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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$34,400,000 Airdrie AB Prebid
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- Fort McMurray airport terminal getting ready for take off
- B.C. government forms liquefied natural gas working group
- Kitimat residents vote against Northern Gateway pipeline
- Precast concrete enables net-zero homes
- Learning to dig safely can save lives
- Ex construction boss admits to collusion in government contracts
- P3 Fund launches
- Supreme court won't hear case involving construction mogul
- Minister spurns spat over plant
- VIDEO: Debate still strong as OCOT turns one
- Upset waters over new Ontario diving regulations
- Covering up the Celsius
- Frontier Oilsands Mine joint review panel raises concerns among some First Nations
- Doors open on latest PPP Canada funding
- U.S. builders’ confidence rises but is limited by tight credit and shortages of labour and lots
- Keystone XL opponents carve message
- RFP released to shortlisted teams for Milton hospital expansion