In 1861, Father Albert Lacombe founded St. Albert. What began as the largest agricultural settlement west of Winnipeg is also the oldest community in Alberta not to have been initially established as a fort.
Pipes are one of the most important parts of any building. They transport the water people drink, water for bathing and cooking, and can even be used to heat and cool a home…
Imagine a giant swath of fabric sweeping the sky like the white wing of a monstrous dove. Imagine a row of whimsical peaks rising over the sidewalk like misplaced circus tents. Imagine a roofline that shimmers and soars like a sail…
For over three decades, award-winning Construction Management and Design/Build firm Buttcon Limited has earned the respect of countless clients through its commitment to bringing in projects on time and on budget.
City by the Sea Rides Wave of Growth Campbell RiverBy Mark Golombek View in E-MagazineView in Brochure With all the developments going on in Campbell River these days, we could easily write a book, let alone an article. And the massive construction boom that has been taking place over the last few years appears to be just gearing up… BC Hydro’s $1 billion John Hart Generating Station replacement project is powering northern Vancouver Island’s economic engine – one that’s propelling the construction industry forward with two new hospitals, a retirement development, new hotels and a major investment that will produce […]
Staying flexible and agile in ever-changing times is a mantra that many companies have adopted to stay in business. CBW Resource Consultants is no exception.
The Best in Fluid Motion and Control CG Industrial SpecialtiesBy David O’Neill View in E-MagazineView in Brochure Growing up working in the family business, devoting and dedicating your early years to the company and gaining, not only a firm understanding of the business from a young age, but also a work ethic that drives you forward into adulthood is a story replicated countless times around the world. Yet few of these stories result in the global success of CG Industrial Specialties (CGIS), a noted supplier of severe service valves, isolation valves and controls. Ross Waters grew up working for his […]
charmingcharlie knows how to stand out. In the world of ho-hum, been-there-done-that retail, the accessory store is strikingly unique…
Checkers Industrial Safety Products was founded on safety. Steve Henry launched the Broomfield, Colorado company in 1987 with the goal of “going into mines with safety solutions,” says Cathi McBride, National Accounts and Online Sales Manager for Checkers. “He developed a wheel chock that was lighter weight and easier to lift, but would still hold the large haul trucks. That was the first product.” The high quality wheel chock caught on fast, and Checkers has been a major supplier of safety equipment for the mining industry ever since.
City of Opportunity Corvallis, OregonBy Claire Suttles View in E-MagazineView in Brochure Corvallis is a city full of all the best that Oregon has to offer, from scenic surroundings and leading sustainability initiatives to world class educational and business opportunities. The community stands out for having the highest number of Peace Corps volunteers per capita, the highest number of patents per capita, and the highest number of green buildings per capita; the community was even ranked number one on the Environmental Protection Agency’s national list of Green Power Communities. First incorporated back in 1857, Corvallis is one of the state’s […]