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Failure as a key driver for growth

By Westcor | May 11, 2018

Can businesses get better through failure? Yes, it can be done. Lean Construction Institute-Canada (LCI-C) held a conference in Vancouver last month and our very own Bob Robinson was a featured presenter. His presentation, titled “How I Failed in Lean: A Leadership Story” shared key insights about the importance of learning from mistakes and empowering…

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Introducing Westcor Construction’s Chief People Champion Officer: Cathleen Peter-Swart

By Westcor | Apr 9, 2018

As Chief People Champion Officer, Cathleen Peter-Swart’s key responsibility is driving the People Strategy within Westcor to ensure value for both the organization and its clients.

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Kings and Queens of the Hill: Westcor supports Alberta’s next generation of Engineers

By Bradley Morgan | Feb 8, 2018

“Are you serious?” is the first question most people ask when SAIT engineering students tell someone they’re planning on racing downhill in a concrete vessel. Yes, they’re serious and Westcor is proud to have helped them raise funds towards their ultra-Canadian venture by becoming a Platinum Sponsor in a silent auction that raised $1,500. The…

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Coffee, donuts, and concrete: Renert School students’ heartwarming display of community spirit

By Bradley Morgan | Jan 31, 2018

We are in the business of building relationships — and an exceptional one has been growing before our very eyes over at our Renert School addition project. Watching eagerly as Westcor builds their future junior high and high school facility, a group of grade three Renert students formed an unexpected bond with our construction team.…

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‘Tis the Season to be helpful…

By Bradley Morgan | Nov 14, 2017

I’ve never been a big fan of the cold. It’s not that I don’t enjoy winter, because winter is beautiful and fresh and gives me good reason to wear my warmest, ugliest Christmas sweater, drink rum and eggnog and watch ‘How the Grinch Stole Christmas’ on repeat – which are all wonderful things. It’s easy…

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Want to be more successful? Become more disciplined

By Bradley Morgan | Jun 1, 2017

Type the word “success” into your favourite search engine and peek at the multitude of definitions and meanings attributed to it. The “accomplishment of an aim or purpose”, “the attainment of popularity or profit”, “a person that achieves prosperity.” What does it mean to ‘be successful’ from an objective standpoint? Is it having a house,…

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