improve the
— including units in multi-storey
quality and efficiency of their home.
projects, the total is over 32,755.
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FireSmart begins at home Recent wildfire seasons in Canada have illustrated the vulnerability of Canadian communities to wildfire, with the potential of devastating loss. The personal, social and economic costs associated with large wildfire occurrence have raised questions about the degree to which Canadians, their property and natural resources are at risk from wildfire. Managing wildfire requires balancing its natural role with the protection of
destroyed by wildfires are ignited by
on a community. A building is more
human life, property and economic
likely to be destroyed in a wildfire
values. This equilibrium demands comprehensive risk management approaches including an appropriate mix of mitigation, preparedness, response and recovery. We can manage future risk collectively for
• 50 per cent of homes are lost due to poor design.
when it is located in a high-density area where fire is able to easily transfer from building to building. The
Post-fire studies, experiments and
potential for damage intensifies when
models have shown that homes ignite
flammable building materials are used.
due to the condition of the home itself and everything around it up to 100
Protecting homes from wildfire
neighbourhoods and communities in
metres from the foundation.
damage requires limiting the amount
a way that is resilient to the wildfire
FireSmart principles are designed
flames and embers dangerously
to mitigate a home’s vulnerability
close to properties – there needs to
FireSmart has collected data regarding
from ignition. Working within the
be a focus on limiting the amount
about homes and wildfires:
FireSmart home ignition zone begins
of combustible items on a property,
with the house and then working
as well as using and maintaining
combustible roofs and 10 metres
outward through four priority zones
noncombustible mulch and
of clearance will survive a major
undertaking steps to reduce fuel
for embers, convective, radiant or
homeowners by building homes,
• 90 per cent of homes with non-
• Metal roofing is 95 per cent less
of combustible fuel that could bring
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likely to catch fire in the event of a
Development standards play a
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potential impact a wildfire will have
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survived By Bailey Hildebrand-Russell
Report outlines FireSmart guidelines important to rebuilding a safer, more resilient Fort McMurray
Lone survivor: The study concluded that home survival was not random; it was mostly dependent upon being less vulnerable to ignition by wind-driven embers.
As fire crept closer to Fort McMurray, it might have seemed that the structures that ignited and burned did so at random. But according to a new report called “Why Some Homes Survived: Learning from the Fort McMurray wildland/urban interface fire disaster” that destruction did not happen by chance, just as those that survived weren’t simply lucky. As the extent of wildfire losses became apparent, the Institute for Catastrophic Loss Reduction recognized an opportunity to learn more about why homes ignite, how that happens and why other homes may be more likely to survive during a wildfire event. The organization asked Alan Westhaver, a retired wildland fire manager with more than 25 years of experience in national parks, to undertake the study. “Overall, I looked at several hundred homes, but I carefully examined and assessed well-known hazard factors contributing to the overall wildfire risk at 85 single-family homes” he said. “Where possible, I looked at two homes side by side, exposed to the same forces of the fire, of similar age and construction, where one had survived and the other had not. That approach provided the best comparison to see if there was an initial difference between those homes.”
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Assorted embers: Flaming or smoldering pieces loose bark, cones and small branches were abundant sources of embers; firebrands causing small spot fire close to or on homes and nearby combustible materials.
Westhaver said his investigation focused on homes near the forest edge where the fire first made its transition from burning in the forest to burning homes, as opposed to heavily-burned areas in the urban core. As well as helping to determine what hazards contributed to the vulnerability of homes, the study also provided important insights into how those homes ignited to begin with. The report suggests most of the initial structure and house fires were started by embers, rather than by contact with flames of the forest fire or prolonged exposure to its radiant heat. “I think it’s really important to understand the nature of these embers. It’s virtually like a snowstorm, a blizzard really, of burning or smoldering debris being lifted and driven ahead by the wind. They’re coming down by the millions. I counted up to 600 burn holes per square metre on patio furniture fabric. That’s a tremendous amount of ignition power.” While most embers fall near where they are generated, their ability to travel many kilometres before
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Left – Fire pathway: Combustible fences, wood-chip mulch and shrubbery created pathways for fire to spread leading to ignition of decks and homes.
Below – FireSmart home: Surviving homes often featured fireresistant styles, building materials and simple non-flammable landscaping and decorative choices.
guards, Westhaver said. Embers were
facilitate interagency co-operation
“A surprising amount of the
likely what helped the fire jump the
in the promotion of awareness and
vegetation hazard is the result of
education aimed at reducing risk of
what we plant close to home, it’s not
loss of life and property from fire in
what’s left of the remaining natural
the wildland/urban interface.”
vegetation. What we plant, how
Embers piled up in nooks and crannies, creating a possibly
much, how flammable it is, how it’s
devastating situation. Westhaver said
Westhaver concluded homes that
the fate of a house often came down
arranged and how it can allow fire to
survived with little or no damage
to how FireSmart it was.
spread toward homes determines the
were less vulnerable to ignition
by embers and heat of the wildfire
The Canadian non-profit association Partners in Protection, or PiP, helped grow the FireSmart brand
than homes that burned. Home survival was closely linked with following the FireSmart guidelines
FireSmart guidelines really do work, Westhaver said, adding that his study validated how effective they are. What the study doesn’t show
into FireSmart Canada in the 1990s.
and achieving a low level of rated
The organization was made up of
FireSmart hazard factors. Vegetation
different associations and government
accounted for the largest proportion
departments of all levels that were
of those hazards in Fort McMurray,
“responsible for emergency services,
followed by the presence of other
forest and parks management, land
combustible materials close to
Westhaver’s report has several
use planning and private business and
home and vulnerable elements of
suggestions for both homeowners and
industry,” according to the FireSmart
home construction, according to
home builders to prevent significant
Canada website. PiP’s mandate is “to
loss in the future, but he said it all
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is whether people were aware of those guidelines and were purposely working to achieve them.
comes down to educating the public. “All agencies, including the one I used to work for, need to be a lot better at communicating the hazards to all kinds of people whether it’s builders, or politicians and especially the
Brick and stone feature walls have
used for storage (above or below).
become popular aesthetically, but also
He also recommends placing metal
act as potential fire stoppers. He also
flashing between a deck and home if it
said exposed cement foundations are
is a potential fire hazard.
very effective protection. When it comes to wood decks, Westhaver said
No one to blame
he knows those are often unavoidable
While the report for the Institute
but that decking should be kept in
for Catastrophic Loss Reduction was
Westhaver said residents need to be
good condition, free of clogging
seeking to better understand how
more aware of how vegetation and the
needles and leaves, closed off around
wildfires spread into urban areas and
placement of other flammable objects
the bottom to block embers and not
the reasons for differential survival of
average property owner.”
and structures can create pathways for fire to reach the home. That means looking closely at what combustible plants and objects are within 20 metres of the house itself. “We want to make sure that residents create a one-and-a-half-metre flamefree zone around their homes and outbuildings. That way, flames are not going to contact the house. That’s a big step forward.” He also said it’s important we don’t attach flammable things, such as fences, to homes as they can act like a wick and carry fire into contact with the home. Building more sustainable communities in the future Westhaver offers several recommendations for builders as well. While newer, energy-efficient homes are more ember and fire resistant than their older counterparts and while
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Top left – Survivor in Aspen Woods: Fire-resistant homes and yards survived even extreme exposure to heat. Top right – Fire pathway: Wood fences and ornamental junipers often led fire to homes; this was a close call, but more often the results were disastrous. Left – The number of burn holes in this patio glider indicate the density of embers inundating homes and backyards, each one capable of igniting a spot fire.
homes, it condemns no one for what
Thousands of other Canadian
to reduce hazards, making homes
happened. According to Westhaver,
communities are exposed to wildfires
and backyards less vulnerable to
the lessons learned from his Fort
and I think Fort McMurray can set
the embers of future fires. That’s a
McMurray investigation confirm
a good example for many of them in
positive legacy for Fort McMurray
the findings of similar studies in the
the future. That is, both by building
residents to be proud of.”
back better in neighbourhoods that have been decimated and taking
To read the full report along with
“Wildland/urban interface fire
pro-active FireSmart measures in
Westhaver’s recommendations, visit
disasters are a solvable problem.
neighbourhoods less impacted in 2016
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2017 Outstanding Safety Culture Award Winner: Midlite Construction Ltd. Since the beginning, Midlite Construction Ltd. has recognized that reducing loss is the key to success. Rocky Buksa, president and founder, understood that his company needed loss reduction to be the guiding principle — starting with the employees. Rheal Cormier, environmental health and safety manager at Midlite, said the company’s environmental health and safety culture is built on the principles of uniting responsibility and accountability. “Right from the get go, when we have new employees, we remind them a) that they are responsible and b) that they’ll be held accountable,” he said. “Each employee is empowered to be responsible for their own environmental health and safety as well as that of others. So rather than leave the responsibility to a supervisor or manager, we instill that in every one of our employees.” Cormier said the avoidance of loss begins with a sound environment of health and safety culture, adding that it doesn’t matter how productive a company is if someone gets hurt. “We evaluate, plan, execute and do it the right way and with that we increase production while still keeping our employees healthy and safe,” he said. This attitude is why Midlite is the 2017 recipient of the Outstanding Safety Culture Award. Cormier said it’s a great honour to be recognized by peers in Fort McMurray and that the recognition belongs to all Midlite employees. “Our success has come not by chance, but by instilling a culture that teaches us all, each and every one of our employees, that they oversee their own destiny,” he said. “They understand that if they follow our policies and procedures and they adhere to our acceptable practices and processes, they will be successful. They are part of making Midlite the success that they are.”
