August 9, 2012
VIDEO: Journal of Commerce weekly update for August 13th, 2012
This week's Journal of Commerce covers Scan-Link Technologies, a new system designed to let heavy equipment operators know when workers are behind their vehicle. The system has been adopted in Fort McMurray and Edmonton, and the City of Vancouver is also considering adoption of the technology.
The 75-year-old Pattullo Bridge in Metro Vancouver will be repaved and revamped the weekend of August 17 to August 20. The bridge will be closed to traffic as workers conduct repairs and address safety concerns.
Peter Kenter has a story about mobile caterers, the unsung heroes of the construction industry, and columnist Stephen Bauld looks into ways to improve the contracting process.
Also, make sure to check out the latest JOC feature video on Monday, where we look at some of the winners of the 2012 VRCA Silver Awards of Excellence.
Skills Competences Canada held its 2013 Skills Canada National Competition at BC Place in downtown Vancouver from June 5th to June 8th.
Reed Construction Data's chief economist, Alex Carrick, updates the status of Canada's exports industry, breaking it down by the country's regions.
In this week's update, we look at some of the stories we'll be covering in the Journal of Commerce for the week of June 17th, 2013.
The Vancouver Regional Construction Association held its annual Construction Learning Forum in Whistler, B.C. from May 31 to June 1st. The event featured many educational panels including a very informative session on substance abuse in the construction industry.
This year’s Canstruction Toronto event saw 18 teams of designers, engineers and architects build larger than life sculptures made out of cans. Designs ranged from the winning “Two Cans“ depicting two toucans to Humpty Dumpty sitting on a wall.
In this week's update, we look at some of the stories we'll be covering in the Journal of Commerce for the week of June 10th, 2013.
The BC chapter of the Canadian Institute of Steel Construction held the2013 BC Steel Design Awards of Excellence on May 23 at the Fairmont Waterfront Hotel in downtown Vancouver.
In this week's update, we look at some of the stories we'll be covering in the Journal of Commerce for the week of June 3rd, 2013.
Founded in 1947, ATCO Structures and Logistics has long supplied both Albertan and international customers with modular buildings for use on worksites and other locations.