A BLOG FOR ELEVATION AND PROMOTION OF THE CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY. 

Come One, Come All to Build Calgary !

Build Calgary - Volunteer Appreciation Night A volunteer is a person who freely offers to take part in an enterprise or undertake a task. Volunteers make pour their hearts and hard work into their communities to make a difference for individuals and organizations in need. Being a volunteer is not an easy task, but so many people do it selflessly. Although it is hard work, many volunteers give their time freely and enthusiastically. And, they do not expect anything in return.  Volunteering is amazing because it truly benefits everyone involved. To honor all of the hardworking volunteers in t...more

#WomenWednesday - Promotion Gender Diversity in Construction

It’s likely that recently you have heard all about women in the workforce.  Females are fighting for equal pay and equal rights in every industry.  According to Hays Canada, women are just as ambitious as men, but 27 percent more likely to be dissatisfied with their career.  This statistic could be attributed to the fact that women, much like their male counterparts, have ambitions to be at the top of the career food chain.  However, these ambitions are going highly unattained due to restrictions across industries. You might be surprised to learn that ambitions of women in the construction ...more

Fun Things to Do on St. Patrick’s Day!

With kids: Wake them with a leprechaun hunt! Little green footprints lead to mischief around the house, with a pot of gold at the end of the rainbow. Fun for the whole family! With the family: Calgary Trek for Tourette takes place on March 17th, and is a great event for the extended family.  Raise awareness for Tourette’s at this peter pan themed event! More details here. With your pals: Time to get out of the house! Hit up the Willow Park Wines & Spirits in Calgary for their All Things Irish festival.  March 18th, and tickets are only $40. Get yours here. With your date: Natalie MacMas...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
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