September 13, 2012
Journal of Commerce update for the week of September 17th, 2012
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 September 17th, 2012.
The B.C. government has committed to doubling fines for drivers speeding in construction zones. The B.C. Flaggers Association has applauded the move, but questioned the numerous delays they have faced in the past year attempting to find out which ministry has jurisdiction over the appropriate regulations.
The Federation of Canadian Municipalities has released an infrastructure report card that warns urban infrastructure is “at risk.” Canadian Construction Association president Michael Atkinson calls the report card “a good first step.”
The biggest interchange construction work in British Columbia history is taking place in Coquitlam as the Port Mann Bridge/Highway 1 project nears completion. Fifteen new ramps are being built and traffic patterns will be affected over the coming months.
Make sure to check out our 16-page feature pullout all about Western Canadian infrastructure, and watch our feature video about BC Hydro’s Mount Pleasant Substation, one of the most sustainable and seismically stable structures of its type in North America.
North American Occupational Safety and Health (NAOSH) Week was launched on May 6 in British Columbia with an event held in North Vancouver featuring many different safety organizations, equipment providers and demonstrations of proper safety procedures.
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 May 20th, 2013.
Edmonton has traditionally been dominated by car traffic, but recently efforts have been made to improve the city transit system and, through transit-oriented development, to create neighbourhoods and destinations that are integrated with transit.
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 May 13th, 2013.
The City of Calgary's ambitious Airport Trail Tunnel project is a 620 metre tunnel that will run under the new Calgary International Airport runway and will extend Airport Trail from Barlow Trail to 36 Street N.E.