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Asbestos – The Killer Hidden in Plain Sight

Asbestos is the leading cause of work-related deaths in Canada. Prior to 1990, asbestos can be found in over 3000 common building materials used in your home. The safe removal…


2017 Trenchless Technology Road Show

The 2017 Trenchless Technology Road Show takes place September 25-27 in Richmond, BC. Plan to attend the largest trenchless technology conference and trade show in Canada. If you’re responsible for…


ASTTBC CEO Receives Prestigious BCEDA Award

On June 13th, the BC Economic Development Association (BCEDA) announced the winners of the 2017 BC Economic Development Awards at the BC Economic Summit Awards Banquet. John Leech, AScT, ASTTBC…


BC & AB Registration helped Ian Bahlmann, AScT Build a Tech Career

Ian (centre in photo) attended the ASTTBC AGM and, during his interaction with incoming President Trent Reid, spoke highly of his registration with ASTTBC and of his membership with the…


Mid-Rise 2.0 – Innovative Approaches to Mid-Rise Wood Frame Construction

Wood WORKS! BC  just released Mid-Rise 2.0 – Innovative Approaches to Mid-Rise Wood Frame Construction. Traditional wood frame construction techniques and project delivery methods have been modified or adapted to achieve greater efficiency,…


ASTTBC Member Company Profile: McElhanney Consulting Services Ltd.

McElhanney Consulting Services Ltd. offers over 20 integrated services including engineering, surveying, mapping, planning, environmental and landscape architecture. Our ISO 9001:2008-certified, employee-owned firm has over 25 offices across Western Canada…


ASTTBC CEO Creates New $15K Fund for BCIT Students

In January 2017, John Leech, ASTTBC CEO made a unique donation to the BCIT Foundation – a 1946 Ford Hot Rod. This was a first for the Foundation who would…


ASTTBC & FNCC HONOURS NATIONAL ABORIGINAL DAY

June 21, 2017 marks the 21st Anniversary of National Aboriginal Day, an official day of celebration to recognize the valuable contributions to society by Canada’s First Nations, Inuit and Métis…


ASTTBC Congratulates NAIT on Recent TAC Accreditation

On June 16th,  Technology Accreditation Canada (TAC) presented the faculty at Northern Alberta Institute of Technology (NAIT) with a certificate recognizing national program accreditation for the institution’s Instrumentation Engineering Technology…


VICABC & ASTTBC CEOs Share Ideas in Victoria

 Rory Kulmala, AScT, PMP,  has been on the job 3 months as CEO with the Vancouver Island Construction Association and during this time has been reaching out to organizations with…