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Industry News
Lauren Services: 100 per cent Canadian ownership

  The senior leadership team at Lauren Services has re-affirmed its 100 per cent Canadian independent ownership position in light of recent news that Lauren Engineers & Constructors Inc. (LEC) filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy proceedings in the U.S.   “I want to reassure our stakeholders that the LEC situation does not involve any joint […]

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Designing your work and life with purpose

Sometimes inspiration comes when you least expect it. For Christina Clark, the inspiration to switch majors partway through college came while she was on a drive with her father who happened to be a designer. “One day I was driving along with my dad and he was like well, what are you going to do […]

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Lauren earns Qualified Supplier status with BCOGC

Lauren Services is pleased to announce that we have been selected for BC Oil and Gas Commission’s List of Qualified Suppliers for Site Study Reviews and LNG Facility Permit Submission Design Reviews in partnership with Westmar Advisors Inc. “We’re proud to have our quality people and their depth of experience recognized through this process to […]

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How do you know where you're going if you don't have a map?

They say if you follow your passion, you’ll never work a day in your life. For Robin Glatley, following a lifelong passion for maps and geography has led to a fulfilling career in a highly specialized field. “If you ask either of my parents, I was obsessed with maps as a kid,” says Glatley, GIS […]

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The right place, the right time.

Sometimes the right places just find you. Sarschin Govender admits he took a big leap of faith a few years ago when he moved from South Africa to Canada in search of new adventures. He had no idea at the time exactly where he would end up. “Basically, I just packed two suitcases and headed […]

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Integrity and the pursuit of excellence.

Since the day he decided to leave the security of a larger corporation to venture out on his own, the core values of integrity and respect have successfully steered Rod Phipps through many ups and downs in his pursuit of excellence. Managing Partner at Lauren Services, Phipps says he listened to his entrepreneurial spirit after […]

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Solving problems through diverse perspectives.

Janna Gillick appreciates the value of diverse perspectives when it comes to solving problems. As a senior project manager who has worked in many different environments, she says diverse backgrounds and experiences among team members can help identify opportunities in completely new and different ways. “The way you solve problems is to look at it […]

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The power of team communications.

Dustin Edgren is optimistic about the growth and diversification plans that are gaining traction at Lauren Services, but it didn’t happen overnight. The key to pushing forward through major shifts in the market, economic turbulence and a global pandemic? Building a passionate team aligned to the same values and purpose. “Communications is number one,” says […]