Construction companies are beginning to adopt technology of various kinds as growth continues in 3D modelling, machine control and other sectors, but there is more to the jobsite than just that. In many cases, contractors need to track other conditions that can have an effect on the success of a contract.
PCL Construction Inc.
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PCL Construction's ongoing partnership with Microsoft, and its Azure platform teams, was showcased in the "Transforming your Business with Microsoft IoT" keynote at the Microsoft Inspire Conference in Las Vegas, Nevada.
The Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC) awarded PCL Constructors Canada Inc. (Toronto) and its partners with its 2018 Excellence in Green Building: New Construction Institutional Award for Humber River Hospital (HRH), in recognition of the team's leadership in delivering a new construction project that exemplifies the merits of sustainable building.
PCL Construction and Microsoft are joining forces to fuel joint innovation and development of smart building implementations. Combining PCL's engineering and industry expertise with the technical acumen of Microsoft's engineering and R&D teams, PCL is leveraging advanced Azure capabilities to develop the next generation of Smart Building solutions.
A renewal is taking place in downtown Edmonton, Alberta, one that has taken an old warehousing area and is turning it into a shining new retail, residential and commercial hub for the community. The ICE District is a collection of towers being constructed around Rogers Place, the new home of the Edmonton Oilers; when completed, one of those towers will be the tallest in Western Canada.
On November 16, 2017, PCL Constructors Canada Inc. (Toronto) vice president and district manager Bruce Sonnenberg was among 70 of Toronto's business and community leaders who slept on the street to raise an astounding $1.1 million in support of homeless youth who depend on Covenant House Toronto.
The PCL family of companies is pleased to announce that PCL's Project Analytics initiative has been recognized by the Information and Technology Association of Canada (ITAC) with a 2017 Ingenious Award in the Large Private Sector category.
PCL Constructors Canada Inc. has been selected to build GE’s first multi-modal “Brilliant Factory” in Canada.
The PCL family of companies has has been recognized with two Canadian Construction Association Awards in response to continued dedication in the fields of innovation and international business. PCL received the 2015 CCA Excellence in Innovation Award, given for the practice of replacing traditional heating and hoarding with ice-fishing tents and propane heaters, thus saving time and money at the Heartland Substation project in Gibbons, Alberta. Overall cost savings using the tent plan as opposed to traditional heating and hoarding was $415 per pile, or $166,180 with over 85 percent of the savings having come from heating. PCL also won the Excellence in Innovation award in 2014 for a method of pressure-testing concrete formwork, and in 2012 for the PCL engineered industrial module lift frame.