October 17, 2012
VIDEO: Journal of Commerce update for the week of October 22nd, 2012
In this week's Journal of Commerce update we bring you coverage from the Vancouver Regional Construction Association Awards of Excellence 2012. We have a photo gallery online and we'll have a feature video from the event next week.
A B.C. court has rejected an attempt by the B.C. Liberals to restrict political advertising ahead of the 2013 election. Both Tom Sigurdson of the B.C. Building Trades Council and Philip Hochstein of the Independent Construction and Businesses Association offered their diverse takes on the court’s decision and what it means in the coming year.
A new skylight at the Vancouver Maritime Museum presented quite a challenge for contractors, not the least of which was working around St. Roch, the historic RCMP schooner.
Guest columnist Werner Hofstatter also has an article about the dawn of the era of the wooden skyscraper.
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|TODAY’S TOP CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS|
These projects have been selected from 515 projects with a total value of $3,642,725,048 that Reed Construction Data Building Reports reported on Friday.
$500,000,000 Delta BC Prebid
$500,000,000 Tumbler Ridge BC Negotiated
$122,700,000 High Prairie AB Negotiated
- Construction Site Arson
- VIDEO: Journal of Commerce Update for the week of May 27th, 2013
- Commercial Construction
- Ruling vindicates company that hired Chinese workers
- Acetylene torch explosion causes significant damage
- Investigation continues in deliberate Vancouver duplex fire
- Ancient First Nations site damaged during BC Hydro work
- On Target
- Global engineering guidelines taking shape
- Fit to Work program being developed
- Dire prediction
- Canada and Ireland sign recognition agreement
- Ex-Canadian military bases can be transformed
- Shop and Sleep
- Martin remembered for infectious laugh and mentorship
- Staffing levels and safety drive Ontario elevator worker strike
- Proposed wood-frame use meets opposition
- Provincial MPP supporters of prompt payment legislation excited at prospects
- Concrete airplane in South Dakota takes flight
- Opposition tackle Harper government on lack of youth employment
|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)