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Voice Construction isn’t just trying to promote safety from an office; it’s working to empower employees at all levels in the company to speak up to avoid injuries and fatalities. Sterling Rideout, corporate director of health, safety and environment with Voice Construction, said there’s a focus on employee engagement. Managers encourage staff to find hazards with each task and talk about those issues. “It’s easy to say that, but at times it’s very difficult to do because when employees are into routine tasks, they have a tendency to say, ‘well, I did that yesterday, it’s the same thing today.’ But all of a sudden, there’s a mistake and you’ve got a cut finger.” Rideout said it’s not about just finding dangers at a job site, but also speaking out about the need for better equipment and clothing, including gloves and coveralls. Voice Construction also works fast if something bad does happen on site. Rideout said when there are injuries, the site is shut down so the problem can be solved. It’s also an opportunity to help employees refocus and be present in the moment to prevent injuries. This is the kind of culture that makes Voice Construction a great place to work. “If you get the reputation out there that you have a good culture within, you do attract more qualified workers,” Rideout said. “It’s the good workers that want to come to your company, they wanna work with you. We have a lot of long-term employees at Voice Construction.” For its promotion of health and safety, Voice Construction was nominated for the 2017 Outstanding Safety Culture Award. Rideout said it was an honour to be recognized by the FMCA and great to have discussions with other contractors at the ceremony. While they may be competitors in the field, Rideout said they’re all working toward one goal. “We don’t compete in health and safety. We all wish everybody the best of luck and we love to see the other companies be nominated too...Usually you’re there with the best as a group, so it really does make you feel good that they recognize that you are doing some right things.” Voice Construction employees taking part in a safety presentation. photo SUPPLIED BY sterling rideout.
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2017 Outstanding Safety Culture Award Nominee: Consun Contracting
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Safety is a top-down system at Consun Contracting. Jackie Peden, health, safety and environment manager, said it all starts with mentoring long-term employees, who then mentor new employees. Staff are also put through safety training to stay aligned with Occupational Health and Safety requirements. This creates an atmosphere allowing staff to pursue safety. “It builds trust with our workers and builds open communications so that they come and talk to us,” Peden said. “It also impacts each and every employee if we’re safe at work. I know it shows all our employees that their efforts are being acknowledged.” On top of that, she said workers are rewarded for going above and beyond when it comes to safety. Some are given clothing items or gift cards. Peden said Consun has also given raises and promotions to acknowledge an individual’s commitment to safety. This includes efforts on and off site. “Last winter, one lady’s vehicle wouldn’t start because it was really cold and one of our guys took the time out and went over and helped her before he came to work. So we reward things like that as well.” The Consun team also helped out during the wildfire and with cleaning up the aftermath. Peden said an American company was initially training volunteers and workers on what to wear when working in the ashes and that Consun was asked to go in afterward. “When they left, our company took over that training and we trained hundreds of people to do the cleanup in Fort McMurray. And our company stayed behind in the fire as well. We did have a contract with forestry, but we also had a lot of workers that stayed behind and helped deliver water to firetrucks that wasn’t part of our contract.” Prior to Consun Contracting receiving a nomination for the FMCA’s Outstanding Safety Culture Award in 2017, Peden herself won the NCSO of the Year Award from the Alberta Construction Safety Association. She said the promotion and recognition of safety culture is something to continue working toward. “I think it’s pretty awesome that we get recognized and I think it’s really important that companies continue to get recognized for safety. It’s a lot of hard work to keep safety really positive in your company and just to have other companies recognize that.”
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2017 Green Building Culture Award Winner: Lucullan Properties Ltd.
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For Lucullan Properties Ltd., it is easy being green. Lucullan’s focus on protecting the environment isn’t forced — it stems from wanting to do what’s right. Those with an outside perspective don’t see Fort McMurray as a green community, especially when compared with Calgary or Edmonton, said Eric Leung, president of Lucullan Properties. But, he said, that’s not an accurate picture of what’s actually happening on the inside. “We enjoy being green and being healthy as well, so for our company we like to do what’s right, that’s been our main motto,” Leung said. “For Lucullan, we care about the people and we care about the city and that’s why we all felt that being green and doing things right was our stand. That’s been a main driver for us.” The Built Green and LEED-certified company has been working to ensure every step of the building process is safe for the environment since its beginnings in 2009. While many companies use environmentally-friendly materials, such as low-flow toilets or fixtures in construction, Lucullan goes the extra mile. Leung said that means focusing on materials and systems you can and can’t see. “Just buying a fixture is not really being green — it’s the whole perspective, like what’s in between the walls, the technology, the architecture of the building. We take it all into consideration when we build our homes. That’s kind of what has been our company culture.” That culture has led Lucullan to use environmentally-friendly products, such as Roxul Insulation — mineral wool insulation made up of stone and slag, a byproduct of steel production that typically ends up in the landfill. Lucullan homes also feature heat recovery ventilation (HRV) systems and paints that don’t contain volatile organic compounds (VOC), which are not only green, but better for the overall health of a home’s residents. For Leung, working with Lucullan aligns with his own goals. “On a personal side, I just love the environment. It’s been something that I’m personally passionate about for a long time. We only have this one place to live, why not make the best use of our resources to help keep it the way it is or make it better.”
Lucullan uses several environmentallty-friendly products during construction, such as Roxul insulation. photos supplied by eric leung.
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2017 Outstanding Woman in Construction Award Winner: Vicky Kujundzic, Vicky’s Homes
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Vicky Kujundzic is a household name in the construction industry, not just in Fort McMurray but across Alberta. For nearly 20 years, she’s been the mastermind behind Vicky’s Homes and has grown the business from the ground up. “My career in homebuilding has gone from a one-person company where I did the house designs, sales, selections, site supervision and bookkeeping, all on my own,” Kujundzic said. “Now I have a staff of 10 wonderful and talented people, who are like family to me. I feel very blessed to have the opportunity to work with such an amazing group of people.” At the FMCA’s 2017 Construction Industry Recognition Awards, Kujundzic received the Outstanding Woman in Construction Award for her success. While the industry has progressed, Kujundzic said women still face several challenges. “Construction is still a very much male-dominated industry,” she said. “As CEO of Vicky’s Homes, I still have to prove myself often. I am very passionate about this industry and love every aspect of it. I enjoy entering our homes in the home building awards. I feel it’s a great validation of the wonderful work that we do. We have had great success with winning awards both provincially and nationally.” That includes a Builder of the Year – Small Volume win at the Canadian Home Builders’ Association Edmonton Region’s 2017 Awards of Excellence in housing. Kujundzic’s advice to young women is to not let their gender determine their line of work or area of interest. “Every gender or ethnicity has something special and unique to add,” she said. “Women offer a very unique perspective in situations and having diversity on staff makes it a stronger team. Do what you love, you’ll enjoy the ride.”
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2017 Young Construction Executive Leadership Award Winner: Steven Plews, Consun Contracting
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Steven Plews has had a busy career in a short amount of time. At 22, he’s a junior project manager with Consun Contracting. But his first stint at Consun wasn’t in a construction capacity at all — when he was 12, he worked as a janitor in the office. In high school, Plews enrolled in the Registered Apprenticeship Program as a heavy duty mechanic. Later he completed Dozer Boss (Industry) training with Alberta Forestry and received his Class 3 license, which came in handy during the wildfire. Plews operated water trucks and helped refill firetrucks. Over the past year, he’s been working to get his Gold Seal through the Canadian Construction Institute. It’s no wonder Plews was the 2017 recipient of the Young Construction Executive Leadership Award. Plews said one of the biggest challenges so far in his career is facing doubt from other industry members because of how young he is. “My age plays a big factor in things. I’m dealing with customers and a lot of them see me as a little too young, probably. I try to keep an open mind and absorb as much as they tell me.” But Plews doesn’t let others’ opinions of him get him down. Instead, he tries to learn from them and their experiences in the construction industry, and he encourages other young people to do the same. “Listen to the older people who have been in this industry a long time. Take in their knowledge as much as you can. Learn as much as you can. Do as much training as you can. Invest in yourself.”
