Iqaluit International Airport Improvement

Nunavut is a unique, northern Canadian territory composed of a series of islands and communities. Airports are the only all-season transportation links to this region, making this project a necessary component to life in Nunavut.

Located in the capital city of Nunavut, the new Iqaluit International Airport will replace the original 1940 Frobisher Bay Air Force airport, and will continue to play a strategic technical support role for both military and civilian aviation.

Comren is proud to be working closely with Bouygues Building Canada on this exciting logistical project.

The project will include the construction of a new airport building and a new combined-services building that will house the fire-fighting vehicles/support equipment, and heavy runway and apron maintenance equipment. The construction of this project is scheduled for completion early 2017 and in full operation by September 2017.

 

Iqaluit

Global News – New home construction surges in BC, Ontario as more condos go up

New home construction in Ontario jumped by $1.7 billion in April, a 32 per cent increase from the same time last year, according to data released by StatsCan Tuesday.

British Columbia followed with $945 million (a 28.3 per cent increase) while Quebec was in a distant third, where $590 million was spent (a 5.8 per cent increase).

Congratulations to Poi Yuk Lee!

A big congratulations to Poi for her commitment and determination to learn our trade and become one of the few woman in construction. A true leader.

Check it out! Poi Yuk Lee divulges what it’s really like in those first few weeks as a newbie working as a Framer for Comren Contracting Inc.

https://www.youtube.com/embed/zR9l0ugsJn4

 

What we can learn from recessions – Interesting read

Unfortunately, we in the construction industry have all experienced what it is like to be in a
recession, but how do we take lessons learned during the recession and apply
them to this growth period that has followed?

Read this article, “The Key to
Running Your Business,” to get expert guidance for the road ahead >>

July 2014 Contest Winner!

July 2014 Contest Winner!Meet Rastislav – Winner of our July Screwgun Contest!

Contest runs every two months, simply go to http://www.comren.ca/formcode.htm to enter!!

Good Luck!

May 2014 Tradesmen Contest Winner!

Meet Yosef, our May 2014 contest winner of a Dewalt heavy duty screwgun!!

 

"I never win anything!"

“I never win anything!”

Yosef entered our contest by filling out our online tradesman application. We run a contest every two months of all tradesmen who have expressed their interest in working for us and who filled out our online application.

 

If you are a tradesman, are looking for work in the drywall trade, and would like to be a winner like Yosef, please click on the following link and fill out the application!

Good Luck!!

http://www.comren.ca/formcode.htm .

 

BC Construction Boom – Are we ready?

Westminster-Centre

Check out these stats, they might surprise you!

http://www.bccassn.com/page/stat%20pack.aspx#.U1b6HNNOWsu

2013 Outstanding Project Award


We are proud to announce that Comren has been awarded “Outstanding Project of the Year” award for Interior Commercial (British Columbia) — Our Lady of Assumption Church project

Our Lady of Assumption Church

Location: Port Coquitlam
Contractor: Comren Contracting Inc.
ArchitectTRB Architecture + Interior Design
Team: Cascadia Design Products, Pacific West Systems Supply, GWP Wallworks, Steeler Inc.

Comren Contracting Inc. completed all of the steel-stud framing, insulation, drywall, and acoustic wall and ceiling panel work on Our Lady of the Assumption Church in Port Coquitlam near Vancouver, B.C.

Acoustics were of particular concern due to the nature of the church’s activities — sermons, pipe organ music and hymns -and closeness to residential properties. Comren took special care with the detailed work and specific requirements set by the church’s acoustical engineer.

Crews were challenged with framing many small and unusually shaped windows, domed ceilings and window heads.

Finally, Comren suggested alternate products that met strict acoustic and flame-spread ratings while saving money and shortening the construction schedule.

Judge’s comment: “The remarkable architecture of Our Lady of the Assumption gives the feeling of stepping back to a time when cathedrals were designed to be breathtaking and awe-inspiring to those attending worship. As one judge observed, ‘It gives the impression that the hand of God alone supports the expansive arches and magnificent ceilings.’”

Hudson’s Bay

Comren is excited to have been a part of the renovation of this historic building. Hudson’s Bay has so far spent more than $40 million on renovations to its downtown Vancouver store, which is larger than the renovation budgets for its flagship stores in Toronto and Montreal. The renovations included a rejuvenated building exterior look, the opening of one of the largest TOPSHOP and TOPMAN stores in the world, the creation of The Room, and the new Men’s store on the 6th floor.

Hudson’s Bay, Vancouver
Address:
674 Granville St, Vancouver, BC V6C 1Z6

General Contractor:
Turner Construction Company
Vancouver, B.C.

Scope of work:
◾Interior and Structural Steel Stud Framing
◾Batt Insulation
◾Interior Drywall
◾Acoustic Ceilings

Silver City VIP Cinemas

Comren has recently completed the renovation and addition of 5 VIP Theaters, new concession stand and lounge. Beer, food, great sound, big screen, what could be better?

Coquitlam VIP Cinemas
Address:
170 Schoolhouse Rd. Coquitlam, BC

General Contractor:
NGC Management
#201-856 Homer Street
Vancouver, B.C.

Architect:
Core Architects Inc.
317 Adelaide St West Suite 600
Toronto, ON Canada

Scope of work:
◾Design of Structural Steel Framing of Walls, ceilings, and Stair Risers & Platforms
◾Interior and Structural Steel Stud Framing
◾Batt Insulation and Vapour Barriers
◾Interior Drywall
◾Acoustic Ceilings