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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|TODAY’S TOP CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS|
These projects have been selected from 479 projects with a total value of $1,224,678,004 that Reed Construction Data Building Reports reported on Wednesday.
$80,000,000 Calgary AB CANCELLED/ DEFERRED
$33,500,000 Port Moody BC Prebid
$30,000,000 Calgary AB CANCELLED/ DEFERRED
- Journal of Commerce Preview for the week of April 28th, 2014
- Merit Contractors Association president announces retirement
- Truss Lift
- B.C. government reverses sweet gas deregulation
- CCA looking to engage Aboriginal communities with new taskforce
- Pembina Pipelines building regional headquarters in Alberta
- Biomaterials growing on construction
- Manitoba town is a design showcase
- Saskatchewan wind project moves forward
- Suncor worker death investigated
- Olympic builders return to the job
- VIDEO: Debate still strong as OCOT turns one
- TCIC bid competition a prep for the future, say students
- George Street Glass
- Enbridge pledges jobs with proposed pipeline
- Ontario now off coal
- CEO honours top Ontario engineer firms
- Muskrat Falls project costs going up, reports Nalcor Energy CEO
- Ex government engineer accepted gifts in exchange for contracts
- Alberta health and safety officials investigate death of electrician