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2017 Project Achievement Award (under $50 million) Winner: E Construction Ltd.
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The Confederation Way Sanitary Sewer Bypass – Contract 3 project was a large undertaking, but E Construction Ltd. in Fort McMurray cut the timeline nearly in half and came in under budget. But despite working quickly to replace the sanitary water main for Barber Drive and Bussieres Drive in the Timberlea area, project manager Evan Dyson said his crews definitely faced a few challenges. “It was a really deep sanitary line,” he said. “At one point, we hit upwards of eight to eight-and-a-half metres in the middle of a residential street. Dealing with sidewalks, driveways and even houses, we had to minimize how much we did open cut and had to use trench box methods to get down there.” On top of going deep underground, Dyson said working with above-average flow in the lines was challenging at times. “We had one line drain a large portion of the Confederation residential area in Fort McMurray. In times when it rained, it had a really high velocity of water and sewer, so we had a lot of pumping capacity on site.” The rest of the project consisted of rehabilitating the surface — road pavement, sidewalks, curbs and even lawn restoration. Dyson said this kind of work is what E Construction specializes in. The contract was budgeted at $10.5 million, with the final cost being $9.7 million. The project was initially expected to last two seasons, but began in July 2016 and wrapped up in early November later that year. Dyson said thanks to the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo and their engineering representatives (Stantec Consulting and WSP Canada), the relationship between all parties created a team that was able to quickly address any residential impacts, design changes or installation procedures, which helped get the project done more efficiently. Trent Mitchell, E Construction’s area manager in Fort McMurray, said it was awesome to see Dyson and his team win the 2017 Project Achievement Award (under $50 million), especially since 2017 is E Construction’s 50th year operating in Fort McMurray. “We’ve got a young team here and it’s great that they have the experience to pull off a project that’s so complex, that they’re recognized for it. It feels really good,” Mitchell said.
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the company’s Fort McMurray offices. The company won the 2017 Project Achievement Award (under $5 Million) for construction of the Horse Pasture Park boat launches. Rodney Capstick, general manager of Cormode & Dickson’s Fort McMurray operations, said this was not a typical project for the company and was a first in its 55-year history. Construction of the $5.5-million project entailed damming of the east park section of the Snye River, transferring fish to the downstream section and removing water from the river. Following that major operation, crews began forming and casting the concrete for the boat launch. Once complete, water was released from the dam. Then, Cormode & Dickson did the whole process over again on the west park section. Capstick said all in-river operations were carried on in accordance to all regulatory requirements, ensuring the health of aquatic life was guarded. Capstick said the biggest challenge was ensuring safety of workers while damming the Clearwater River, but that there were no issues while completing the two-dam and in-river operations. He also said safety is the most serious part of Cormode’s operations on any project be it a small fit-out or a large industrial project. “Safety was of prime importance in this in-river operations and Cormode spared no internal expense to ensure the safety and well-being of all who worked on the project,” Capstick said in an email. “Fully qualified life safety rescue teams were constantly deployed on the water while our operations took place on the in-river. This team constantly monitored the operations to ensure all of our people were safe.” Capstick said Cormode & Dickson was humbled to receive the award, and that he’s looking forward to future projects. “We will continue to cater to a tailored clientele where our 55-year history is recognized for quality,
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Fire-related obstacles didn’t stop a Consun Contracting team from completing a major underground project in the Abasand area. Jason McCabe, site manager, said his crews worked on the concrete water main beneath the river right up until the wildfire of 2016 seriously threatened the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo. “We were actually working up there the day of the evacuation; it was quite the scramble to get out of there once it was time to go,” McCabe said. “When we came back, fire had gone through the whole site. Everything was gone — the site office, tool trailer. It was just a wipeout.”
Consun crews worked on the concrete water main beneath the river right up until the wildfire of 2016 seriously threatened the area.
Upon returning to a burned worksite, McCabe and his team, lacking people and equipment, continued to work on the project for the municipality. “We had to do many runs to Edmonton to get tools because nothing could be found at the time. Stores weren’t open. We didn’t have enough people back here initially. They had nowhere to live. It was very much improvised.” Despite dwindling tool and people numbers, Consun got the project done. Mc Cabe said it was supposed to take around four months
When workers returned, fire had gone through the whole site.
in total, but the fire added on an extra six to eight weeks of work. Construction was completely finished in August 2016. For the project, Consun received a nomination for the Project Achievement Award for Under $5 million. McCabe said it felt awesome to be recognized. “To be honest, it felt quite privileged. It was a big surprise. I wasn’t expecting anything like that at all.” The fire added on an extra six to eight weeks of work. Construction was completed in August 2016.
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building better, not faster By Ronda Bertram Recognizing a need in Fort McMurray and wanting to be
The main speaker at the event was Jerome Chabot, P. Eng.
a part of the rebuild, Mat Bergevin and Ronda Bertram
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documents, conformity reports and then finished up with helical pile applications.
improper connections to our helical piles, TMPFM decided
Techno Metal Post senior certified installer Mat Bergevin
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industry. This event was geared to help ensure these
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by answering questions around municipal expectations for foundations, piles, winter concreting and explained the ins and outs of the RMWB’s foundation checklist. The Alberta Building Code basically states that all foundations must be engineered. Helical/screw piles are considered a foundation and therefore require engineering and conformation of the install according to the engineered specifications. TMPFM is CCMC certified and provides all the
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engineering required for the helical piles. During Bergevin’s presentation, he shared an anecdotal story that completely summed up how important CCMC certification is and the engineering behind it. He explained that this job took place prior to the municipality requiring permit application documents and conformity reports. When this client went for permitting on building this deck, there was a note in red stamped by the city on the permit document that said the piles needed to be installed to eight feet deep. Unknown to Bergevin as the permit documents had never been shared with him, he showed up on site with our seven-foot helical piles ready to do the installation, not realizing his piles are already too short, according to the engineered specifications. Bergevin began the install and according to his equipment, he had to go down 11 feet on each pile to reach bearing capacity. After the installation was complete and months later, there was a request from the RMWB to provide engineering and a conformity report. The client was also asked to provide an independent engineering report explaining the change from concrete piles installed to an eight-foot depth to helical/screw piles installed to an unknown depth. When TMPFM was asked to provide the conformity report that consisted of our field report of our installation equipment telling us we had to go down 11 feet to reach bearing capacity and our engineer’s validation of the proper loads being met to support the structure, it completely
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The Commons at Eagle Ridge to be a major community hub By Bailey Hildebrand-Russell Construction has begun on a
Centron has been planning this final
include both full-service and fast food
development that will transform
phase of the Eagle Ridge development
restaurants, miscellaneous retail stores,
Fort McMurray’s new Eagle Ridge
over the past two years, working
a service station, car wash, automotive
with consultants and the Regional
specialty shop, a coffee shop and
Municipality of Wood Buffalo to get the
Centron Residential Corp. has developed the neighborhood over the past 12 years and is now working on
required permits in place, according to Tak Kyle, project manager.
Kyle said the $180-million project will be a huge benefit to those living in
the first phase of the Commons at Eagle
Landmark Cinemas is the anchor
Ridge, a 120,000-square-foot shopping
tenant for this phase of the Commons
centre. Ground broke in spring 2017
at Eagle Ridge. The theatre is slated to
and is expected to wrap up by the
open in fall 2019. Kyle said there are
“The Commons at Eagle Ridge will
end of 2018. There is one more phase
several other tenants expected to move
provide some much-needed amenities
scheduled to start next year and wrap
in that are working on their own public
and services that will now be within
up by 2019.
announcements. These businesses
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in need of this new facility that
“Mainly the challenges were centred
will be a brand-new state-of-the-
Landmark Cinemas will be operating.”
around the site itself. It was quite a
art movie theatre with the latest
While Centron was prepared for the
sloped site when we first got here,
technology and reclining seats. As
challenge, crews have spent a few
so there were significant challenges
the existing movie theatre downtown
months dealing with variations in
related to grading and as a result
was quite old, Fort Mac was definitely
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Centron worked with several subtrades, some of those being local contractors, such as Consun
Contracting Ltd., Grayson Excavating Ltd., Lafarge North America (precast),
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New shelter to
focus on healing By Bailey Hildebrand-Russell After years of planning, the end is
Waypoints’ services more privacy.
45 beds in 45 separate bedrooms. This
finally in sight for a bigger and better
Tracey Lamb, shelter manager, said
allows staff to section off areas of the
24-hour shelter for victims of domestic
in the current building there are only
shelter for families, and each member
violence and sexual assault in Fort
nine bedrooms with 36 beds available,
will still have their own room.
which means the shelter can be full
Ground broke on Waypoints’ new
without all beds being used.
