January 6, 2013
VIDEO: The Evergreen Line in 2013
The Evergreen Line, which will connect the cities of Port Moody and Coquitlam to the existing SkyTrain system spanning the Lower Mainland, has made steady progress as it ramps up to full construction in 2013.
The initial completion times of 2014 and 2015 slipped as questions arose between the various municipalities and other levels of government as to how the project would be funded. Those questions were resolved once the Mayor’s Council on Regional Transportation voted to raise a regional gas tax to fund the project.
Pre-construction of the Evergreen Line started last year with the installation of power lines and preparation of railroad tracks for eventual relocation. More power lines will be installed early this year.
The project is projected to be complete by 2016.
Skills Competences Canada held its 2013 Skills Canada National Competition at BC Place in downtown Vancouver from June 5th to June 8th.
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 June 17th, 2013.
The Vancouver Regional Construction Association held its annual Construction Learning Forum in Whistler, B.C. from May 31 to June 1st. The event featured many educational panels including a very informative session on substance abuse in the construction industry.
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 June 10th, 2013.
The BC chapter of the Canadian Institute of Steel Construction held the2013 BC Steel Design Awards of Excellence on May 23 at the Fairmont Waterfront Hotel in downtown Vancouver.