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Dana Taylor

New Era for MCABC as Dana Taylor Retires

  By Cheryl Mah Long-time executive vice president Dana Taylor is retiring after 29 years with the Mechanical Contractors of B.C. (MCABC). As the longest serving EVP in MCABC’s history, Taylor says he prefers the term “exiting.” “Retiring seems like such a foreign concept today. When I think about what else I would like to […]

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Demanding Renovation

by Cheryl Mah The Vancouver General Hospital Simulation Centre (VGH SIM) has a brand new space in the Blackmore Pavilion. Formerly known as the Centre of Excellence for Surgical Education and Innovation, VGH SIM is an internationally recognized multi-disciplinary academic centre and was relocated from its previous space to allow for more operating rooms at […]

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Risky Contract

Be vigilant: If you’re not, someone else is going to be

Last summer I wrote an article about the value of association membership. My point was that associations support you, your business and its bottom line. The main example I gave was the Risky Clauses program, a joint endeavor of MCABC and ECABC (Electrical Contractors Association of BC).  I wrote of the program’s purpose: To provide […]

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Lower Dues

New Horizons – Lower Dues & Do More!

Big news: MCABC has lowered most Voting Contractor dues. In 78 years of operation, MCABC has been funded by various methods: individual membership dues, to grants from union contractors’ collective agreements, to the current structure where dues are based on company payroll. But this is the first time – to my knowledge – that dues […]

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Safety First for TVE Industrial

By Cheryl Mah Dangerous environments, risky work and remote locations are just some of the challenges industrial construction contractors face. For TVE Industrial Services Ltd., safety is paramount with the goal of a zero incident rate on every job site. The diverse industrial contractor prides itself on its quality of work and safety record. TVE […]

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