Tender Mercy

Supporting estimators will help ease the pain of the bidding process. By Joseph Caouette   Ask any estimator: the lowest bid is not necessarily the best bid. Lance Simonin, project manager at Cutting Edge Landscaping, saw this principle in action several years ago after putting together a $2-million bid on a retaining wall project. Hours …

Growing Strong

Younger set shows its stuff By Melanie Franner Today’s young professionals are more than ready to take on the next generation of responsibilities, as evidenced in the recent activity surrounding various industry initiatives underway. Key among these enterprising projects is the need for more industry collaboration and networking – two factors that will serve this …

No Going Back

The future is digital By Melanie Franner Some say there is a momentous change underfoot within the Alberta construction industry. Others call it more of an evolution rather than a revolution. However you chose to label it, understand that a new norm is on the way. And it’s one that can’t be ignored – at …