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.
|MOST POPULAR STORIES|
|TODAY’S TOP CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS|
These projects have been selected from 443 projects with a total value of $1,866,277,015 that Reed Construction Data Building Reports reported on Tuesday.
$120,000,000 Langley, Dist Mun BC CANCELLED/ DEFERRED
$60,000,000 Vancouver BC Prebid
$50,000,000 Langley, Dist Mun BC Prebid
- Construction Site Arson
- Historic church renovation reaches new heights
- Hiring of foreign workers for hospital project outrages union
- Festival of Architecture hits Halifax
- Winnipeg Southwest Transitway wins award
- Vendor performance is key measurement
- NDP leader spoke to police about corruption
- Big contract down under for ATCO Structures
- RFQ issued for Kamloops hospital project
- VIDEO: Economic Update May 21, 2013
- VIDEO: Competing in the trades
- New ETFO headquarters a benchmark design
- Viana steps up to rebuild burnt down playground
- Random drug testing about site safety, says expert
- Trying to define the “lowest price”
- High job vacancy rates for small business
- Minto to assist in zero energy housing project
|ALEX’S ECONOMICS BLOG|
Reed Construction Data Canada’s Chief Economist Alex Carrick discusses current developments in the North American economic environment with emphasis on the construction industry.
- An Overview of Prices and Sales in the Diverging U.S. and Canadian Housing Markets (April 25, 2013)
- Canada’s Precarious Dependence on the Commodity Price Super-Cycle (April 22, 2013)
- Twenty major upcoming residential and transportation terminal construction projects - April 2013 (April 15, 2013)