October 9, 2023

Featured Face – Chris Vaux; HME Survey Lead

Chris Vaux started with AFDE in January of 2019 as a Draftsman in the Technical Department.  Working with the Design Team and incorporating their design to produce formwork drawings for the field,...
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September 28, 2023

Indigenous Employees contribute 1,000 Person Years of Employment to AFDE’s Site C GSS Project

AFDE Acknowledges that our Project is being undertaken on the Traditional Territory of the Dane-zaa people, and the Treaty Lands of the Treaty 8 First Nations.  We thank these Communities for their...
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September 27, 2023

McLeod Lake Students tour AFDE work

On September 18th, students from McLeod Lake Indian Band (A Treaty 8 First Nation) toured our Project.  Part of the tour was led by Lionel Chingee (left), one of our 4th year Carpentry Apprentices...
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July 29, 2023

AFDE Sponsors local Athletes

Earlier this year, AFDE Sponsored the Inconnu Swim club in Fort St. John.  Several of our employees have children who swim with the club, and in late July we received an email from Jason Modde,...
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June 1, 2023

Featured Face – Octavia Holden; Rigger, Red Seal Carpenter, Gold Seal Superintendent

Octavia Holden started with AFDE in January of 2022, and is currently working as a Rigger at the Headworks.   When she’s not at work, Octavia spends her time outdoors.  She loves being in the...
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May 20, 2023

AFDE Shop provides Halfway River First Nation elders with raised garden beds

Thanks to the AFDE Fab Shop, many of the Halfway River First Nation’s Elders will be keeping themselves busy this summer tending their vegetable and/or flower gardens.   A special “Thank...
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April 22, 2023

AFDE attends the Fort St. John Tradeshow

For the last five years, AFDE has had a significant presence in the PRRD and especially Fort St. John, as we’ve been building the Generating Station & Spillways for BC Hydro’s Site C Clean...
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April 12, 2023

Subcontractor Spotlight – 4 Evergreen Resources

  In 2021, when AFDE was awarded the Right Bank Foundation Enhancements work (which includes the Approach Channel and the Piling in the Stilling Basin and Tailrace), it introduced a component of...
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February 9, 2023

Featured Face: Edwin Rivera – Concrete Finisher; Spillways/Stilling Basin

Edwin (Eddie) Rivera is a Concrete Finisher working at the Spillways/Stilling Basin.  He currently lives in Spruce Grove, Alberta.  Eddie has worked with concrete for his whole life, initially...
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February 7, 2023

An International Award!

For the second year in a row, along with SJA Promo and Home Hardware, AFDE was a lead sponsor for the FSJ Firefighters’ Charitable Society Advent Calendars. The calendars sold out, leading to a net...
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