Derrick Cheung

Health and safety remain top priority as DCC gradually returns to normal operations

As provinces and territories across Canada gradually begin to open up again, DCC has been planning how to resume normal operations.

Rendering of the new Royal Canadian Dragoon facilities. The project involves the renovation of three buildings, and the replacement of eight obsolete ones with a single, centralized 9,900-m2 facility.

Lean construction a signpost of innovative IPD contract

In the third of a series of articles about the ground-breaking Integrated Project Delivery (IPD) contract underway in Petawawa, we explore how the principles of lean construction are increasing speed and efficiency as well as value to the Crown.

DCC's 2020 National Award Winners

DCC honours employee achievements in first-ever virtual recognition ceremony

In a first for DCC, it honoured outstanding employee achievements in a virtual, rather than in-person, ceremony on May 28, 2020. DCC's annual National Awards recognize the dedication and commitment of DCC staff across the country in support of the Client-Partners and Government of Canada.

Rendering of the new $73-million, 20,640-m2 building that will bring together four sub-units of Gagetown’s 4 Engineering Support Regiment into a single, purpose-built facility.

Big build for big team at Gagetown

Gagetown's 4 Engineering Support Regiment (4ESR) is a big group, with a big challenge. Their 450-person unit has been operating out of a disconnected group of aging buildings that simply can't meet their needs any longer.

Image of a light-steel structure highlighting modular compartments and a complex HVAC system. The bespoke design includes large access doors and parking garage that can accommodate a full-size trailer.

Real Property service line celebrates 10 years of excellence

If the best customer is a repeat customer, then DCC can surely take pride in the ever-increasing demand for its expertise in managing real property. After more than doubling its core cadre of 50 to 115 since April 1, 2010, the Real Property Management Services (RPMS) service line is a going concern and then some.

In our past issues

DCC enhances its services to help DND meet its environmental goals

As the Department of National Defence and the Canadian Armed Forces strive to reduce their energy use and environmental impact, DCC support to the Client-Partners continues to grow.

Dragoons facilities progressing well under first federal Integrated Project Delivery contract

A DCC-first pilot project to build new facilities for the Royal Canadian Dragoons at 4th Canadian Division Support Base Petawawa is on time and on target, paving the way for a potential paradigm shift in defence construction.