January 29, 2014
Journal of Commerce Preview for the week of February 3rd, 2014
In this week's preview, we look at some of the stories we'll be covering in the Journal of Commerce for the week of February 3rd, 2014.
Three firms are in the running to build a fibre link for the Northwest Territories. Atco Electric Ltd., Northern Lights Fibre and Plenary Group Canada Ltd were all shortlisted by the government of the Northwest Territories for the project, which involves installing 1,115 kilometres of fibre optic cable from checkpoint junction to the southern Northwest Territories.
Staff writer Richard Gilbert has a story about the BC engineering sector’s performance in 2014 and beyond mirroring the province’s own economic growth as major projects come online.
Richard also has a story about an Edmonton construction company which was fined $275,000 after a worker sustained fatal crush injuries on a work site in November 2010.
DCN multimedia staff writer Andre Widjaja has a story about the impact of Alberta oilsands on the Ontario economy, and Stephen Bauld has a column on different methods of spending municipal funds on capital projects.
This week’s feature video is an interview with Professor Leander Bathon, who explained the advantages of wood composite construction at the recent 2014 Wood Innovations Symposium in Vancouver.
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These projects have been selected from 479 projects with a total value of $1,224,678,004 that Reed Construction Data Building Reports reported on Wednesday.
$80,000,000 Calgary AB CANCELLED/ DEFERRED
$33,500,000 Port Moody BC Prebid
$30,000,000 Calgary AB CANCELLED/ DEFERRED
- Journal of Commerce Preview for the week of April 28th, 2014
- Merit Contractors Association president announces retirement
- Truss Lift
- B.C. government reverses sweet gas deregulation
- CCA looking to engage Aboriginal communities with new taskforce
- Pembina Pipelines building regional headquarters in Alberta
- Biomaterials growing on construction
- Manitoba town is a design showcase
- Saskatchewan wind project moves forward
- Suncor worker death investigated
- Olympic builders return to the job
- VIDEO: Debate still strong as OCOT turns one
- TCIC bid competition a prep for the future, say students
- George Street Glass
- Enbridge pledges jobs with proposed pipeline
- Ontario now off coal
- CEO honours top Ontario engineer firms
- Muskrat Falls project costs going up, reports Nalcor Energy CEO
- Ex government engineer accepted gifts in exchange for contracts
- Alberta health and safety officials investigate death of electrician