January 15, 2014
Journal of Commerce Preview for the week of January 20th, 2013
In this week's preview, we look at some of the stories we'll be covering in the Journal of Commerce for the week of January 20th, 2014.
Staff writer Richard Gilbert has a story about a recent Economic Outlook meeting held by the BC chapter of the Association of Consulting Engineering Companies. ACEC BC president Keith Sashaw said the engineering community is optimistic about upcoming construction activity in BC in 2014.
Richard also has a story about Valard Construction being selected to install transmission lines for the Christina Lake Area Development Project in northern Alberta. The project is expected to be complete by early 2015.
DCN staff writer Kelly LaPointe gives us the details on the BTY Group’s market intelligence report for the fourth quarter of 2013, which found that Canada is a model of stability for construction projects.
Stephen Bauld has a column about government procurement, and this week’s feature video is an interview with economist Helmut Pastrick about his forecasts for the BC economy and construction industry.
All this and more is available in print and online at www.journalofcommerce.com
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