SiteViews: The best shots from May 2023

The sun in shining, flowers are blooming and light is hitting job sites just right for some great photos.

Gus peeks her head out during a site visit in Surrey. – SitePartners

JPD Contracting

Jhon Nunez, Co-Owner at JPD Contracting, takes a selfie at Vancouver’s massive Oakridge development. Nunez and team recently constructed a 6000 square-foot, two-storey wooden building at the site.

Priestly Demolition

Priestly Demolition crews work to safely bring down the former CHCH building in Hamilton.

Tahltan Nation Development Corporation

Tahltan Nation members training to become heavy equipment operators celebrate their final days in a Tahltan Nation Development Corporation program.

Robert Macdonald / Pagnotta Inc.

Pagnotta‘s team does foundation work on a hot day at the Kelson City Gardens project in Kamloops.

Lafarge Canada

Lafarge recently had the Ontario Stone, Sand and Gravel Association tour its quarry in Dundas, Ont.

Marc Dimarco / Design Build Safety Consulting Inc

Marc Dimarco, owner of Design Build Safety Consulting Inc., celebrates a residential project crew for working safely. He spotted the workers while driving in New Westminster and bought them coffee and pastries.


After two years of hard work, EllisDon has poured the last suspended slab on one of the largest government funded capital healthcare projects in B.C. history, the Royal Columbian Hospital redevelopment in New Westminster.

Jacob Bros Construction

Jacob Bros is delivering a new 15,000 square-foot civic building in Anmore that will support nearly 2,500 residents.⁣ Recently, the team completed the main floor concrete slab.

Yasir Ali / Turner Construction

Turner Construction employees hoofed it out to Mission, B.C. to do volunteer work at SAINTS, a charity in that cares for aging animals.

ACE Excavating

ACE‘s excavation and shoring teams are hard at work at the Salvation Army’s Harbour Light community hub serving Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside. The new 99-foot-tall, nine-storey building with 165,000 square feet of total floor area will include 46 social housing units, 120 supported residential beds and 134 emergency shelter beds.

RJC Engineers

Canada-based RJC engineering is part of a team in California that is conducting the tallest full-scale earthquake simulator test. The research is expected to transform sustainable building design across Canada. RJC’s work is focusing on window performance.


If you squint hard you can see scalers connecting netting panels at Cut 1 of the Kicking Horse Canyon Phase 4 Project in B.C. These panels provide continuous protection against rockfall. Aecon explained that thousands of clips are used in joining each mesh, or hole, along the seam of adjacent nets.

Norland Limited

This month Norland highlighted its excavators which feature hardfacing on their buckets. The hardfacing is a durable layer that enhances strength and wear resistance. With hardfacing, Norland crews can tackle tough materials, boost productivity, and reduce downtime.


Architecture firm KPMG puts the finishing touches on its Canstruction submission in Toronto. The firm went with a colourful take on Moai, the well-known megaliths on Easter Island. Proceeds from the event support the Daily Bread Food Bank.

Wales McLelland

Wales is working with Nutri-Nation to construct their third project together. Nearly complete, the modern multi-tenant industrial facility will be 86,323 square feet and was built using tilt-up construction with curtain wall glazing at the front.

Wilco Contractors Southwest

Wilco‘s crew has it made in the shade while they work under the Stoney Trail Bridge on the Bow River in Alberta.

Houle Electric

Houle Electric staff donned their finest denim duds to raise $38,250 for the BC Children’s Hospital Foundation. The #JeanUp campaign runs every year to support children with serious illnesses.

Pitt Meadows Plumbing & Mechanical

A perfectly clear day offered a stunning view of Vancouver’s Oakridge development, one of Pitt Meadows Plumbing and Mechanical‘s largest projects.


SiteNews’ founders, staff and collaborators visit a job site in Surrey, B.C. to learn about tilt-up construction.


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