January 8, 2014
VIDEO: Journal of Commerce Update for the week of January 13th, 2014
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 13th, 2014.
Imperial Oil is looking to build a $7 billion oilsands facility near Fort McMurray. The energy giant has filed an application with the Alberta Energy Regulator to develop Aspen, a steam-assisted gravity drainage project to the south of its existing Kearl project.
Richard Gilbert has a story about optimism in the open shop contractor community going into 2014. Several contractors also pointed to growth and labour shorting driving up wages as an upcoming challenge for the industry.
We also have a story about base jumpers parachuting from a 35-storey condominium in Edmonton, Alberta.
Daily Commercial News staff writer Kelly Lapointe looks at industry reaction to the introduction of the Building Canada Plan, and Stephen Bauld has a column about dealing with damages.
This week’s feature video covers the annual Bentall memorial, which marked the workplace death of four construction workers in 1981.
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- Prentice to mediate First Nations agreements
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- More video surveillance used on construction sites
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- Skilled labour needs changing in Saskatchewan
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