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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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Innovative Trailer Access

Loading and unloading trailers occurs every day across the JV Driver Group. Traditionally, you would require a 6 foot step ladder securely tied to the trailer, or additional manpower to hold the ladder prior to accessing the deck. The IDL team has created access steps that remove the need for a ladder and allow for…

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Innovative Hot Work Tool

Typically, hot work is monitored with fire watch personnel who check for hot spots by making visual checks and by safely touching the work surfaces. This monitoring would take place for a minimum of one hour in a building’s interior and/or exterior after hot work was performed. If a hot spot was located the team…

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Innovative Ceiling Track

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2018 Engineer Club Conference

2018 Engineer Club Conference The JV Driver Group’s second annual Engineering Conference was held on June 20th in Leduc. This event brought together professional engineers and engineers in training from across the Group for a day of professional development and networking. The conference included participants and speakers from Industrial, Fabrication, Buildings, and Technology enterprises. The…

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