January 16, 2013
Journal of Commerce Update for the week of January 21st, 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 21st, 2013.
TransCanada has been selected to build a $5 billion pipeline spanning from northeastern B.C. to Prince Rupert. Process Energy selected TransCanada to design, build and operate the proposed gas transmission project, which is scheduled for completion by the end of 2015.
Check out our profile of B.C.’s top wood projects, which were honoured at the 2012 North American Wood Design Awards, and take a look at Kelly Lapointe’s article on the impact of employment insurance reform on the construction industry.
Columnist Paul Emanuelli has an article about how not all math errors are fatal to bid validity.
Make sure to check out this week’s feature video, which showcases the career of Keith Sashaw, the outgoing president of the Vancouver Regional Construction Association.
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These projects have been selected from 371 projects with a total value of $1,936,826,394 that Reed Construction Data Building Reports reported on Thursday.
$122,700,000 High Prairie AB Tenders
$66,000,000 Columbia-Shuswap RD BC Negotiated
$34,400,000 Airdrie AB Prebid
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- Making Metro
- Crumbling roads a key election issue
- Early stages of concrete pump operator certification being developed in B.C.
- Legal battle over temporary foreign workers heats up
- Dive tower pushes formwork forward
- Understanding municipal strategy
- Calgary firm fined $35,000 for workplace injury
- B.C. labour minister calls for WorkSafeBC reforms
- B.C. prison proceeding
- Debate swirls over OCOT’s merit on its anniversary
- WaterGarden Worker
- Ontario to invest in cycling infrastructure
- U.S. construction labour concerns
- Compulsory certification in carpentry a “job killer”, says Kenney
- CaGBC to provide free LEED registration and certification for commercial projects in disaster-hit cities
- Economic cost of weather catastrophes is under appreciated: report
- Scotiabank sees slow growth in housing