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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These projects have been selected from 340 projects with a total value of $17,600,387,682 that Reed Construction Data Building Reports reported on Tuesday.
$12,000,000,000 Hardisty AB Prebid
$3,200,000,000 Province of Alberta AB Prebid
$120,000,000 Tsawwassen BC Negotiated
- Vandals cause nearly $250,000 in water damage
- Construction cut back in latest B.C. budget update
- Alberta and Manitoba led the pack for labour productivity
- Feds infrastructure commitment re-affirmed
- Infrastructure impacted by climate change
- West End Residential rises
- Changing procurement impacts felt
- Aurora LNG files export bid
- New Brunswick premier touts pipeline jobs
- Concrete awards recognize Ontario’s best
- New changes will strengthen the culture
- Highway projects completed for 2013
- Lack of established areas driving up home prices
- Auto association pushes for dedicated funding
- New airport construction breaks ground
- U.S. manufacturing sector rising at a quick pace
- Oil projects help to lower deficit