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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|TODAY’S TOP CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS|
These projects have been selected from 309 projects with a total value of $9,233,720,297 that Reed Construction Data Building Reports reported on Wednesday.
$1,600,000,000 Wood Buffalo AB Prebid
$190,000,000 Edmonton AB Prebid
$125,000,000 Central Okanagan RD BC CANCELLED/ DEFERRED
- 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