February 19, 2014
Journal of Commerce Preview for the week of February 24th, 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 24th, 2014.
The next generation of LEED will officially launch in June. LEED Version 4 will, according to the Canadian Greed Building Council, take LEED “to the next level.”
Staff writer Richard Gilbert has a story about reaction to the recently released BC budget, which is balanced but also cuts back on capital spending.
Richard also has a story about a new labour market forecast from Buildforce Canada, which predicts labour mobility will be necessary to address increasing skill shortages.
A wooly mammoth tusk was discovered at a construction site in Seattle, Washington. Workers came upon the tusk while working on an apartment complex in the Cascade area.
Line Contractors Association CEO Jeff Skosnik has a column about skilled workforce development in B.C., and this week’s feature video is an interview with Kinder Morgan president Ian Anderson about upcoming projects in British Columbia.
All this and more is available in print and online at www.journalofcommerce.com
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- Journal of Commerce Preview for the week of April 21st, 2014
- 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
- P3s gaining acceptance according to survey
- Office Job
- Wilson Station Stop
- MCAC and CIPH take Parliament Hill
- Construction progresses on Eglinton Crosstown LRT
- RFP issued for Highway 407 East
- Ontario announces May 1 budget date
- Arup to design wellhead platform concrete gravity structure for White Rose Extension Project