MRB Contracting, Hickey Day, The Team

our team | pond hockey

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Saturday, the team from MRB Contracting put down the tools and sharpened their skates for the first annual competition of the MRB cup. Corey and Smitty convened early
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MRB Contracting, Clifton St., architectural homes, beams, mud

Clifton St. | do’s and don’t's

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Don’t: get your boots stuck in the mud. It took Rockett about 5 panicky minutes and a whole heap of shovelling to free up his sinking foot. Do: ask the excavator to
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MRB Contracting

Team Profiles | Bryan Rockett

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What’s your name and job function? My name is Bryan Rockett and I’m a Carpenter Can you talk about your building trade background? My building background bega
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MRB Contracting, demolition, Halifax builders

100th blog post

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Wow! Time flies when you’re busy building dream homes. It’s been one year since we began blogging. And this is our 100th blog post. We’d like to thank e
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MRB Contracting, halifax nova scotia, team photo, contractor, builder

2013 team lineup

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MRB Contracting, dump trailers, housekeeping,

Housekeeping: trailer makeovers

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Even though we’re as busy as usual, we have to take advantage of these warm sunny days to take care of our gear. Our two well-used dump trailers needed some mainten
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MRB Contracting, team, halifax ns

Team Profiles: Angus Erskine

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What’s your name and job function? Angus Erskine, carpenter. Can you talk about your building trade background? I first got an interest in high school shop class. I
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MRB Contracting, team profile, Halifax Nova Scotia, builders, custom homes

Team Profiles: Brian Mitchell

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What’s your name and job function? Brian Mitchell, Carpenter Can you talk about your building trade background? I started my experience in the building industry bui
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MRB Contracting, Halifax Nova Scotia, home builders, project management

Team Profiles: Simon Clements

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What’s your name and job function? Simon Clements – Project manager Can you talk about your building trade background? I have worked various jobs in both resi
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MRB Contracting, Halifax Nova Scotia, team, craftsmanship

Team Profiles: Steevo Moore

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What is your name and job function? My name is Steevo Moore, I am a project foreman at MRB. Can you talk about your building trade background? I have been working in the
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MRB Contracting, Halifax Nova Scotia

Team profiles: Ricardo Salcedo

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What’s your name and job function? Ricardo Salcedo. Carpenter and web guy. Can you talk about your building trade background? Over the years I’ve had a few sh
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MRB Contracting, Halifax NS

Team profiles: Tom Premier

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What’s your name and job function? Tom Premier, Cabinetmaker Can you talk about your building trade background: In 2001 I started an apprenticeship at a custom wood
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MRB Contracting, Halifax Nova Scotia, Lindsay

Team profiles: Lindsay Langille

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What’s your name and job function? Lindsay Langille, Operations Manager Can you talk about your building trade background? I grew up around construction my whole li
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MRB Contracting, team,

Team profiles: Robert Emberley

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What’s your name and job function? Rob Emberley – Carpenter Can you talk about your building trade background? I attended the NSCC for carpentry from 2009 to
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Team profiles: Scott Billard

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What’s your name and job function? Scott Billard, Project Foreman Can you talk about your building trade background? After helping family and friends with odd proje
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MRB Contracting, Halifax Nova Scotia, Adam Smith

Team profiles: Adam Smith

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What’s your name and job function? Adam Smith, Project Foreman Can you talk about your building trade background? I have always built stuff for as long as I can rem
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MRB Contracting, Halifax Nova Scotia, Mike Burns

Team profiles: Mike Burns

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What’s your name and job function? Mike Burns, MRB president, business development, and lead project estimator. Can you talk about your building trade background?
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MRB Contracting, shop dogs, working dogs, halifax

Shop dogs

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Wikipedia definition for a working dog: A working dog is a canine working animal, i.e., a type of dog that is not merely a pet but learns and performs tasks to assist and
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MRB Contracting, Halifax, renovations, VaproShield, Keel Agencies

Yes it’s cold: Thursday’s field notes

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It’s true. Last week was really cold. This week has been warmer and yet it’s still below freezing most days. With insulated coveralls and thermal gear it̵
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MRB Contracting, Halifax, NS

In response to Steve Maxwell’s “When trades are devalued”

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Passion for craftsmanship is not a relic of the past. MRB’s team of young builders is proof of this fact. Last week Steve Maxwell, a widely syndicated home improvem
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