TORONTO—The Construction Institute of Canada (TCIC) Simulated Student Bid Competition had a strong showing this year, with organizers calling it an extremely tight competition.
The project the students had to bid on was the Philip J. Currie Dinosaur Museum in Grand Prairie, Alta., which was built by PCL Construction. The bids were judged based on three criteria; most outstanding professional conduct, most accurate and complete bid package, and closest to the target price. The following are this year’s winners, plus a list of mentors who received a special mention.
— 1st Place Closest to Target Price — ICON Group (BCIT) – $1,000
— 2nd Place Closest to Target Price — Husky Construction Ltd. (George Brown College) – $500
— 1st Place Most Professional — Alair Group (George Brown College) – $1,000
— 1st Place Most Accurate & Complete — JABB Construction Ltd. (George Brown College) – $2,000
— 2nd Place Most Accurate & Complete — Husky Construction Ltd. (George Brown College) – $1,000
— 3rd Place Most Accurate & Complete – Sum Solutions Ltd (Fanshawe College) — $500
Several mentors were recognized for their efforts with Esteemed Mentor Awards. They are as follows:
— Brian Miltenberg (Sr. Estimator at StruCor Construction) from Niagara Construction Association
— Greg Constable (President at Island West Coast Developments) from Vancouver Construction Association
— Jonathan Matthews (Project Co-ordinator at Bird Construction) and Tom Falkenham (Jr. Estimator at EllisDon) from Nova Scotia Construction Association
— Chris Lautenbach (Assistant Project Manager at Walsh Canada) from Toronto Construction Association.