Edmonton, Alberta (November 28,
2019) – PCL Construction is proud to announce that our Chief Information Officer
(CIO), Mark Bryant, has been named the Information
Technology Association of Canada (ITAC) Canadian CIO of the Year.
“I’m extremely honored to accept this award,” said
Bryant. “I first and foremost have to thank all of the extremely talented PCL
team members who are a huge reason why I have the privilege to win this award.
They have contributed to the success of everything we do across our company, and
they are the ones who continue to turn our ideas into reality.”
Bryant was one of five Canadian
CIO’s nominated for the award. The judging panel was made up of senior CIOs and
CEOs, including a representative from the CIO Association of Canada.
PCL Construction was also the
recipient of an Ingenious Award in
the Large Private
Sector category. PCL’s Job Site
Insights™ (JSI) application is an IoT-based smart construction platform, that
enables lean construction, reducing costly rework and warranty claims,
improving build quality, conserving energy, enhancing productivity and safety,
and reducing PCL’s carbon footprint.
impressive and finishing runner-up to JSI was another PCL smart-construction application.
The PCL Hazard Inspection App that blends machine learning and
artificial intelligence with safety standards produces a new and lean way of
conducting inspections in the field, by simply taking photos of hazards.
were created as a way to recognize Canadian talent and initiatives designed to
improve performance, introduce new services, solve programs, and grow
businesses through the use of technology. The winners were announced November 27 at the ITAC Ingenious
Awards Gala in Toronto.
is a group of independent construction companies that carries out work across
Canada, the United States, the Caribbean, and in Australia. These diverse
operations in the civil infrastructure, heavy industrial, and buildings markets
are supported by a strategic presence in 31 major centers. Together, these
companies have an annual construction volume of $9 billion, making PCL the
largest contracting organization in Canada and one of the largest in North
America. Watch us build at PCL.com.
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