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Construction Leadership – JV Driver University 2020

construction learning and development

2020 is an exciting year for the Learning & Development team, we expect big things from JV Driver University!

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Construction Leadership – Learning and Development JVDU

Leadership in Learning and Development

Construction leadership in learning and development through the development of an internal University called JV Driver University

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Construction Leadership – New Training in Arnish

Training in Arnish

A new training programme at the Arnish Yard is getting underway this summer. Lews Castle College UHI have teamed up with DF Barnes/BiFab and Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) to provide new engineering training opportunities in Arnish with the Yard. The programmes are part of a wider initiative to both upskill the local workforce in…

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Construction Leadership – Next Gen Program

Leadership in Construction   We’re excited to have our third group of students currently going through our Next Generation Leaders Program. The premise of this program is to assist, guide and accelerate the development of the group’s future construction leaders, while building relationships across our various business units. To date, all our sessions have been excellent…

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Innovation – Spotter Flag

Spotter Flag  Many of the JV Driver Group’s construction projects and facilities utilize operated equipment on a regular basis and ensuring zero harm when operating this equipment is a priority for all teams. With this priority in mind, and a little TDBB thinking the team developed the spotter flag! When operating heavy equipment it can…

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BFL Construction Names Figueroa Chief Commercial Officer

Tucson, AZ – May 14, 2019 – BFL Construction Co., Inc. promoted Isaac Figueroa to Chief Commercial Officer.

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Innovation – Container Venting

Container Venting  In 2018, WorkSafe BC released a bulletin highlighting the explosion risk associated with shipping containers, “shipping containers are designed to be watertight, which means they are well sealed with little or no ventilation. They have a robust structure that can withstand high levels of internal pressure. These qualities are ideal for shipping purposes,…

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Innovation – TDBB Finalist – Pipe-In-A-Pipe

Stephanie tells us about her idea for installing an HDPE trans-mission main underneath the Englishman River with a 750mm casing. Tell me a little about how this innovation got started. Stephanie Ridenour: The permit for in-stream works (August 1 – September 15th) was a major requirement we had to work around. Once we began work in…

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Deputy Minister’s Contractor of the Year Awards 2018

The Deputy Minister’s Contractor of the Year Awards recognizes excellence in the delivery of transportation infrastructure projects. Transportation contractors make seismic upgrades to keep our roads safe, build relationships with local communities to minimize traffic flow disruption during construction, respond to emergency situations, and work within short construction windows and sometimes adverse conditions to ensure…

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CISE Award

CISE Award JV Driver Industrial Services was awarded the CISE award.  Todd Robinson, President of JVDIS and John Costain, VP, Operations, JVDIS represented us all on November 13th at the Gala in Houston to receive the award on behalf of the entire team.  The award is presented to teams “Honored for their Outstanding Achievements in…

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