The shelter takes in children from newborn to 17 years old, which Lamb
Unity House Emergency Shelter in the
“There is the potential if we have two
said can be a problem in the current
Timberlea area, next to The Compass,
individuals that are single that don’t
Waypoints’ affordable housing
have any children with them, they
building. Once complete, the building
may be roommates,” Lamb said. “If
will be 22,000 square feet, whereas
I have nine women with children, I
the current shelter is just 7,000.
now have no bedrooms and I am full. I
While it will feel more spacious, it will also offer those who need to access
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could be full with just 18 people.” Lamb said the new building will have
“We do have the potential to have a 17-year-old boy,” she said. “So now a 17-year-old boy is sharing a bedroom with his mom in the current model. In the new shelter, the 17-year-old boy could be in his own bedroom. It’s
just way more focused on healing and
The total estimated cost of the
Waypoints can offer more services
trauma and having that ability to have
project is just over $10 million —
to victims in the community to help
your own space in order to do your
$2.5 million of that comes from a
Regional Municipality of Wood
Unity House won’t just be home to the shelter, but it will also offer the first sexual assault healing centre for the Wood Buffalo region. With the new building containing the shelter, counselling services and
Buffalo donation, $1 million from the
“I just think it’s going to be a much
Government of Alberta and $3.25
better space and a much easier place
million from the Waypoints property
and I think when we move into the
sale. Lamb said the rest of the money
new building, we will be able to do
came from community fundraising.
much more,” Lamb said. “I’m looking
Thanks to the generosity of all parties,
forward to it.” n
administration, Lamb said it was important that all were separated. The counselling space will even have its own entrance.
Casman is the general contractor for Unity House. Project manager Kerry Campagnion said Casman has a good
relationship with Waypoints after
in Fort McMurray
working with the organization on other projects. “We’ve been doing work for these guys before, after building The Compass (affordable housing) for them,” he said. “So, we’ve been working with them for the last eight years.” In addition to building a larger communal dining area, child development centre, and lounges including a youth activity room and family playroom, Casman also built a very important feature for Waypoints — a smudge/meditation room, which required special ventilation. Campagnion said construction is expected to wrap up in late summer of 2018. Lamb said Waypoints is
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Northern Lights Regional Health Centre heliport project moves forward By Lyndon McLean In an emergency, the faster a patient
expected each year, it will greatly
and remain until late 2018, to ensure
gets medical attention, the better.
improve access for patients who need
contractors have access to building
And in the Wood Buffalo region, a
critical care transport.
materials and a place to work to meet
proposed new helipad will improve care times and help save lives.
Construction on the heliport is expected to begin late this year,
project timelines and get the heliport operational as soon as possible.
Alberta Health Services (AHS) is
pending approval from Transport
The proposed helipad, being
preparing for work on a new heliport
Canada and the Regional Municipality
built to co-ordinate with planned
with direct access to the emergency
of Wood Buffalo. AHS is waiting the
renovations to the hospital, will be
department at Northern Lights
approval of land and development
located at the rear of the hospital.
Regional Health Centre. The helipad
permits from the Regional
It will be an elevated platform built
will serve residents in Wood Buffalo
Municipality of Wood Buffalo for
about 50 feet off the ground, level
and surrounding communities, and
the safe work zone. If approved,
with â€” and with ready access to
with approximately 65 to 70 flights
fencing will go up around the area
â€” the emergency department, ICU
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and operating rooms. AHS and the prime consultant, Stantec, met with staff, physicians and stakeholders to explore options of where to build the new heliport, and after review, Transport Canada has no significant concerns. This proposed site means
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lower costs and shorter construction times than other options. “We’re excited to see this project move forward,” said Dr. Kevin Worry, medical director, AHS North Zone. “The new location is ideal, as it offers a direct route to key patient care areas, like our emergency department, and there is a clear flight path to and from the hospital.” AHS representatives had several project meetings with school officials and local regional municipality representatives, and they held a public open house on May 25, 2017.
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Experts from AHS, Stantec and Phoenix Helicopters, which has been transporting critically ill and wounded patients in the region for over 20 years, were available to guide attendees through the conceptual aerial images and answer questions. The event also provided information about the need and location of the safe-work zone and steps AHS is taking to mitigate safety and deal with aesthetic concerns such as fencing, decorative hoarding, collaborative sessions on student safety and protective services and patrols. The anticipated flight path was provided in graphic form over an aerial map view, as well as anticipated noise levels for nearby residents. “We remain focused on getting a heliport at the health centre as quickly as possible,” said Worry. “We know the importance of this project.” n Rebuilding Fort McMurray 2017-2
Final building in three-school project nears completion after wildfire challenges By Bailey Hildebrand-Russell PHOTOS SUPPLIED BY BIRD.
Elsie Yanik School, which was under construction during the May 2016 fire, was destroyed and had to be rebuilt.
The last of the three schools being built in Parsons Creek is welcoming students in 2018 after the 2016 wildfire set construction back nearly a year. Elsie Yanik Catholic School is the final school to be completed in a design-build bundle worth $52 million, awarded to Bird Construction. The project also included Christina Gordon Public School and Dave McNeilly Public School. George McGuigan, Fort McMurray Catholic Schools superintendent, said the schools in Parsons Creek will
of her dedication to the community. Yanik died at the age
relieve pressure points in other schools close to the area and
of 99 in November 2016. McGuigan said the interior of the
puts the Catholic school board in a good position for years
school will be designed with her in mind.
to come. “The design inside will definitely have an Indigenous“At the time (of the application process), the community
culture focus to it because of the namesake of the school,
was growing pretty quickly, the economy was great, oil
Elsie Yanik, certainly honouring her memory,” he said.
and everything was up,” McGuigan said. “That was the reasoning for the school — our school population was growing. We were averaging 1,200 births a year for the previous seven to eight years, and those children are entering the school system and continue to do so.” The school was named after Métis elder Elsie Yanik because 66 Fort McMurray Construction Association
“When she was in Fort Chipewyan she would lead the services and mass out there because the priests weren’t available. She came back to the city in her later years. She was always out and about in the schools talking to students, heavily involved in the church, heavily involved in the community.”
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The fire not only shut down operations immediately, but caused many long-term scheduling issues.
Wildfire halts construction
one side while steel erection was occurring on the other.”
Construction of the two public schools and Catholic school
Returning to damaged worksites was already a challenge
began in 2015. Then, the wildfire of May 2016 happened.
in itself, but moving forward Bird Construction had to
Andrew Morris, one of the site superintendents, said the
continue work with the usual scope in an environment
fire not only shut down operations immediately, but caused
where many local trades themselves had lost significant
many long-term scheduling issues.
manpower, facilities and equipment due to the fire, Rupert
“The day of the evacuation the major mechanical
said, adding that several of those trades were lost after
equipment was delivered and was in the process of being
installed — literally suspended in the air,” Morris said in an
The fire and evacuation forced work through another
email. “The equipment was sitting outside for the entire
winter, contributing to further delays. Despite facing so
time afterward and all had to be re-certified, tested and in
many obstacles, the teams were able to complete the two
most cases replaced — and the supplier was in Sweden.”
public schools in time for September 2017 classes, one year
Upon re-gaining access to the site, Steve Rupert, project
after the scheduled completion date. Elsie Yanik is expected
manager, said crews had to be creative when it came to
to open for students in January 2018.
starting construction again.
“My site teams are very proud of our accomplishments to
“Christina Gordon’s mechanical room was built ‘backwards’
get the school open for the community despite these huge
so that most of the piping and minor equipment was
hurdles, which at times did feel unsurpassable,” Morris said.
installed first, and pathways were left so that replacement
“To have brought back some new good news and progress
air handling and boiler equipment could be maneuvered
for the communities is something that will be with us for
into place once they arrived back on site,” Rupert said.
In addition to the setbacks at Christina Gordon Public
Making a structure a home
School, buildings weren’t completely sealed and due to all
Design-build schools are becoming more common across
schools being LEED-silver certified, there were concerns
Alberta. Bird Construction’s architect was BR2 Architecture
regarding indoor air quality. In-depth testing and cleaning
out of Edmonton and the province used ACI Architects also
was done in case of pollution contamination.
out of Edmonton.
Meanwhile, more than half of Elsie Yanik Catholic School
While the schools may look the same on the outside,
sustained direct fire damage, said Rupert.
