The 2015 National Award winners.

Making a difference: DCC celebrates employee achievements

DCC recognized the contributions of its employees and teams to its success at the annual National Awards ceremony in Ottawa on May 5, 2015.

Eric Chamberland, Guy Lepage, Vincent Bousquet, Marcel Archambault and Mario Larouche.

Performance specification: An innovative, successful approach

In the spring of 2014, DCC received an exciting project request from DND—the rapid demolition of the St. Hubert M4 hangar; a 4,000-m2 wooden Warren truss structure built in 1942 that was in danger of collapse.

Aerial view of CFB Esquimalt, Canada's Pacific Coast naval base and home port to Maritime Forces Pacific and Joint Task Force Pacific Headquarters.

New video approach helps facilitate security clearances for contractors

In a country as large and geographically diverse as Canada, it makes sense that organizations such as DND and DCC are leveraging technology to streamline processes and save money.

Rendering of the new Junior Ranks facility at CFB Halifax.

Modified design build puts training and messing under one roof in Halifax

Defence Construction Canada and the Department of National Defence teamed up on a Modified Design Build for the new Junior Ranks facility at CFB Halifax.

Matt Smith, Dan MacLeod, Parker Lambert, Bill Deveau, Dean MacMullin and Jeremy Shaw; and (front row) Rob Stinson, Dennis MacPherson, Craig Mercer and Neil Larder. Absent: Mike MacIsaac and Doug Polak.

Hockey tournament strengthens the ties that bind, on the ice and off

On May 5, 2015, a group of DCCers from across the Atlantic Region came together in Greenwood, Nova Scotia, for the first time for some friendly on-ice competition. Four days later, they returned home as the 2015 Atlantic Region Construction Engineers Beaver Cup hockey tournament champions.

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Sgt Ralph Bridge replacement in Gagetown strengthens Army capabilities

The Sergeant Ralph Bridge at 5th Canadian Division Support Base Gagetown (formerly known as Canadian Forces Base Gagetown) is one of the most frequently travelled thoroughfares on the entire base. Troops and tanks on their way to the base's massive range and training area, which covers approximately one eighth of New Brunswick, ...

New 91 CEF building at 9 Wing Gander built for efficiency

The new 91 Construction Engineering Flight (CEF) building at 9 Wing Gander is poised to serve the training, construction and storage needs of the Canadian Armed Forces and the Royal Canadian Air Force at 91 CEF, while also showcasing newer, greener, cost-saving technologies.