November 28, 2012
Journal of Commerce Update for the week of December 3rd, 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 December 3rd, 2012.
Surveyors collecting data for the Kitimat LNG pipeline in B.C. have been kicked off of First Nations Land.
The Can-Am Geomatics employees left without incident and the Wet'suwet'en first nation has set up a roadblock to stop all construction activity until further notice.
Two B.C. unions have won access to confidential temporary foreign worker records. On November 26 the unions were given copies of 12 LMOs relating to Chinese nationals working at a mine near tumbler ridge, B.C.
Correspondent Peter Kenter has a profile of bid and destroy, the first TV show about the demolition industry, and JOC editorial advisory board member Grant McMillan has a new column about the benefits of clearance letters.
Also, make sure to check out our latest feature video featuring an interview with Don Schouten of WorkSafeBC from the Bridging The Gap safety conference.
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These projects have been selected from 371 projects with a total value of $1,936,826,394 that Reed Construction Data Building Reports reported on Thursday.
$122,700,000 High Prairie AB Tenders
$66,000,000 Columbia-Shuswap RD BC Negotiated
$34,400,000 Airdrie AB Prebid
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- Crumbling roads a key election issue
- Early stages of concrete pump operator certification being developed in B.C.
- Legal battle over temporary foreign workers heats up
- Dive tower pushes formwork forward
- Understanding municipal strategy
- Calgary firm fined $35,000 for workplace injury
- B.C. labour minister calls for WorkSafeBC reforms
- B.C. prison proceeding
- Debate swirls over OCOT’s merit on its anniversary
- WaterGarden Worker
- Ontario to invest in cycling infrastructure
- U.S. construction labour concerns
- Compulsory certification in carpentry a “job killer”, says Kenney
- CaGBC to provide free LEED registration and certification for commercial projects in disaster-hit cities
- Economic cost of weather catastrophes is under appreciated: report
- Scotiabank sees slow growth in housing