A BLOG FOR ELEVATION AND PROMOTION OF THE CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY. 

Providing Freedom and Individuality with the Tetra Society

The Young Construction Leaders have been implementing initiatives to give a voice to people with disabilities. Our networking efforts have come to fruition in the most amazing way by connecting one of our YCL members to the Tetra Society.  The Tetra Society provides custom assistive devices to people with disabilities; each device is custom to a client’s specific request. The intention is to make their life easier, independent and more enjoyable. Our YCL member, who would like to remain anonymous, constructed a custom tub bench with an extension that was not available for purchase in Canada.  ...more

A Window Shoppers Paradise - New Exciting Horizon Mall

Two leading North American develop-ers, The Torgan Group and MPI Property Group, have committed to the construction of a unique retail experience just north of the Calgary city limits. Adjacent to the Cross Iron Mills mall off Queen Elizabeth II Highway, the growing area is fast-becoming a retail destination in Southern Alberta. In June 2016, shovels broke ground to begin work on what will soon be the New Horizon Mall. With S2 Architecture & In-terior Design taking on the role as prime consultant and Ledcor Construction Ltd. heading up construction, this new retail outlet will be a reflec...more

CCA President's Reception Presents Incoming Chair: Bill Black

Join us in welcoming CCA's 2018 Board of Directors and incoming Chair Bill Black at our President's Reception March 22, 2018. This is your chance to get inspired by the Economic Forecast Specific to the Construction Industry, featuring special speaker Todd Hirsch, Chief Economist, ATB Financial. Register Here! It is a great honour to be able step into this role and the timing, as we are perhaps seeing the first signs of recovery in the economy, is also really inspiring. As a fourth-generation construction kid from Scotland I have loved the built environment and the entire process of deliver...more

#FunFactFriday - NCL Numbers Edition

We have less than a year to the grand opening of the New Central Library in Calgary! We thought it would be fun to share with you a snapshot of what has gone into making this building a reality! So, check out some of these #funfacts below! 1 75-foot-long and 100,000-pound truss component! It’s the largest of the truss components that help hold up the building! 10 minutes, how often our construction webcam was updated on our website!  Now check out the time lapse of exterior construction. 30 meeting rooms available to be reserved for your needs. 446 tables will grace the interior spaces. 4...more

Construction 101: The Basics..and More!

It’s no surprise that senior industry leaders are beginning to plan their exit from construction. With this loss, not only is it important that our young leaders be ready to take the helm, but that they absorb the vast amounts of knowledge exiting with these professionals. Construction 101 is a course that brings together individuals from across the construction industry, where the stories of senior leaders will inspire others in shaping the outcomes from this nationally recognized course. Construction 101 may be better defined as a way to build and share valuable knowledge, rather than an in...more
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