McGuigan said in preparation of Elsie Yanik Catholic
“At Parsons Creek (Elsie Yanik), the building was separated into damaged red and undamaged green zones and work
School opening, the board is working to make it a more comfortable place for students to learn.
continued where possible in the green zone while the red
“For us, our critical factor is what we do with the inside of
zone structure was demolished and rebuilt,” he said. “At
it once we have the students, the families and the staff in
times, this meant drywall and finishes were happening on
there and instead of a building, turning it into a home.” n
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Consun Contracting Ltd. PO Box 5056 Fort McMurray, AB T9H 3E2 Tel: 780-743-3163 | Fax: 780-743-3774 Contact: Ed Tatum firstname.lastname@example.org
Challenger Geomatics 8026A Franklin Avenue Fort McMurray, AB T9H 5K3 Tel: 780-743-8697 | Fax: 780-743-9786 Contact: Tony Brown email@example.com
Corgan Enterprise Ltd. Bay 7 266 Mackay Crescent Fort McMurray, AB T9H 5C6 Tel: 780-790-6603 | Fax: 780-790-6657 Contact: Clem Organ firstname.lastname@example.org
Chinook Fuels 160 MacKay Crescent Fort McMurray, AB T9H 4W8 Tel: 780-743-2381 | Fax: 780-790-9008 Contact: Mark Macdonald email@example.com
Cormode & Dickson Construction (Fort McMurray) Ltd. 5-400 Taiganova Crescent Fort McMurray, AB T9K 0T4 Tel: 780-749-0067 | Fax: 780-748-1965 Contact: Rodney Capstick firstname.lastname@example.org
Clean Harbors Lodging Services Ltd. 216-26229 Twp Road 531A Acheson, AB T7X 5L4 Tel: 780-960-1507 | Fax: 780-960-1532 Contact: Ryan Brenneis email@example.com The Clearwater Suite Hotel #4 Haineault Street Fort McMurray, AB T9H 1R6 Tel: 780-799-7676 | Fax: 780-799-4501 Contact: Jean-Marc Guillamot JMGuillamot@fortmcmurrayhotels.ca CLH Contracting Ltd. 104 Walnut Crescent Fort McMurray, AB T9K 0N6 Tel: 780-750-1086 Contact: Chris Hickey/Renee Hickey firstname.lastname@example.org
Coverall Uniform Linen & Mat Ltd. 345 Taiganova Crescent Fort McMurray, AB T9K 0T4 Tel: 780-792-5217 | Fax: 780-743-4314 Contact: Nicole Richards email@example.com CQNetwork 204-52 Sioux Road Sherwood Park, AB T8A 4X1 Tel: 780-449-5545 | Fax: 780-417-9354 Contact: Patrick Robinson firstname.lastname@example.org Creative Door 225B MacKay Crescent Fort McMurray, AB T9H 4T5 Tel: 780-791-9359 | Fax: 780-791-9356 Contact: Damian Mellson email@example.com
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Fort McMurray Construction Association MEMBERSHIP Creative Escapes Inc. 122 Brett Drive Fort McMurray, AB T9K 2H7 Tel: 780-972-4848 Contact: Robert Thompson firstname.lastname@example.org
Denmax Energy Services Ltd. PO Box 2881 Wainwright, AB T9W 1S7 Tel: 780-842-3661 | Fax: 780-842-3385 Contact: Trevor King email@example.com
Edwards Land Surveys Ltd. 33 Gregoire Lake Estates Fort McMurray, AB T9H 5S1 Tel: 780-334-9622 | Fax: 780-334-2202 Contact: Suesan Edwards firstname.lastname@example.org
Crescent Electrical Services 104 Ward Crescent Fort McMurray, AB T9K 0X5 Tel: 587-723-1237 Contact: Saad Bachi email@example.com
Dolce Vita Homes LP 17511 108th Avenue Edmonton, AB T5S 1G2 Tel: 780-406-6195 | Fax: 780-406-6197 Contact: Ed Dover firstname.lastname@example.org
EMCO Waterworks 1-360 MacKenzie Boulevard Fort McMurray, AB T9H 4C4 Tel: 780-713-2433 | Fax: 780-713-2434 Contact: Chris Wruck email@example.com
D&T Construction & Landscaping Ltd. 165 Huberman Way Fort McMurray, AB T9K 0Z9 Tel: 780-880-6022 Contact: Darren Henderson firstname.lastname@example.org
Dunvegan Gardens (AB) Ltd. PO Box 6580 Fort McMurray, AB T9H 5N4 Tel: 780-791-4363 | Fax: 780-791-9169 Contact: Brad Friesen email@example.com
DC Wiring Ltd. 209 Wilson Drive Fort McMurray, AB T9H 5B4 Tel: 780-715-7973 Contact: Derk Vanderkolk firstname.lastname@example.org
DVD Masonry Ltd. 340 Circle Drive Edmonton, AB T8N 7L5 Tel: 780-458-1203 | Fax: 780-458-1209 Contact: David Curto email@example.com
Enterprise Holdings Inc. 196 MacDonald Crescent Fort McMurray, AB T9H 4B3 Tel: 780-804-2166 | Fax: 780-743-8892 Contact: Jessica Forgues/Danielle Jaques firstname.lastname@example.org; danielle.jaques@ ehi.ca
Dechant Construction Ltd. 10301 96th Street High Level, AB T0H 1Z0 Tel: 780-926-4411 | Fax: 780-926-4415 Contact: Aaron Lambie email@example.com
E Construction Ltd. 745 Memorial Drive Fort McMurray, AB T9H 3G3 Tel: 780-743-3822 | Fax: 780-743-5946 Contact: Jack Farrar firstname.lastname@example.org
Deep Foundations Contractors Inc. 6030-88 Street NW, Suite 224 Edmonton, AB T6E 6G4 Tel: 780-469-7888 | Fax: 905-726-8345 Contact: Dave Bradshaw email@example.com
Eagle Builders PO Box 1690 Blackfalds, AB T0M 0J0 Tel: 403-885-5525 | Fax: 403-885-5516 Contact: Niels Goedhart firstname.lastname@example.org
Dene North Site Services PO Box 34 Chard, AB T0P 1G0 Tel: 780-960-7171 | Fax: 780-969-5599 Contact: Brenda Blair email@example.com/ estimating@ denenorth.ca
Eastern Infrastructure Inc. 4-69 Park Road Elmsdale, NS B2S 2L3 Tel: 902-883-9685 | Fax: 902-883-2181 Contact: Charles Clow firstname.lastname@example.org
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Erscon Canada Inc. 14420 154th Avenue Edmonton, AB T6V 0K8 Tel: 780-488-4244 | Fax: 780-447-2330 Contact: Karl Nikiforuk email@example.com Fire’N All Cylinders Inc. 301-921 Thickwood Boulevard Fort McMurray, AB Tel: 587-447-1111 Contact: Sean Emblau firstname.lastname@example.org Fort Lakes Landscaping & Contracting Ltd. PO Box 6623 Fort McMurray, AB T9H 5N4 Tel: 780-598-0569 | Fax: 780-743-2634 Contact: Stan Bown email@example.com Forthryte Services Inc. Bay 1 242 MacAlpine Crescent Fort McMurray, AB T9H 4A6 Tel: 780-743-4811 | Fax: 780-669-7096 Contact: John McPherson firstname.lastname@example.org Fuller Austin Inc. 1-Bay 1 225 MacDonald Crescent Fort McMurray, AB T9H 4B5 Tel: 780-790-3424 | Fax: 780-743-0951 Contact: Ron Richards email@example.com Genron Enterprises 2007 Ltd. 295 MacDonald Crescent Fort McMurray, AB T9H 4B7 Tel: 780-743-3445 | Fax: 780-791-0993 Contact: Gene Dobie BGenron@bondaply.com Geomatic Point Surveys Ltd. 146 Hilltop Crescent Fort McMurray, AB T9H 3V4 Tel: 780-743-3724 Contact: Tom Blair firstname.lastname@example.org
Fort McMurray Construction Association MEMBERSHIP Global Dynamic Resources Inc. 131 Tobin’s Way Fort McMurray, AB T9H 5B4 Tel: 587-276-0633 | Fax: 587-276-0634 Contact: Michael Ryan or Tim Singbeil email@example.com; firstname.lastname@example.org
HVAC Solutions Ltd. 300F MacLennan Crescent Fort McMurray, AB T9H 4G1 Tel: 780-792-0800 | Fax: 780-792-0801 Contact: Brad Lucier email@example.com
Lafarge Canada Inc. PO Box 5246 Fort McMurray, AB T9H 3G3 Tel: 780-743-8474 | Fax: 780-791-3240 Contact: Anna Starke firstname.lastname@example.org
H. Wilson Industries (2010) Ltd. 1045 Memorial Drive Fort McMurray, AB T9K 0K4 Tel: 780-743-1881 | Fax: 780-743-0515 Contact: Wes Holodniuk email@example.com
Inland Concrete Ltd. 580 Memorial Drive Fort McMurray, AB T9H 4V9 Tel: 780-743-2180 | Fax: 780-790-9590 Contact: Chris Thorne firstname.lastname@example.org
Laird Electric Inc. 225 MacDonald Crescent Fort McMurray, AB T9H 4B5 Tel: 780-715-3190 | Fax: 780-791-0441 Contact: Tim Brundage email@example.com
Hammerstone Corp. 500-4838 Richard Road SW Calgary, AB T2R 0H8 Tel: 403-297-1680 | Fax: 403-355-2224 Contact: Jennifer Walsh firstname.lastname@example.org
Inline Construction Surveys Ltd. 8 Eton Terrace St. Albert, AB T8N 5K5 Tel: 780-307-3319 Contact: Ryan Dunbar email@example.com
