December 29, 2012
VIDEO: What's the "Big Story" for 2013?
To mark the beginning of 2013, the Journal of Commerce asked several construction leaders in the Lower Mainland what they thought the most significant issue would be for the industry in the coming year.
VRCA president Keith Sashaw noted that his membership is already commenting on increasing skill shortages, and said that he thinks a tightening labour pool will continue to be a pressing issue throughout the year.
AIBC executive director Michael Ernest said it will be important in the new year to move away from low-bid selection and for industry and government to consider alternative delivery systems.
ICBA president Philip Hochstein said the upcoming provincial election in British Columbia will be the deciding story of the new year, and would have far reaching effects on the construction industry and the BC economy.
North American Occupational Safety and Health (NAOSH) Week was launched on May 6 in British Columbia with an event held in North Vancouver featuring many different safety organizations, equipment providers and demonstrations of proper safety procedures.
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 May 20th, 2013.
Edmonton has traditionally been dominated by car traffic, but recently efforts have been made to improve the city transit system and, through transit-oriented development, to create neighbourhoods and destinations that are integrated with transit.
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 May 13th, 2013.
The City of Calgary's ambitious Airport Trail Tunnel project is a 620 metre tunnel that will run under the new Calgary International Airport runway and will extend Airport Trail from Barlow Trail to 36 Street N.E.