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Occupational Health and Safety
May 27, 2013
The B.C. Road Builders Association is working with the B.C. Construction Safety Alliance to develop worker wellness Fit to Work programs and best practices.
May 6, 2013
The union representing Alberta prison guards has reached an agreement with the provincial government, after launching a wildcat strike over design flaws and safety concerns at the newly constructed Edmonton Remand Centre (ERC).
May 6, 2013
Across B.C., Canada, and North America, workplaces will be marking North American Occupational Safety & Health (NAOSH) Week, May 5-11, with events, competitions, and public awareness campaigns.
May 6, 2013
Manitoba has a new five-year strategic plan to prevent workplace injury and illness that includes doubling the funding for prevention services.
May 1, 2013
Prison guard union found in contempt of court after striking over design flaws at Edmonton Remand Centre
The union representing Alberta prison guards has been found in contempt of court and ordered to return to work, after launching a wild cat strike over design flaws and safety concerns at the newly constructed Edmonton Remand Centre.
May 1, 2013
The construction industry in Alberta and B.C. accounted for the highest number of work related deaths last year, as a number of ceremonies were held across Canada to recognize and mourn workers, who died on the job.
April 10, 2013
For a long time now, within the construction industry, near-misses are thought of as precursors to accidents.
March 25, 2013
It typically happens every day in B.C. A busy construction worker lifts materials that are a little heavier than expected and feels a "pop" in his back.
March 11, 2013
Construction firms accounted for the largest share of penalties handed out by WorkSafeBC in 2012 for workplace safety violations.
February 27, 2013
Are you as Safe as you Think is the theme of this year's (NAOSH) Week and is supposed to make companies and workers that may have fallen into that pattern of safety complacency think about their health and safety in a new way.
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These projects have been selected from 443 projects with a total value of $1,866,277,015 that Reed Construction Data Building Reports reported on Tuesday.
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$50,000,000 Langley, Dist Mun BC Prebid
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- VIDEO: Economic Update May 21, 2013
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|ALEX’S ECONOMICS BLOG|
Reed Construction Data Canada’s Chief Economist Alex Carrick discusses current developments in the North American economic environment with emphasis on the construction industry.
- An Overview of Prices and Sales in the Diverging U.S. and Canadian Housing Markets (April 25, 2013)
- Canada’s Precarious Dependence on the Commodity Price Super-Cycle (April 22, 2013)
- Twenty major upcoming residential and transportation terminal construction projects - April 2013 (April 15, 2013)