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VRCA 2013 BC Construction Awards

BC Construction Awards – Industry Honoured at 25th Annual Ceremony

 Friday, October 18, 2013


VANCOUVER, October 18, 2013 – British Columbia’s top construction contractors were honored at the Vancouver Regional Construction Association’s 25th annual Awards of Excellence gala Thursday October 18th at the Vancouver Convention Centre West. The association’s Gold Awards went to 12 winners for their use of special techniques and procedures, new materials and additional artistic or innovative features on their projects.

Read more about the event right here.

Eagle West Cranes (a division of TNT Crane Canada) would like to congratulate all the 2013 VRCA winners of this year BC Construction Awards. Great job everyone!

 Award Winners

General Contractor up to $15 Million 
EllisDon Corporation                                                       Samuel Brighouse Elementary School


General Contractor $15 Million to $40 Million

PCL Constructors Westcoast Inc.                                     Dining Terrace at Richmond Centre


General Contractor over $40 Million

Acciona Stuart Olson Joint Venture                                  Fort St. John Hospital and Residential Care Facility


Electrical Contractor up to $2 Million

Western Pacific Enterprises GP                                        Surrey Service Centre


Electrical Contractor over $2 Million

Houle Electric Ltd. Canadian Forces Base (CFB), Esquimalt – Base Fire Hall and Emergency Response Centre


Mechanical Contractor up to $3 Million

Airstream Heating & Air Conditioning Inc.                         Dining Terrace at Richmond Centre


Mechanical Contractor over $3 Million

Alpha Mechanical Contracting Ltd.                                  UBC Earth Systems Science Building


Chairman’s Trade Award

Flynn Canada Ltd.                                                        Fort St. John Hospital and Residential Care Facility


President’s Trade Award

Horizon Landscape Contractors                                      RCMP “E” Division Headquarters Relocation


Manufacturer & Supplier

Lafarge Canada Inc.                                                     Mount Pleasant Substation Building


Sustainable Construction Award

Ledcor Construction Limited                                          UBC Pharmaceutical Sciences


Heritage Restoration Award

The Haebler Group                                                      Crofton House School Old Residence


In addition to the Gold Awards for project specific excellence, awards were also presented to members and individuals for outstanding accomplishments and to recognize innovation and commitment to safety.


Construction Workplace Health & Safety Innovation Award (sponsored by WorkSafeBC)

Winvan Paving Ltd. – Jackhammer Water Attachment


Innovation Award

Houle Electric Ltd. – High-Purity Water Purification Turnkey Treatment Skid


Lifetime Achievement Award

Larry Mierau


Education Leadership Award

Marita Luk


Outstanding Women in Construction (sponsored by Super Save Group and Canadian Construction Women)

Jacqueline Spain


Member of the Year

Smith Bros. & Wilson (B.C.) Ltd.


U40 Excellence in Construction Award

Brian Dougherty – Horizon Landscape Contractors


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