February 26, 2014
VIDEO: Journal of Commerce Preview for the week of March 3rd, 2014
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 March 3rd, 2014.
Repairs on Vancouver’s Burrard Street Bridge have entered Phase Two. The repair work includes replacement of bearings and expansion joints as well as work on the concrete underside of the bridge and a deck inspection.
Staff writer Richard Gilbert has a story about a consulting engineering firm in Calgary that is designing options for permanent flood protection in neighbourhoods along the Bow and Elbow rivers.
Richard also has a story about the construction of the Onion Lake Thermal Heavy Oil project in Saskatchewan by BlackPearl Resources Inc.
Digital media editor Warren Frey has a story from the Eighth International Open Shop conference held in Maui, Hawaii about keynote speaker Catherine Swift’s talk about the harmful effects of unions, and BC Building Trades executive director Tom Sigurdson has a column about finding skilled workers for upcoming projects in British Columbia.
This week’s feature video is an interview with BC minister of energy and mines Rich Coleman from Buildex Vancouver.
All this and more is available in print and online at www.journalofcommerce.com.
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