February 27, 2013
VIDEO: Journal of Commerce Update for the week of March 4th, 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 March 4th, 2013.
Despite the cancellation of two carbon capture and storage projects in the last year, the government of Alberta is moving forward with the initiative. Staff writer Richard Gilbert looks at the government’s continued efforts to build the backbone of the world’s largest CCS project with the help of two Calgary firms.
Kelly Lapointe profiles outgoing Canadian Construction Association chair John Schubert leading up to the CCA’s annual conference next week in La Malbaie, Quebec.
Jean Sorensen has an article about the rediscovery of concrete thermal mass to reduce carbon emissions from heating and cooling, and our feature video this week is from the Independent Contractors and Businesses Association CEO breakfast at Buildex Vancouver, with economist Michael Campbell and ICBA president Philip Hochstein.
Also make sure to check out our Site Services feature in our March 4th issue.
|MOST POPULAR STORIES|
|TODAY’S TOP CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS|
These projects have been selected from 457 projects with a total value of $2,805,994,117 that Reed Construction Data Building Reports reported on Monday.
$1,000,000,000 Fort McKay 174 AB Prebid
$100,000,000 Greater Vancouver RD BC Prebid
$100,000,000 Wood Buffalo AB Prebid
- Journal of Commerce Update for the week of June 17th, 2013
- ERCB investigates Zama City, Alta pipeline spill
- Industrial headquarters opens in Nisku, Alta.
- Public protection site safety plan required with permit application
- Sprinkler fitters reach agreement after strike
- Understanding authority levels
- Federal project apprentices discussed
- Pushing for accountability in safety
- Acquisition targets LNG
- Builders stack cans to topple hunger
- MTO unveils new methods for road work
- Price combined with criteria, wins bids
- Water protection needed for building envelope
- Students strut their best at Skills Canada
- OTA keeps on trucking for road funding
- Dessau CEO Jean Pierre Sauriol quits in wake of corruption scandal
|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)