B.C. construction industry turns to Ireland to fill jobs: “crisis” looming
The construction of the http://www.ihireconstruction.com evaporation ponds is ahead of schedule with 87% of earthworks completed. The evaporation pond lining program is on schedule. Other notable events are as follows: — Water supply wells have been completed — Camp has been completed and is operational — The construction and fit out of the laboratory has been completed — Erection of the lime plant is more than 50% complete — The engineering design of the lithium carbonate plant has been completed and the lithium carbonate plant is under construction — The final stage of the roadworks is nearing completion — The gas supply and distribution system are 90% complete The project continues to proceed on time and within budget. A total of approximately US$133m has been spent or committed via executed contracts in the construction project to date. To view the photos accompanying this press release, please visit the following link: http://media3.marketwire.com/docs/Olaroz_Construction_Update_14-Oct-2013.pdf. More images are available on our web page under “Gallery”. Please click here for the most recent images: http://www.orocobre.com.au/Gallery_Construction_September.htm.
Building structure completion: Summer 2014. Building skin completion: Spring 2015. Testing/commissioning: Winter 2015-16. An architect’s rendering shows the student commons inside the new School of Music, which is being built at the corner of Clinton and Burlington streets. / LMN Architects More ADVERTISEMENT As the new Hancher Auditorium begins to take shape along the Iowa River, and the new School of Music rises downtown, looks might be deceiving as to which is the more complicated of the two massive University of Iowa projects. Hancher, a $176 million project, is arguably the glitzier of the two fine arts facilities, which are in the early stages of construction on the opposite ends of campus after the flood of 2008 shuttered the complex they once shared. The steel-clad Hanchers curving, futuristic design will stand in contrast to the clean lines and modern architecture of the glassy, $153 million School of Music.
Construction of dual carriageway starts
Contract of the construction was granted through an open tender to a private construction company, while LDA and National Engineering Services of Pakistan (Nespak) would supervise the project costing around Rs1.8 billion. Under the project, the existing 4km road alongside the Samanabad Nullah to Gulshan-i-Ravi would be rehabilitated and widened to 60 feet consisting three lanes from each side. The construction would be completed within six months and help ease traffic flow for over 50,000 vehicles daily besides reducing travelling time from Ferozepur Road to Motorway M2 Babu Sabu Interchange. In the first phase, LDA demolished illegal constructions from the LOS side of the road while it would launch an operation later this month on Multan Road in Poonch House Colony where dozens of illegal houses had been constructed. LDA officials said the anti-encroachments operation would be launched soon and construction would be completed within the stipulated time.
construction industry, about 30,500 jobs were expected to go unfilled by 2012, according to the association’s own statistics. To address some of the problem, the association is organizing and hosting the Western Canada Construction Job Expo Oct. 31 in Belfast and Nov. 2 in Dublin, where it will represent about 30 employers, half of them from B.C., said Fulton. Wanted will be workers in more than 50 construction trades, from bricklayers to framing carpenters, power-line technicians to welders. Even architects and structural engineers are in demand. Two employees of the provincial nominee http://www.ihireconstruction.com program, which allows the B.C.