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July 21, 2014

Nunavut deep sea port seen as important to Arctic

Nunavut, Iqaluit, a territorial capital in a G7 nation, is an Arctic boomtown perched on the northern shores of Frobisher Bay - but the Nunavut town's waterfront has scarcely changed since English explorer Martin Frobisher sailed into the inlet in 1576.

July 16, 2014

Calgary Pedestrian Overpass

PCL Construction Management Inc. is the prime contractor for a new pedestrian bridge taking shape over the Shaganappi Trail north of Crowchild Trail in Calgary, Alta.

July 16, 2014

Irish construction workers still helping to build Canada

Irish construction workers have been helping to build Canada for many years.

July 16, 2014

Armed forces help out with flood mitigation in Manitoba

Major Mike Lagace has seen this movie before. The Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) spokesperson and his Immediate Reaction Unit troops were called upon three years ago to fight rapidly rising floodwaters along the Assiniboine and other rivers flowing from the west into Manitoba.

July 14, 2014

Vancouver Island Highway Work

Crews from Dawson Construction Ltd. are hard at work on improvements to the Malahat, the main transportation corridor on Vancouver Island.

July 14, 2014

Report finds usual approach to water and water management will not work

The water and wastewater infrastructure deficit across Canada is pushing past $88 billion dollars and relying on business as usual practices guarantees a crisis, a report from the Blue Economy Initiative (BEI) reveals.

July 14, 2014

Young professional groups are gaining momentum

To build bridges within their industries, junior members of construction and engineering companies are joining distinct groups that provide networking, education and even volunteering opportunities.

July 9, 2014

Can solar roadways lead somewhere?

When I wrote about solar roadways just a few weeks ago, the start-up from a little town in Idaho was in the midst of raising money on Indiegogo, a crowdfunding website.

July 9, 2014

Calgary Stampede flood recovery work celebrated

The fact that organizers managed to pull off the 2013 instalment of the Calgary Stampede is cited as one of the massive achievements of Alberta's recovery from last year's flooding.

July 9, 2014

Online tool aims to connect LNG to B.C. businesses

Pre-registration has opened for LNG-Buy BC, an online tool officials hope will help bridge the gap between LNG proponents and local B.C. businesses as the industry grows.

July 9, 2014

Journal of Commerce Preview for the week of July 14th, 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 July 14th, 2014.

July 7, 2014

Lakes District Maintenance has an office with a view

A crew with Lakes District Maintenance Ltd. perform some routine highway maintenance on the scenic Yellowhead Highway just outside Mount Robson Park in Northern British Columbia.

July 2, 2014

Southwest portion of Calgary ring road plans unveiled

Provincial officials have revealed images of southwest and west Calgary ring roads, which could be open for tender in 2015, and potentially open to traffic as early as 2021.

July 2, 2014

Dismantling Port Mann Bridge is a delicate operation

An iconic piece of Lower Mainland history is being dismantled piece by piece above the Fraser River where just 50 years earlier, crews were busy putting it together.

June 30, 2014

Closer look at Northern Gateway pipeline construction

While Enbridge's $7 billion Northern Gateway pipeline project must overcome many political and bureaucratic challenges before the oil can flow, logistical challenges from its actual construction are also being mulled over.

June 25, 2014

Truss shifts halt Evergreen construction

Construction on the Evergreen Line's elevated guideway has come to a halt pending an investigation into equipment failure at the Coquitlam project.

June 25, 2014

ACEC Canada names Anne Poschmann as new chair

Canada's consulting engineers have a new leader.

June 25, 2014

Union focuses on the high cost of cheaper steel

Some steel industry advocates say unfair competition by foreign companies is wounding Canadian companies and workers.

June 23, 2014

Industry looking forward to Northern Gateway Pipeline challenges

The conditionally approved Northern Gateway Pipeline project may present construction and engineering challenges, but it's a challenge filled with employment opportunities.

June 23, 2014

Ontario Liberal win means stability: industry

Kathleen Wynne and the Liberals’ majority win on June 12 provides a political landscape full of opportunities for key construction industry priorities, say construction leaders.

June 23, 2014

Using robots for bridge work

Problems in getting experienced, qualified welders has forced the builder of the new Tappan Zee bridge, north of New York City, to turn to robotic welders.

June 23, 2014

Remembering the Second Narrows Bridge collapse

Tom Sigurdson, executive director of the B.C. and Yukon Territory Building and Construction Trades Council, lays a wreath during a ceremony marking the 56th Anniversary of the Second Narrows Bridge collapse.

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