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Outlook & Prospects for Printing Machine Operators in Edmonton Region
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Compared to other occupations, this is a relatively small occupational group in the Edmonton region with few and infrequent job opportunities.
According to the 2011 National Household Survey, the average age for this occupation in the Edmonton region was 41 years and 12% of workers were 55 years old and older.
Local Labour Market NewsWeek of Nov 03 - Nov 07, 2014
- Haro Developments is planning to increase the size of a condominium project in Fort Saskatchewan after the City Council approved two additional floors for the building
- Transcontinental, a printing and publishing company, is closing its Edmonton printing plant at the end of December 2014, resulting in layoffs for 40 employees
- The Edmonton Police Commission is seeking 400 new positions for the Edmonton Police Service over the 2015 to 2019 period, based primarily on projected population growth and increased calls for service
- The Government of Canada is investing $1M in a research and development project by InLine Dewatering in Edmonton, aimed at reducing water and energy use in bitumen extraction
- C-FER Technologies has opened a $14M research and testing facility in Edmonton designed to service pipeline companies and other energy-sector clients
- Sonic Healthcare, an Australian company, has been selected by Alberta Health Services to provide laboratory services in Edmonton. The initial contract is for $3B over 15 years, with a renewal option.
- Gilead Sciences, a California-based biotech company, is spending $50M to add a second laboratory at its Edmonton facility and to hire 80 new full-time staff
- Telus is rolling out a range of fiber optic services in Drayton Valley by January 2015, for both residential and business customers
- Edmonton Catholic Schools will be spending $3.6M to provide childcare at four Edmonton schools, starting in 2016
- Strathcona County has started construction on the $29M Emerald Hills Aquatic Centre, with completion planned for the fall of 2016
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