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.
In this week's preview, we look at some of the stories we'll be covering in the Journal of Commerce for the week of April 28th, 2014.
The Association of Consulting Engineering Companies of British Columbia celebrated its best and brightest at its Awards of Excellence gala, held on April 12 at the Vancouver Convention Centre.
In this week's preview, we look at some of the stories we'll be covering in the Journal of Commerce for the week of April 21st, 2014.
RDH Building Engineering Limited is running extensive tests on the viability of using insulated concrete forms (ICF) as walls in building structures. While ICF has traditionally been used below grade, it is becoming possible to also use forms for above-grade work.
In this week's preview, we look at some of the stories we'll be covering in the Journal of Commerce for the week of April 14th, 2014.