December 31, 2012
VIDEO: Journal of Commerce Update for the week of January 7th, 2013
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 January 7th, 2013.
Staff writer Richard Gilbert has a story about the United Steelworkers Union challenging the ownership claims of Huiyong Holdings, a company that is importing temporary foreign workers (TFWs) from China. The report questions whether the company has ties to the Chinese government.
Correspondent Carol Christian has a story about construction crews working in extremely cold temperatures in Fort McMurray, and Peter Kenter has a story about the role of aboriginal government in P3 projects.
Columnist Stephen Bauld explains how to use defensive tactics to avoid big-rigging, and make sure to watch our latest feature video about the Evergreen Line, one of the biggest projects in the Lower Mainland in 2013.
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$100,000,000 Greater Vancouver RD BC Prebid
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$15,000,000 Abbotsford BC Prebid
- 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
- Youth get hands-on at Future Building expo
- Taskgroup to work on engaging Aboriginal communities
- World Cup stadium strike comes to an end
- Former Quebec construction boss admits collusion involvement
- Manufacturing labour shortage to get a boost from government
- LEED-approved projects are booming in 2014
- Large wave of project enter Holcim Awards competition
- Former finance minister Jim Flaherty has died
- Siemens Canada awarded first wind turbine order in Saskatchewan