October 3, 2012
VIDEO: Journal of Commerce Update for the week of October 8th, 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 October 8th, 2012.
A billion dollar mine in B.C. has entered the public input stage. Taseko Mines Limited has submitted its environmental impact statement for a mine in the Cariboo-Chilcotin region, but is running into opposition from aboriginal groups who say hearing procedures do not respect their culture.
A recent promise from B.C. premier Christy Clark to replace the aging Massey Tunnel has the support of Port Metro Vancouver. Planning for the new tunnel is slated to begin soon.
SNC-Lavalin has been named as the preferred proponent for the Evergreen Line rapid transit project connecting Burnaby, Coquitlam and Port Moody, B.C. Look for a story from staff writer Richard Gilbert next week.
Columnist Korky Koroluk has an article about designing buildings to withstand heavy winds, and make sure to check out our feature video about the ground breaking at the Red Truck Brewery in East Vancouver where a truck replaced shovels for the opening ceremony.
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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
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- Hiring of foreign workers for hospital project outrages union
- Festival of Architecture hits Halifax
- Acetylene torch explosion causes significant damage
- 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
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- Future tradespeople put to the test
- Ontario raiding season closes with a thud
- Bird flags challenges in Canadian construction
- Ontario commits to Hwy. 427 expansion
- GO Transit to build new maintenance facility in East Gwillimbury
- Ancient First Nations site damaged during work by BC Hydro
- Federal NDP leader speaks to police 'to help' with Quebec corruption probe
|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.
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- Canada’s Precarious Dependence on the Commodity Price Super-Cycle (April 22, 2013)
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