December 17, 2012
Journal of Commerce Update for the week of December 17th, 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 17th, 2012.
The construction industry is reacting favorably to a new federal immigration initiative that targets skilled tradespeople. The proposed $1.1 billion Taseko copper mine near Williams Lake, B.C. has stalled again. A federal review panel has identified numerous deficiencies in the project’s environmental impact statement and wants more information before delivering a ruling.
Check out our profile of the Deh Cho Bridge, the largest infrastructure project ever undertaken in the Northwest Territories. Construction of the bridge was completed in November 2012.
Brian Cochrane of the International Union of Operating Engineers has a column about the ongoing controversy surrounding temporary foreign workers in B.C., and make sure to check out our latest feature video with Ken Flannigan at the Sustainabuild conference in Vancouver.
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These projects have been selected from 368 projects with a total value of $7,826,276,357 that Reed Construction Data Building Reports reported on Monday.
$4,200,000,000 Hardisty AB Prebid
$200,000,000 Vancouver BC Negotiated
$127,000,000 Coquitlam BC Negotiated
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- Manitoba focuses on infrastructure spending in budget
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- Team work and prep are keys to success: Hadfield
- Panama Canal expansion digs deep
- Wood Design Awards
- Outgoing chair reflects on time at the helm of the CCA
- School board asks for traditional procurement
- Site Services in Vancouver
- Looking to improve contract awards
- Environmental verdict riles Taseko
- Prentice to mediate First Nations agreements
- CAWIC funded to create action plan to attract women
- More video surveillance used on construction sites
- Modular workforce housing meets Alberta Building Code standard
- Manitoba outlines infrastructure plan
- BC Hydro posts RFQ for Site C project
- CCA96th: Unlocking Canada's Potential
- VIDEO: LiUNA Local 183 Training Centre introduces new programs
- Break ground beyond Canada, says new CCA chair
- Construction of Haiti’s Ecole Lakay drives forward
- The power of proper project management
- Panama Construction Fact for Today
- Federal government unveils $32.5 million in funding for Quebec ice oval
- Canadian job market “sputters” in February
- Construction and machinery to see increased investment, says StatsCan
- Line 3 pipeline plans for Enbridge