SiteViews: May 2024

Big breakthroughs, drawings and historic mass timber are in the spotlight this month.


Renny, a tunnel boring machine, breaks through the final wall after two years of digging for the Eglinton Crosstown West Extension project.

Turner Construction

High school carpentry apprentices wrap up their time with at Canadian Turner Construction Company‘s Self Perform Operations’ warehouse.

Ventana Construction Corporation

Ventana crews document their historic work on the creating the world’s most seismically advanced mass timber building, The Hive, in Vancouver.


The Gordie Howe Bridge Project is inching closer to meeting in the middle. While more steel and concrete needs to be placed, the gap to connect the deck is only 11 metres.

CGC Inc.

Construction is officially under way on CGC’s newest and most sustainable manufacturing plant in Wheatland County, Alberta.

Mike Garrod / True Mechanical

While True Mechanical superintendent Mike Garrod utilizes BIM and AutoCAD to design and fabricate mechanical rooms and systems, he still can dust off his pencil and plan things the old-fashioned way. These drawings were for Anthem Properties’ JINJU project in Coquitlam, B.C.

Bird Mechanical

A welder with Ontario-based Bird Mechanical goes about their work.


We can’t help but toot our horn a little bit. Here is a shot from our recent event to celebrate Construction’s Most Influential People in Calgary. In this shot, SiteNews co-founder Andrew Hansen (left), Orion Construction president Josh Gaglardi (middle) and SkilledTradesBC CEO Shelley Gray (right) participate in a panel.

SHD Aerial Services / Lafarge Concrete

Crews work on Concert Properties‘ Myriad project in Coquitlam. The project team includes Bosa Construction and Lafarge Concrete.

Raymond McDonald / ATCO

Raymond McDonald, supervisor of work coordination for ATCO‘s electricity division – Drumheller operations, captures an out-of-this-world shot of the Northern Lights.

The Shot of the Month goes to:

Carlos Planelles / Acciona

It’s safe to say this team has all the camera angles covered. Crews celebrate tunnel boring machine Elsie breaking through to Arbutus station for the Broadway Subway project in Vancouver.


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