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 321 projects with a total value of $20,605,386,875 that Reed Construction Data Building Reports reported on Friday.
$174,000,000 Lethbridge AB Prebid
$100,000,000 Victoria BC Prebid
$79,000,000 Richmond BC Negotiated
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- Building the One
- New design-build contracts released
- Sales tax transition has been a mixed bag for industry
- Taseko files for judicial review of gold mine assessment
- Contract uncertainty and price escalation
- Edmonton college expansion moves ahead
- Council of Construction Associations names Dave Baspaly as new president
- $100 million added to Calgary's capital budget
- Massive investment will complete Kitimat smelter project
- Manitoba invests $45 million
- Corruption charge in probe of SNC-Lavalin
- P3s can support Canadian resource development
- Parking culture shift can influence transit use and development, says expert panel
- What will it take to improve infrastructure?
- NRC unveils four new research programs
- Water-treatment plant planned for Manitoba’s CentrePort area
- RCMP make another arrest in connection with its SNC-Lavalin probe
- United States green construction arms race heats up
- Nova Scotia to ban importation of waste water from shale gas fracking