Moving into the 21st Century – Science World reaps benefits of BIM

    Traditional paper-based drawings may be the status quo for many in the Canadian construction industry but some leading-edge innovators have made the transition into the digital world. Building Information Management (BIM) has already taken root in some sectors and is proving to be an invaluable tool – even…

Dignified end in sight for Sir Ambrose Shea Lift Bridge

It’s been more than half a century since the Sir Ambrose Shea Lift Bridge officially opened, connecting the Newfoundland and Labrador communities of Placentia and Jerseyside. The bridge was designed to span the “Placentia Gut”, a channel of water with tides that change direction every eight and a half hours….

Award Winning Work – Major rehabilitation work for Vancouver’s SeaBus berthing structure

When The Coast Mountain Bus Company Ltd. (owned by TransLink) needed to retrofit its aging SeaBus berthing structures and maintenance facility, it settled on the company with the lowest bid. Fortunately, it was also the company that had done several minor retrofits over the past three decades. “This was the…

High-Profile Projects – Berkel & Company Contractors showcase extensive capabilities

The San Francisco 49ers’ new Levi’s Stadium and the APM Tunnel Extension at the Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport are just two recent projects that called for the proven expertise and experience of the Berkel & Company Contractors Inc. team of professionals. Both projects were prominent in the public eye and…