B.C. construction workers should see pay raises of nearly 10 percent over the next two years, according to the results of the Independent Contractors and Businesses Association's (ICBA) 2018 Wage and Benefits Survey. But it's still getting tougher and tougher for companies to find skilled workers.
Petronas' decision to scrap its plan to build the Pacific Northwest LNG terminal (PNW) is a tough blow for the B.C. construction industry, the president of the Independent Contractors and Businesses Association (ICBA) said today.
A new study recently released by the Independent Contractors and Businesses Associations (ICBA) reveals that 59 per cent of young adults are unaware of how to get into the trades because of their inaccurate perceptions of construction.
The Lower Mainland is getting the surest sign that B.C.'s construction industry is getting busy – more and more tower construction cranes are going up.
Non-residential construction continued to lead the way in B.C. with 77.3 per cent growth in March 2011 compared to the year before, according to building permit numbers released by Statistics Canada.