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NTCCC Takes Out Prompt Payment Ad in The Hill Times

The latest Prompt Payment action taken by NTCCC was to take out a full page ad in the Parliament Hill Newspaper, The Hill Times. It was in the Oct 24 paper. The feedback we have received indicates that the add caused considerable attention on the Hill but we still have more work to do. We have more meetings scheduled and we need to create as much public pressure [...]

By |November 9th, 2018|

ELECTRI International Releases Low Voltage Systems Report

ELECTRI International Releases Low Voltage Systems Report ELECTRI International has released a new report titled The Electrical Contractor as the Integrator, which is now available to be viewed or downloaded free of charge from the ELECTRI website, electri.org. The low voltage market is more profitable than the traditional electrical market, in some cases twice as profitable or greater. This key finding comes from ELECTRI International research evaluating contractors who perform both [...]

By |October 25th, 2018|

ELECTRI REPORT F3405 – CHANGE ORDER GUIDELINES FOR ELECTRICAL AND LOW VOLTAGE CONTRACTORS

ELECTRI REPORT F3405 - CHANGE ORDER GUIDELINES FOR ELECTRICAL AND LOW VOLTAGE CONTRACTORS Contractors are routinely asked to prepare change order proposals on construction projects. The single most common area of dispute in the change order process is its cost. The main purpose of this project is to develop guidelines that provide a systematic, standardized, fair process for the pricing of change orders. This study identifies various costs [...]

By |August 31st, 2018|

Electri Report F3410 – Measuring Productivity and the Impact of Prefabrication on Productivity

Electri Report F3410 – Measuring Productivity and the Impact of Prefabrication on Productivity ELECTRI International – The Foundation for Electrical Construction, Inc. Productivity Enhancement Electri Report F3410 - Measuring Productivity and the Impact of Prefabrication on Productivity Field and office productivity and the use of prefabrication in the Electrical Contracting industry are intertwined. This project explored the impact and use of prefabrication within Lean Construction and BIM ad [...]

By |April 24th, 2018|

CECA U of T Green Energy Challenge 2018

CECA U of T Green Energy Challenge 2018 Green Energy Challenge 2018 by CECA U of T What is this year’s competition? The CECA UofT Student Chapter is excited to participate in the 2018 Green Energy Challenge, which is the 10th Annual ELECTRI International/NECA Student Chapter Competition. The purpose of the competition is for students to interact with their community and NECA member companies, while learning about sustainable building [...]

By |March 19th, 2018|

Electri Report F3413 – From Field to Office

Electri Report F3413 - From Field to Office From Field to Office Identifying and Overcoming Skill Gaps when Promoting Field Workers to Project Managers Successful projects require good project managers. When a company desires to promote field workers to project management positions, how does a company ensure the new project manager has the skills necessary to be successful? This report discusses the skill gaps identified by field [...]

By |March 13th, 2018|

CECA U of T Student Chapter 3rd in Green Energy Challenge

CECA U of T Student Chapter 3rd in Green Energy Challenge Seven members of the CECA U of T Student Chapter swept into Boston, October 7-10 2016, to compete for the coveted 2016 Green Energy Challenge. In just their second year as an International member of NECA’s Student Chapters they competed, gaining valuable experience, finishing third in a close race. Iowa State University took top honors for [...]

By |October 18th, 2016|

NTCCC | Prompt Payment and the Federal Election

NTCCC | Prompt Payment and the Federal Election The National Trade Contractors Coalition of Canada (NTCCC) has taken steps in contacting all Federal Party Platform Leaders to make them aware of the pressing issue of delayed payments in the Canadian construction industry.  Also, the coalition has launched several key election-related advocacy tools, including: A personalized web based contact program for members to share concerns about payment delays [...]

By |October 6th, 2015|