December 11, 2013
Journal of Commerce Update for the week of December 16th, 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 December 16th, 2013.
Richard Gilbert has a story about how Shell Canada is expanding an oilsands project near Fort McMurray but local First Nations disagree with the environmental assessment process.
The federal government says expansion of the Jackpine Mine will cause “adverse environmental circumstances” but in this case these effects are justified. The Athabasca Chipewan say they are frustrated with the actions of the government.
Correspondent Shannon Moneo has a story about a project involving both Alberta employers and trade unions that links wage increases to the price of oil.
Daily Commercial News staff writer Patricia Williams has an article about a Building Information Modeling guide drawing on American and Canadian expertise.
This week’s feature video goes to the British Columbia Institute of Technology’s welding department, which has just undergone a $2.7 million upgrade to its HVAC and ventilation systems.
|MOST POPULAR STORIES|
|TODAY’S TOP CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS|
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
- Photo Gallery: 2014 ACEC BC Awards of Excellence winners
- Journal of Commerce Preview for the week of April 21st, 2014
- 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