Lakeshore Contracting Ltd. 370 Snow Eagle Drive Fort McMurray, AB T9H 0H7 Tel: 780-714-3665 | Fax: 780-790-2788 Contact: Wayne Battle firstname.lastname@example.org
Harris Steel Services Ltd. (Harris Rebar) 205-427 Gregoire Drive Fort McMurray, AB T9H 4K7 Tel: 780-791-5900 | Fax: 780-791-5969 Contact: Sean Kiernan email@example.com
Insite Construction Surveys Inc. 22-240 Laffont Way Fort McMurray, AB T9K 2W2 Tel: 780-742-8078 Contact: Don Synard firstname.lastname@example.org
Landing Trail Petroleum Co. Ltd. 14 Westpark Road Fort Saskatchewan, AB T8L 3X2 Tel: 780-799-2772 Contact: Charles Iggulden email@example.com
Hatfield Consultants Partnership 10208 Centennial Drive Fort McMurray, AB T9H 1Y5 Tel: 780-743-4290 | Fax: 780-715-1164 Contact: Stephen Wood firstname.lastname@example.org
INSPEK Crushing Ltd. 311 Woodward Lane Fort McMurray, AB T9H 5K8 Tel: 780-743-8862 | Fax: 780-713-0500 Contact: Mark Spencer email@example.com
Heavy North 9-400 Taiganova Crescent Fort McMurray, AB T9K 0T4 Tel: 780-742-2094 | Fax: 780-743-2097 Contact: Steve Bolen firstname.lastname@example.org
Janes Brother’s Contracting Ltd. 124 Westwood Drive Fort McMurray, AB T9H 5C3 Tel: 780-743-5153 | Fax: 780-743-4616 Contact: Dwayne Janes email@example.com
LARR Management Corp. 14th Floor 10665 Jasper Avenue Edmonton, AB T5J 3S9 Tel: 587-334-4969 Contact: Jori Hunter/Raylene Paulsen firstname.lastname@example.org; raylene@ larrmanagementcorp.ca
Hedco Group Inc. PO Box 5635 Fort McMurray, AB T9H 5C3 Tel: 780-750-2680 | Fax: 780-750-2681 Contact: James Knelsen email@example.com
K Plowman Contracting Ltd. PO Box 534 Athabasca, AB T9S 2A5 Tel: 780-370-8450 Contact: Keith Plowman Keith@kplowman.ca
Hertz Car & Truck Rentals Fort McMurray - Young Motors (1971) Ltd. 315 MacAlpine Crescent Fort McMurray, AB T9H 4Y4 Tel: 780-743-2894 | Fax: 780-743-2986 Contact: Jeff MacDougall firstname.lastname@example.org
Kaycan 8025 127th Avenue Edmonton, AB T5C 1R9 Tel: 780-468-4643 | Fax: 780-468-5764 Contact: Allan Pecoskie email@example.com
Hertz Equipment Rental 105 MacKay Crescent Fort McMurray, AB T9H 4C9 Tel: 780-743-6233 | Fax: 780-743-6334 Contact: Shawn Cahill firstname.lastname@example.org Horizon North Logistics 5637 67th Avenue NW Edmonton, AB T6B 2R8 Tel: 780-395-7340 Contact: Kim Taylor email@example.com
Kelly Panteluk Construction Ltd. PO Box 190 98 Panteluk Street Estevan, SK S4A 2A3 Tel: 306-634-2166 | Fax: 306-634-7822 Contact: Kelly Panteluk firstname.lastname@example.org Ketek Group Inc. 270 MacLennan Crescent Fort McMurray, AB T9H 4G1 Tel: 780-714-5059 | Fax: 780-715-2270 Contact: Jason Abel email@example.com
Ledcor Construction Ltd. 220 Taiganova Crescent Fort McMurray, AB T9K 0T4 Tel: 250-491-2991 Contact: Hugh Barker firstname.lastname@example.org LetCar Mechanical Group Ltd. 8115 Fraser Avenue Fort McMurray, AB T9H 1W5 Tel: 780-790-0757 | Fax: 780-743-0649 Contact: Steve Letkeman email@example.com Lexon Projects Inc. 2371 91st Avenue Edmonton, AB T6P 1L1 Tel: 780-435-7476 | Fax: 780-435-4305 Contact: Terry Mackoruk firstname.lastname@example.org Liam Construction Alberta Ltd. 17B-30 Riedel Street Fort McMurray, AB T9H 3E1 Tel: 780-791-1500 | Fax: 587-275-1885 Contact: Sheri-lea Jackson email@example.com Live Better Homes Ltd. 20-3908 97th Street NW Edmonton, AB T6E 6N2 Tel: 780-461-7599 | Fax: 780-669-5687 Contact: Vikas Kwatra firstname.lastname@example.org
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Fort McMurray Construction Association MEMBERSHIP Lucullan Properties Ltd. PO Box 3681 Station Terminal Vancouver, BC V6B 3Y8 Tel: 1-888-753-5162 | Fax: 888-753-5162 Contact: Eric Leung email@example.com
Nilex inc. 6810 8th Street NW Edmonton, AB T6P 0C5 Tel: 780-463-9535 | Fax: 780-463-1773 Contact: Kris McElhatton firstname.lastname@example.org
Park Derochie Inc. 11850-28th Street NE Edmonton, AB T6S 1G6 Tel: 780-791-2205 | Fax: 888-308-6407 Contact: Eric Nicholas email@example.com
Marco Builders Inc. 9703 Franklin Avenue Fort McMurray, AB T9H 2K1 Tel: 780-880-9524 Contact: Marcel Comeau firstname.lastname@example.org
Noralta Lodge Ltd. Suite 3246 - Bow Valley Square 2 205 5th Avenue SW Calgary, AB T2P 2V7 Tel: 587-888-1755 Contact: Jeff Tassone email@example.com
Parsons Creek Resources PO Box 25085 RPO Signal Fort McMurray, AB T9H 5N8 Tel: 780-799-3817 | Fax: 780-423-6360 Contact: Dave Faber firstname.lastname@example.org
Marvel Contracting Inc. PO Box 6189 Fort McMurray, AB T9H 4W1 Tel: 780-791-7100 | Fax: 780-791-5705 Contact: Craig Maher email@example.com Mastertech Plumbing 269 Beaton Place Fort McMurray, AB T9K 2B2 Tel: 780-715-6036 Contact: Dean Stewart firstname.lastname@example.org Midlite Construction Ltd. PO Box 25058 Fort McMurray, AB T9H 5N8 Tel: 780-714-6559 | Fax: 780-714-3118 Contact: Rocky Buksa email@example.com Morgan Construction and Environmental Ltd. 702 Acheson Road Acheson, AB T7X 5A7 Tel: 780-960-6966 | Fax: 780-960-4696 Contact: Peter Kiss firstname.lastname@example.org
Norbasca Homes Ltd. 112 Macrae Place Fort McMurray, AB T9K 0Z7 Tel: 780-799-2655 Contact: Brian Lawler email@example.com NorthCor Construction Inc. 302-8706 Franklin Avenue Fort McMurray, AB T9H 2J6 Tel: 780-756-9191 Contact: Jalal Eid firstname.lastname@example.org Northland Construction Supplies 111-190 MacAlpine Crescent Fort McMurray, AB T9H 4A6 Tel: 780-278-4537 | Fax: 780-790-1806 Contact: Marvin Ramsay email@example.com NWT Promotions 103-7 Boulder Boulevard Stony Plain, AB T7Z 1V6 Tel: 780-743-8708 | Fax: 780-743-8268 Contact: Carl Piercey firstname.lastname@example.org
PCL Construction Management Inc. 5400 99th Street Edmonton, AB T6E 3N7 Tel: 780-733-5855 | Fax: 780-733-6005 Contact: John Droog email@example.com Pidherney’s Inc. PO Box 130 Blackfall, AB T0M 0J0 Tel: 403-845-8959 | Fax: 403-885-9122 Contact: Charles MacDonald Charlesm@pidherneys.com Powermax Contracting Ltd. 130-316 Dawson Avenue Penticton, BC V2A 3N6 Tel: 780-714-9690 | Fax: 780-714-9691 Contact: Spencer Allen firstname.lastname@example.org Prairie North Const. Ltd. 110 Hilltop Crescent Fort McMurray, AB T9H 3V4 Tel: 780-715-0636 | Fax: 780-743-1858 Contact: E. Craig Robertson email@example.com Professional Mechanical Ltd. PO Box 114 RPO Eagle Ridge Fort McMurray, AB T9K 2Y4 Tel: 780-743-4877 | Fax: 780-743-4833 Contact: Glenn Sweetapple firstname.lastname@example.org
Nason Contracting Group Ltd. 25 Corriveau Avenue St. Albert, AB T8N 5A3 Tel: 780-470-7100 | Fax: 780-459-1208 Contact: Angela Leonardis email@example.com
OCL Group Inc. 10014 Main Street Fort McMurray, AB T9H 2G5 Tel: 780-881-6399 | Fax: 403-982-9091 Contact: Claude Bastarache firstname.lastname@example.org
NC Transport & Equipment (1258140 AB Ltd.) 101 Beardsley Crescent Fort McMurray, AB T9H 2T5 Tel: 780-713-1169 Contact: Nick Cuglietta email@example.com
One Rule Construction Ltd. PO Box 37 Eagle Ridge PO Fort McMurray, AB T9K 2Y4 Tel: 780-381-8889/587-988-3734 | Fax: 888481-1684 Contact: Doug Little/Judy Green firstname.lastname@example.org; email@example.com
Proserve Cleaning & Restoration Services DKI 300 Maclennan Crescent Fort McMurray, AB T9H 4G1 Tel: 780-791-3663 | Fax: 780-799-4571 Contact: Tamara Roy firstname.lastname@example.org; proservefm@live. com
NEC Construction Ltd. Box 2100 Lac La Biche, AB T0A 2C0 Tel: 780-623-4643 Contact: Rene Lachance email@example.com
Optics Engineering 112 Trillium Road Fort McMurray, AB T9K 0H5 Tel: 780-715-6767 Contact: Richard Saari firstname.lastname@example.org
R.EX Contracting Ltd. PO Box 5057 Fort McMurray, AB T9H 3G2 Tel: 780-791-2867 | Fax: 780-334-2600 Contact: Matt Banner email@example.com
