SiteViews: The best shots from August 2023

Young operators, hard working dogs, a traditional canoe, an active volcano and much more made this month’s list.


You’re never too young to give heavy equipment a try. Kiewit employees in Western Canada celebrate Family Day by checking out some of the company’s machinery fleet.

Wildstone Construction Group

This project is a blast from the blast on the banks of the Yukon River. Crews are hard at work restoring the Canadian Bank of Commerce which was originally built in 1901.

Corry Anderson-Fennell / LiUNA Local 1611

Patrick Smalls, 18, practices cement work as part of LiUNA Local 1611’s Training PLUS (Professional Labourers’ Union School) program. After 120 hours of classroom and practical experience, students wrote a final exam and were then dispatched to B&B Contracting.

West Metric JV

Crews install culverts at the Kitselas housing development in B.C.

Gordie Howe International Bridge

Demon is a black lab who patrols the Gordie Howe International Bridge construction site to prevent birds and other wildlife from nesting where they might be impacted by work. Great work, Demon!

Jacob Bros Construction

This month the Musqueam Gathering Place was unveiled at YVR featuring Jacob Bros‘ Musqueam YVR Canoe Build project. The project team collaborated with a team of eight Musqueam Indian Band members, including two artisan carvers, to carve a traditional Musqueam Journey Canoe out of a 35ft section of red cedar.

Pointblank Installations / Fort Modular

Pointblank Installations’ drivers got a terrifying view after arriving at Fort Modular’s Okanagan location just outside of Barrière in Louis Creek, B.C.

Urban One Builders

Indigenous elders mark the start of construction at the Ho’-kee-melh Kloshe Lum project in Vancouver. The name means “to gather, good spirits”.  The facility will include 143 low-to-moderate-income rentals, 25 supportive housing units and 80 shelter beds. 

Double Black Construction / John Lohan

Crews prepare the steel bones of the new 25,000 square foot Waywayseecappo’s Community Centre. Located 30 kilometers east of Russell, Manitoba, Waywayseecappo First Nation Reserve is a community of slightly more than 3,100 people close to Stony Lake.

Graham Construction

Crews working under a blue and orange sky at the Portage la Prairie Bypass project in Manitoba.

Skills Ontario

Youth learn construction skills at Durham College as part of Skills Ontario’s summer camp program.


The Sam Ibrahaim Building project team sign the last steel beam before it is hoisted into place at the University of Toronto Scarborough.

Par Six Golf

Next time you get a hole in one, thank this bulldozer. Crews carry out work at the Edmonton Country Club.

Does this count as topping off? Faber Construction’s team celebrates reaching the peak of Mount Baker. From top to bottom, the active volcano a 3,288 metre climb.

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Finning celebrates International Dog Day with some furry friends and Caterpillar machinery.


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