SiteViews: The best shots from July 2023

Heavy-lifting cranes, major concrete pours and even a stylish statue made this month’s SiteViews.

The Nancy Pauw Bridge spans the Bow River in Banff, Alta.

For the uninitiated, the concept of SiteViews is simple. Leveraging both the remarkable submissions from our readers and our team’s diligent internet sleuthing, we curate a monthly showcase of some of the industry’s finest photos. Have a submission? Those can be sent to

Axiom Builders

The first tower crane is up and ready to go at Neighbourhood Two by SHAPE as part of the The Amazing Brentwood development in Burnaby. Two tower cranes that will be erected for this phase. The crane currently standing at 180 feet but it will eventually reach 740 feet as the tower is built.  New Firmus, Rapicon West and Mammoet assisted with the crane erection.

Erik Millette

Ontario crane operator Erik Millette shows his view from high above Toronto.

SkilledTradesBC / Construction Foundation of B.C.

Youngsters learn to measure twice and cut once at the Discover Trades Summer Camp for Young Women in North Vancouver, B.C. The free camp was led by Red Seal Electrician Lisa Scott. Participants used various tools to create beautiful copper bracelets, aluminum bowls, extension cords, corn hole boards and more.

Lafarge Canada

Crews oversee a pour for the Ottawa Midtown Rapid Bridge Replacement Project. The team utilized a time-sensitive concrete solution from BMQ.  

British Columbia Institute of Technology / Derek Klassen

Carpentry Instructor Derek Klassen takes a selfie with Carpentry Foundation students as they celebrate the completion of their final project, a suspended slab framework.

Graham Construction

Graham’s crew complete a complex concrete pour for the structural slab of a new wastewater equalization tank in Gimli, Man. The pour took several weeks of planning as well as collaboration with the project owner, design team, trade partners, suppliers and Graham’s in-house forces.


Despite the name, Ledcor crews were treated to some clear skies this month in Rainy River, Ont. The team is busy constructing stages 4 and 5 tailings dam raises at a mine site.

Fort Modular

Fort Modular crews treated a statute to a fresh new look while supporting 150 West Georgia, a 17-storey office tower at B.C. place in downtown Vancouver.


Crews are making progress on Calgary’s RISE at Point Trotter project. The project team is on track to deliver the first of two state-of-the-art industrial buildings by the end of the month.

True North Scaffold & Insulation / Mathias Jonsson


 Sunny skies, still water and scaffolding – what more could you ask for? True North Scaffold & Insulation have completed scaffolding for a bridge-widening project in Fort Fraser, B.C.

Syncra Construction

Workers dismantle a crane at The Fifteen,  a four-storey mixed-use concrete development in Vancouver’s Dunbar neighborhood by Wave Developments.

Pitt Meadows Plumbing and Mechanical Systems / Take Off Photography

Crews lift district energy system components into place at the Gilmore Place development in Burnaby, B.C.


A drone captured the early stages of Shindico‘s work on Winnipeg’s Water Tower District. The 165-acre mixed-use development includes multi-family housing, retail, office, parklands and industrial.


The Site C Dam near Fort St. John B.C. is nearing the finish line. Aecon showed off some of the recent construction progress.

Norland Limited

A behemoth excavator reaches deep on a site in Vancouver.

The Shot of the Month goes to:


This 80 metre clearspan timber footbridge in Banff has been shortlisted in the Project & Technology awards from the IABSE – International Association for Bridge and Structural Engineering – Pedestrian and Cycle Bridges division. The project team designed an extremely shallow, pure arch using stepped Glulam girders and weathering steel haunches. The bridge was prefabricated and assembled into two sections, placed simultaneously.


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