Nedco 17-280 Taiganova Crescent Fort McMurray, AB T9K 0T4 Tel: 780-743-3461 | Fax: 780-791-5652 Contact: Brandi Severance firstname.lastname@example.org
P&R Concrete Ltd. 180 Grenfell Crescent Fort McMurray, AB T9H 2M5 Tel: 780-748-8412 | Fax: 780-748-7579 Contact: Perry Tobin email@example.com
Ram Mechanical Inc. 340A Taiganova Crescent Fort McMurray, AB T9K 0T4 Tel: 780-799-7201 | Fax: 866-379-2544 Contact: Tyler Stevens firstname.lastname@example.org
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Fort McMurray Construction Association MEMBERSHIP Randy Smith Trucking (1190919 AB Ltd.) 176 Mustang Road Fort McMurray, AB T9H 5K4 Tel: 780-598-5822 | Fax: 780-791-3935 Contact: Randy Smith email@example.com
Scott Builders Inc. 3500 Saprae Creek Trail Fort McMurray, AB T9H 0H6 Tel: 587-797-2804 | Fax: 403-346-4310 Contact: Josh Edwards firstname.lastname@example.org
Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo 9909 Franklin Avenue Fort McMurray, AB T9H 2K4 Tel: 780-788-4311 | Fax: 780-743-7099 Contact: Marcel Ulliac email@example.com
SELECT Safety Communications 216 Carleton Street Borden-Carleton, PEI C0B 1X0 Tel: 780-972-2357 Contact: Debbie Hill firstname.lastname@example.org
Revel Contracting 1024584 Alberta Ltd. PO Box 5808 Fort McMurray, AB T9H 4V9 Tel: 780-799-9652 | Fax: 780-715-1078 Contact: Marcel Gravelle email@example.com
SeNa Constructors Inc. 30 Freestone Way Fort McMurray, AB T9H 5B4 Tel: 780-799-0230 | Fax: 780-792-0231 Contact: Keith Finnson firstname.lastname@example.org
Ripley Construction 146 Erindale Road Fort McMurray, AB T9H 4N5 Tel: 780-747-5530 Contact: John Ripley email@example.com
SNC - Lavalin O&M Logistics Inc. 300-640 5th Avenue SW Calgary, AB T2P 3G4 Tel: 403-776-7108 | Fax: 403-776-7153 Contact: Dale Getty firstname.lastname@example.org
RJ Rice Enterprises Ltd. o/a Fort McMurray Home Hardware Building Centre 7925 Franklin Avenue Fort McMurray, AB T9H 2H5 Tel: 780-743-2271 | Fax: 780-790-1362 Contact: Rob Rice email@example.com
Solcom Ltd. 227-81 Fraser Avenue Fort McMurray, AB T9H 3W7 Tel: 780-370-2969 Contact: Alex Sayevych firstname.lastname@example.org
Romeo’s Flooring & Stone 10203 Centennial Drive Fort McMurray, AB T9H 3K7 Tel: 780-743-9497 | Fax: 780-743-9498 Contact: Julieta Ranger email@example.com RONA Inc./HC Fort McMurray 8408 Manning Avenue Fort McMurray, AB T9H 5G2 Tel: 780-743-4666 | Fax: 780-743-2500 Contact: Piotr Lapinski firstname.lastname@example.org Roofmart Alberta Inc. 394 Gregoire Drive Fort McMurray, AB T9H 3R2 Tel: 780-790-3000 | Fax: 780-790-6955 Contact: Dave Marcott email@example.com S.A.W.S General Contracting Inc. PO Box 607 Plamondon, AB T0A 2T0 Tel: 780-212-1148 Contact: Gavriil Bochariov firstname.lastname@example.org Savard Construction -1254916 AB Ltd. 189 Bird Crescent Fort McMurray, AB T9H 4T4 Tel: 780-799-3392 | Fax: 780-799-3383 Contact: Nima Nazarnia email@example.com
Speedpro Signs Fort McMurray 505A-8600 Franklin Avenue Fort McMurray, AB T9H 4G8 Tel: 587-536-6464 Contact: Dan Sorensen firstname.lastname@example.org SPL Developments PO Box 29 Eagle Ridge Fort McMurray, AB T9K 2Y4 Tel: 780-714-8827 Contact: Pierre Pilote email@example.com Stigg Security Inc. 143 Killdeer Way Fort McMurray, AB T9K 0P8 Tel: 780-972-3200 Contact: Vijayanand Joshi firstname.lastname@example.org Stirling Electrical Contracting Inc. 201 Ash Way Fort McMurray, AB T9K 0E9 Tel: 780-799-9777 | Fax: 780-748-4642 Contact: Jonathan Stirling email@example.com Stony Mountain Waste Management 171 Poplar Drive Conklin, AB T0P 1H1 Tel: 403-460-1401 | Fax: 403-460-2027 Contact: Kent Britton firstname.lastname@example.org
Stony Valley Contracting Ltd. 245 Taiganova Crescent Fort McMurray, AB T9K 0T4 Tel: 780-598-2244 | Fax: 780-743-3764 Contact: Mark Griffiths email@example.com; info@stonyvalley. ca Stratford Contracting Ltd. PO Box 5626 Fort McMurray, AB T9H 3G5 Tel: 780-713-5169 | Fax: 780-791-2632 Contact: Shawn Chaulk firstname.lastname@example.org Streamline Mechanical LP 53113 Hwy 21 Sherwood Park, AB T8A 4T7 Tel: 780-598-9770 | Fax: 780-464-2731 Contact: Candace Bach email@example.com Strongco 205 MacAlpine Crescent Fort McMurray, AB T9H 4A6 Tel: 780-799-4201 Contact: Jeff Calcutt Jcalcutt@strongco.com Sultan Management Corp. 10214 Centennial Drive Fort McMurray, AB T9H 1Y5 Tel: 587-539-1800 | Fax: 587-539-1505 Contact: Carla Kooistra firstname.lastname@example.org Summit Electric & Maintenance Ltd. PO Box 1317 Athabasca, AB T9S 2B2 Tel: 780-675-3638 | Fax: 780-675-3381 Contact: Shane Lutz email@example.com Summit Valve and Controls Inc. 5304 68th Avenue Edmonton, AB T6B 3M4 Tel: 780-468-6900 | Fax: 780-468-1400 Contact: Don Hope firstname.lastname@example.org Sureway Construction Group of Companies 7331 18th Street Edmonton, AB T6P 1P9 Tel: 780-743-4789 | Fax: 780-743-0448 Contact: Dan Soupal email@example.com Surmont Sand & Gravel Ltd. 320 MacKenzie Boulevard Fort McMurray, AB T9H 4C4 Tel: 780-598-9099 | Fax: 780-799-4536 Contact: David LaBoucane firstname.lastname@example.org T&B’s Glass & Door Ltd. 5B-235 MacAlpine Crescent Fort McMurray, AB T9H 4A5 Tel: 780-750-7195 Contact: Anthony Dergousoff email@example.com Rebuilding Fort McMurray 2017-2
Fort McMurray Construction Association MEMBERSHIP T.J’s Oilfield Contracting Ltd. Box 5537 Fort McMurray, AB T9H 3G5 Tel: 780-799-9592 | Fax: 780-559-2990 Contact: Terrance Harpe firstname.lastname@example.org Tazi Electric Ltd. 16-170 MacLennan Crescent Fort McMurray, AB T9H 4E8 Tel: 780-714-3313 | Fax: 780-714-9686 Contact: Allan Gunderson email@example.com Techno Metal Post Fort McMurray Inc. 300-19 Riedel Street Fort McMurray, AB T9H 5P8 Tel: 780-750-6195 | Fax: 780-750-6295 Contact: Mat Bergevin firstname.lastname@example.org The Casman Group of Companies 330 MacKenzie Boulevard Fort McMurray, AB T9H 4C4 Tel: 780-788-0578/780-788-0521 Fax: 780-791-0991 Contact: Margie Shenduk/Beth Hicks email@example.com; firstname.lastname@example.org The Driving Force Ltd. 340 Parent Way Fort McMurray, AB T9H 5E6 Tel: 780-791-0932 | Fax: 780-790-1084 Contact: Janice Whalen email@example.com Thompson Brothers Construction 685 Memorial Drive Fort McMurray, AB T9H 5N4 Tel: 780-715-3422 | Fax: 780-790-3433 Contact: Rick VanDerVoort firstname.lastname@example.org TLC Disposal Services Ltd. PO Box 6700 Stn Main Fort McMurray, AB T9H 5R3 Tel: 780-743-1267 Contact: Dale Penney email@example.com Top Knotch Doors Ltd. 11-266 MacKay Crescent Fort McMurray, AB T9H 5C6 Tel: 780-881-4160 Contact: Steve Briffett firstname.lastname@example.org Tree Centre 10619 82nd Street Edmonton, AB T6A 3N2 Tel: 780-474-7729 Contact: Ricardo Espino email@example.com
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Treit Holdings 8 Corp. o/a Radisson Hotel & Suites Fort McMurray 435 Gregoire Drive Fort McMurray, AB T9H 4K7 Tel: 780-743-2400 ext. 632 | Fax: 780-7432448 Contact: Alona Cruz-Farthing firstname.lastname@example.org Tri-Gen Construction Ltd. 128 Burton Place Fort McMurray, AB T9K 1V4 Tel: 780-791-3662 | Fax: 780-689-3808 Contact: Allen Szmyrko email@example.com TS Signs Printing & Promo 195 MacKay Crescent Fort McMurray, AB T9H 5E8 Tel: 780-790-1945 | Fax: 780-743-5030 Contact: Gwen Haywood firstname.lastname@example.org Turning Point Surveys Ltd. 257 Thrush Street Fort McMurray, AB T9K 0L8 Tel: 780-713-5673 Contact: Cass Rhynes email@example.com United Rentals Inc. 375 MacKenzie Boulevard Fort McMurray, AB T9H 5E2 Tel: 780-790-2700 | Fax: 780-799-3355 Contact: Darcy Vendel firstname.lastname@example.org Valard Construction 3595 114th Avenue SE Calgary, AB T2Z 3X2 Tel: 403-279-1003 Contact: Carrie Willemsen email@example.com Vallen 3-431 MacKenzie Boulevard Fort McMurray, AB T9H 4C5 Tel: 780-743-4336 | Fax: 780-791-6512 Contact: Jim Ferguson firstname.lastname@example.org Viceroy Construction Ltd. 12211 Horseshoe Way Richmond, BC V7A 4V4 Tel: 604-639-3320 | Fax: 604-272-1581 Contact: Malcolm Sask/Vanessa Winn email@example.com; vanessa.winn@ viceroy.com Vicky’s Homes Inc. 8-380 Taiganova Crescent Fort McMurray, AB T9K 0T4 Tel: 780-714-5999 Contact: Vicky Kujundzic firstname.lastname@example.org
