11, 2019) – PCL Construction is proud to have been named a finalist in both the
Large Private Sector, and the Canadian CIO of the Year categories for
the upcoming 2019 Information Technology
Association of Canada (ITAC) Ingenious Awards.
In the Large Private Sector category,
the following PCL applications have been named finalists:
Hazard Inspection App: Eliminating Job Site Hazards
with Artificial Intelligence
- The new mobile inspection app blends machine
learning with safety standards to produce a new and Lean way of conducting
inspections in the field. Simply by taking photos of hazards and providing
descriptions, the application predicts the category, type, and risk of hazard.
Building Smarter with the Job Site Insights™ App
- An IoT-based smart construction platform built on Microsoft
Azure, that enables Lean construction, reducing costly rework and warranty
claims, improving build quality, conserving energy, increasing productivity and
safety, and reducing PCL’s carbon footprint.
In the ITAC
Canadian CIO of the Year category, Mark Bryant is among five named as
finalists. “I’m extremely honored to be included in this group of CIO’s,” said
Bryant. “All have made extraordinary contributions to technology in our
country’s private and public sectors. I of course have to thank all of the PCL
team members who have contributed to the success of these applications, they
are the ones who truly have turned these ideas into reality.”
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 will be 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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