September 18, 2013
VIDEO: Journal of Commerce Update for the week of September 23rd, 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 September 23rd, 2013.
The city of Calgary is developing a resiliency plan to mitigate future flood risks. Simple measures were taken during the flood, but the city decided a more systematic approach was needed. The next step, once the resiliency plan is complete, is to develop a delivery plan involving preliminary design work.
Staff writer Richard Gilbert has a story about the Port Metro Vancouver Expansion Project, which involvs a unique partnership with the Tsawwassen First Nation to build an inspection facility for marine containers.
Stephen Bauld has a column about tender calls and the addendum process, and DCN staff writer Kelly Lapointe has an article about the recent International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers meeting in Banff, Alberta.
Be sure to check out this week’s feature video from the recent AWMAC BC awards.
All this and more is available in print and online at www.journalofcommerce.com.
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