Voice Construction Ltd. 200 MacDonald Crescent Fort McMurray, AB T9H 4B2 Tel: 780-790-0990 | Fax: 780-790-0988 Contact: Kelsey Sommerville email@example.com Westburne West Electrical Supply 205 MacKay Crescent Fort McMurray, AB T9H 4T5 Tel: 780-743-0378 | Fax: 780-743-4675 Contact: Del Ratzlaff firstname.lastname@example.org Western Canadian Construction Company Ltd. 202-9908 Franklin Avenue Fort McMurray, AB T9H 2K5 Tel: 587-258-0282 | Fax: 780-669-7051 Contact: Jim Ferrie email@example.com Westward Electric Services 33-280 Taiganova Crescent Fort McMurray, AB T9K 0T4 Tel: 780-791-9378 | Fax: 780-791-9373 Contact: Lee Destephanis firstname.lastname@example.org Wilco Contracting Northwest Inc. 2D-380 MacKenzie Boulevard Fort McMurray, AB T9H 4C4 Tel: 780-790-2331 | Fax: 780-799-2357 Contact: Bob Sluys email@example.com Wood Buffalo Building Supplies 100 Royer Way Fort McMurray, AB T9H 0E1 Tel: 587-624-0010 | Fax: 587-624-0014 Contact: Douglas Mills firstname.lastname@example.org Wood Buffalo Housing & Development Corp. 9011-9915 Franklin Avenue Fort McMurray, AB T9H 2K4 Tel: 780-799-4049 | Fax: 780-799-4025 Contact: Laurie Parker email@example.com WSP Canada Inc. Bay 1 118 Millennium Drive Fort McMurray, AB T9K 2S8 Tel: 780-790-0704 | Fax: 780-790-0117 Contact: Dena Warren firstname.lastname@example.org
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index to advertisers Advantage Learning Solutions...............................................22
H. Wilson Industries.................................................................... 69
Alberta Blue Cross........................................................................57
Harris Rebar.................................................................................... 60
Alcor Facilities Management...................................................23
Hazmasters Inc.............................................................................. 64
Alpha Adroit Engineering Ltd..................................................61
HVAC Solutions Ltd.................................................................... 45
Alta 1 Drywall Ltd.....................................................................OBC
Inland Concrete Limited............................................................59
Lafarge Canada Inc........................................................................ 7
Laviolette Engineering Ltd....................................................... 10
Aurora Training Corp.................................................................. 34
Bartle & Gibson..............................................................................24
MasterTech Plumbing Inc...........................................................13
Beaver Plastics Ltd.......................................................................29 BFL Canada Insurance Services Inc.................................. IBC Billy Taha Trucking Ltd...............................................................26 Boilermakers Lodge 146........................................................... 43 Brock White Construction Materials.....................................13 Canadian Tire...................................................................................19 Canwest Concrete........................................................................47 Casman Building Solutions.......................................................56 Challenger Geomatics................................................................ 20 Consun Contracting Ltd........................................................... 49 Driving Force..................................................................................... 11 E Construction Ltd.....................................................................IFC Edmonton Exchanger.................................................................35 Edmonton Kubota Ltd.................................................................21 Edwards Land Surveys Ltd...................................................... 48 EECOL Electric...............................................................................62 Emco Corporation........................................................................72 Empire Drywall...............................................................................65
Midlite Construction Ltd........................................................... 45 Nu-Way Ready Mix Ltd...............................................................17 NuFloors.............................................................................................14 Pioneer Steel Manufacturers Limited..................................52 Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo..............................67 Romeoâ€™s Flooring & Stone........................................................67 Rona....................................................................................................25 S.A.W.S. General Contracting Inc............................................31 SMS Equipment.............................................................................63 Solcom Ltd.......................................................................................32 Speedpro Signs Fort McMurray..............................................12 Stony Mountain Waste Management..................................65 Stony Valley Contracting Ltd...................................................16 Super Dave Snow Removal & Sanding...............................26 SVS General Contracting............................................................51 T & B Glass.......................................................................................32 Taurus Site Services Inc............................................................. 10
Tazi Electric Ltd............................................................................ 69
Enterprise Holdings Incorporated........................................... 4
The Clearwater Suite Hotel......................................................47
Tru-Co Structures Inc...................................................................12
Flett Manning Moore...................................................................52
True-Line Contracting Ltd.........................................................31
TS Signs Printing Promo........................................................... 54
Fort Mac Cleaning Services.................................................... 46
United Rentals Inc........................................................................... 3
Go Nissan......................................................................................... 69
Goldbar Contractors Inc............................................................58
Wood Buffalo Building Supplies............................................42
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Published on Nov 30, 2017