December 31, 2012
VIDEO: Journal of Commerce Update for the week of January 7th, 2013
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 January 7th, 2013.
Staff writer Richard Gilbert has a story about the United Steelworkers Union challenging the ownership claims of Huiyong Holdings, a company that is importing temporary foreign workers (TFWs) from China. The report questions whether the company has ties to the Chinese government.
Correspondent Carol Christian has a story about construction crews working in extremely cold temperatures in Fort McMurray, and Peter Kenter has a story about the role of aboriginal government in P3 projects.
Columnist Stephen Bauld explains how to use defensive tactics to avoid big-rigging, and make sure to watch our latest feature video about the Evergreen Line, one of the biggest projects in the Lower Mainland in 2013.
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|TODAY’S TOP CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS|
These projects have been selected from 515 projects with a total value of $3,642,725,048 that Reed Construction Data Building Reports reported on Friday.
$500,000,000 Delta BC Prebid
$500,000,000 Tumbler Ridge BC Negotiated
$122,700,000 High Prairie AB Negotiated
- Construction Site Arson
- VIDEO: Journal of Commerce Update for the week of May 27th, 2013
- Commercial Construction
- Ruling vindicates company that hired Chinese workers
- Acetylene torch explosion causes significant damage
- Investigation continues in deliberate Vancouver duplex fire
- Ancient First Nations site damaged during BC Hydro work
- On Target
- Global engineering guidelines taking shape
- Fit to Work program being developed
- Dire prediction
- Canada and Ireland sign recognition agreement
- Ex-Canadian military bases can be transformed
- Shop and Sleep
- Martin remembered for infectious laugh and mentorship
- Staffing levels and safety drive Ontario elevator worker strike
- Proposed wood-frame use meets opposition
- Provincial MPP supporters of prompt payment legislation excited at prospects
- Concrete airplane in South Dakota takes flight
- Opposition tackle Harper government on lack of youth employment
|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)