November 7, 2012
VIDEO: Journal of Commerce Update for the week of November 12th, 2012
In this week's update, we look at some of the stories we'll be covering in the Journal of Commerce for the week of November 12th, 2012.
Saskatchewan’s open-shop contractors and the Saskatchewan Building Trades Council are clashing over proposed labour legislation. Merit Saskatchewan says the construction industry is unique and should be exempt from current labour regulations, but the Building Trades Council says suggested changes to legislation are a “low road to growth.”
Richard Gilbert has a story about a $3 billion pipeline to transport crude oil and diluent between Fort McMurray and Edmonton. The pipeline will be built by TransCanada and Phoenix Energy Holdings Ltd., a subsidiary of state-owned Chinese firm PetroChina.
Correspondent Patricia Williams has an article about West Coast projects that have won 2012 Consulting Engineering Awards, and this week the Journal of Commerce is also featuring The Leaders 2012, our annual profile of Canada’s top general contractors.
Also, don’t miss our weekly feature about the CIPHEX plumbing and HVAC conference that was recently held in Vancouver.
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These projects have been selected from 317 projects with a total value of $3,172,408,121 that Reed Construction Data Building Reports reported on Wednesday.
$1,000,000,000 Calgary AB Prebid
$200,000,000 Wood Buffalo AB Prebid
$140,000,000 Division No 10 AB Prebid
- Winnipeg police station $70 million over budget so far
- Support growing for Northern Gateway pipeline
- Two paths for energy efficiency in updated B.C. Building Code
- Sid Returns!
- Construction efficiency is a growing concern
- Mentors can help with brain drain
- New technology driving construction over past 25 years
- Calgary companies face fines for botched highrise generator installation
- Kiewit Flatiron wins 2013 Deputy Minister's Contractor of the Year award
- Toronto condo market meeting demand: expert
- Diggin’ Up Dufferin
- Go slow or go home when it comes to renewable energy
- Peter Street Pillars
- Major design revisions included in newly published ASHRAE standard
- Federal public sector unions join forces and pool resources to fight Bill C-4
- Newfoundland will borrow $5 billion for Muskrat Falls project
- Province releases first integrated health and safety strategy