September 19, 2012
Video: Journal of Commerce Update for the week of September 24th, 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 24th, 2012.
The Sears Building in downtown Vancouver is getting an extreme makeover. The windowless exterior of the building will be removed and the shell will be clad with glass. U.S. retail giant Nordstrom is the anchor tenant, and is slated to open to the public by 2015.
The British Columbia Construction Association is rolling out a new program to link potential employers and skilled foreign workers. The Foreign Skilled Workers BC program was created in March 2012 and now features a web site where both employers and potential employees can connect online and in person.
Stephen Bauld has a new column about full-life costs and best value in procurement, and make sure to check out our Occupational Health and Safety feature out on Wednesday, September 26th.
Our feature video this week spotlights the Architectural Woodwork Manufacturer’s Association of Canada Awards of Excellence, held last week in Vancouver.
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|TODAY’S TOP CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS|
These projects have been selected from 470 projects with a total value of $6,376,918,947 that Reed Construction Data Building Reports reported on Wednesday.
$100,000,000 Provost AB Prebid
$44,300,000 Red Deer AB Prebid
$34,000,000 Langley, Dist Mun BC Negotiated
- Construction Site Arson
- VIDEO: Journal of Commerce Update for the week of May 27th, 2013
- Historic church renovation reaches new heights
- Hiring of foreign workers for hospital project outrages union
- Acetylene torch explosion causes significant damage
- Festival of Architecture hits Halifax
- Winnipeg Southwest Transitway wins award
- Vendor performance is key measurement
- NDP leader spoke to police about corruption
- Big contract down under for ATCO Structures
- RFQ issued for Kamloops hospital project
- VIDEO: Economic Update May 21, 2013
- Prompt payment bill headed to committee
- Final Phase
- A return to core values a must for banks: Carney
- OHMPA on the road with informative seminars
- Local 675 strike ends after new agreement ratified
- NDP says it will support Liberal budget, averting spring election
- Measure of U.S. economy’s future health rises 0.6 per cent in April after March dip
- Terratec awarded Brighton, Ont. Lagoon Clean-Out Project contract
- Fundraising campaign to reach target for new Shriners Hospital for Children
- George Brown College building named after Tridel CEO
|ALEX’S ECONOMICS BLOG|
Reed Construction Data Canada’s Chief Economist Alex Carrick discusses current developments in the North American economic environment with emphasis on the construction industry.
- An Overview of Prices and Sales in the Diverging U.S. and Canadian Housing Markets (April 25, 2013)
- Canada’s Precarious Dependence on the Commodity Price Super-Cycle (April 22, 2013)
- Twenty major upcoming residential and transportation terminal construction projects - April 2013 (April 15, 2013)