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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$34,400,000 Airdrie AB Prebid
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- Fort McMurray airport terminal getting ready for take off
- B.C. government forms liquefied natural gas working group
- Kitimat residents vote against Northern Gateway pipeline
- Precast concrete enables net-zero homes
- Learning to dig safely can save lives
- Ex construction boss admits to collusion in government contracts
- P3 Fund launches
- Supreme court won't hear case involving construction mogul
- Minister spurns spat over plant
- VIDEO: Debate still strong as OCOT turns one
- Upset waters over new Ontario diving regulations
- Covering up the Celsius
- Frontier Oilsands Mine joint review panel raises concerns among some First Nations
- Doors open on latest PPP Canada funding
- U.S. builders’ confidence rises but is limited by tight credit and shortages of labour and lots
- Keystone XL opponents carve message
- RFP released to shortlisted teams for Milton hospital expansion