December 19, 2012
Journal of Commerce Update for the week of December 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 December 24th, 2012.
The winners of the 10th annual Deputy Minister Contractor of the Year awards have been announced. The awards go to B.C. roadbuilding and road maintenance companies. Amongst this year’s winners was Okanagan Aggregates in the Paving category and Emil Anderson for Contractor of the Year.
Staff writer Richard Gilbert has a story about Japex, a Japanese company looking to invest $1.4 billion in the Alberta oilsands, and correspondent Shannon Moneo looks into the effect of diesel regulations to control emissions as the one-year anniversary of the new rules approaches.
BCCA president and Journal of Commerce editorial advisory board member Manley McLachlan has a column about the skilled worker shortage in British Columbia, and make sure to check out our latest feature video, where we ask industry leaders what they thought was the “big story” of 2012.
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These projects have been selected from 415 projects with a total value of $3,354,507,550 that Reed Construction Data Building Reports reported on Tuesday.
$1,000,000,000 Greater Vancouver RD BC CANCELLED/ DEFERRED
$300,000,000 Greater Vancouver RD BC Prebid
$120,000,000 Burnaby BC CANCELLED/ DEFERRED
- Fort McMurray airport terminal getting ready for take off
- B.C. government forms liquefied natural gas working group
- Kitimat residents vote against Northern Gateway pipeline
- Precast concrete enables net-zero homes
- Learning to dig safely can save lives
- Ex construction boss admits to collusion in government contracts
- P3 Fund launches
- Supreme court won't hear case involving construction mogul
- Minister spurns spat over plant
- Youth get hands-on at Future Building expo
- Taskgroup to work on engaging Aboriginal communities
- World Cup stadium strike comes to an end
- Former Quebec construction boss admits collusion involvement
- Manufacturing labour shortage to get a boost from government
- LEED-approved projects are booming in 2014
- Large wave of project enter Holcim Awards competition
- Former finance minister Jim Flaherty has died
- Siemens Canada awarded first wind turbine order in Saskatchewan