October 28, 2013
Journal of Commerce Update for the week of November 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 November 4th, 2013.
The Alberta government is introducing legislation to limit floodway development. The Flood Recovery and Reconstruction Act was introduced to the Alberta legislature on October 28 and would stop further development in floodways, lessen damage in flood prone areas and inform homeowners if a property in a hazardous zone is eligible for future assistance.
Staff writer Richard Gilbert has a story about the RCMP confirming that they received a call prior to a man hitting a construction truck on Highway 1 in Langley, BC. Members of the BC Flagging Association are demanding more information.
Correspondent Peter Kenter has a profile of Valard Powerline Contractor, a construction company specializing in utility installations in extreme conditions.
Stephen Bauld has a column about assessment criteria and capital projects, and make sure to check out our Buildex Calgary feature, out on Monday, November 4th.
Also, check out this week’s feature video with Stan Bowman of the American Institute of Architects and Michael Ernest of the Architectural Institute of British Columbia about the recent Sea Change 2013 conference, held in Vancouver.
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These projects have been selected from 387 projects with a total value of $7,314,102,807 that Reed Construction Data Building Reports reported on Wednesday.
$4,200,000,000 Kitimat BC Negotiated
$700,000,000 Redwater AB Prebid
$422,000,000 Vancouver BC CANCELLED/ DEFERRED
- Journal of Commerce Update for the week of December 16th, 2013
- New Westminster Development
- Natural gas generating facilities planned
- Refinery costs jump by $2.8 billion
- Employers must be aware of liability at holiday office parties
- New charges needed for infrastructure
- Skills Training at BCIT
- Auditor generals weigh in on value of P3s
- Low lead requirements kicking in next year
- Mental heath and workplace psychology must be addressed
- Edmonton International Airport mall takes shape
- University of Winnipeg building an apartment complex
- VIDEO: Construct Canada 2013 CEO Power Breakfast
- LEED Platinum should be for top-tier projects: panel
- Lakeview HLPS Project
- Contractors need to carefully plan for projects, recommends lawyer panel
- Montreal rail junction realignment completed in tight window
- Toronto housing not cooling off, says BMO
- OCOT review panel objections still open until tomorrow
- Canadian hiring expected to remain stable: survey