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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 Oct 20 - Oct 24, 2014
- 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
- MacEwan University in Edmonton has announced that it will offer full-credit for college courses, easing the transition for students who want to transfer into a university degree program
- Triple Five Group, owners of West Edmonton Mall, are planning a major expansion to the facility that will add new retail space and additional parking stalls and will connect to the proposed light rail transit line
- The Edmonton Arena District Joint Venture is building a new Delta hotel in the downtown core, with 362 rooms and 200 luxury condos; scheduled for completion by early 2018
- Burrow, an Edmonton-based coffee shop, has opened underground in the pedway at the Central Light Rail Transit Station. Unused commercial bays remain available throughout the transit system for similar future developments.
- Dow Canada has given $1.05M to the Northern Alberta Institute of Technology in Edmonton to support campus expansion and the power engineering technology program
- The City of Edmonton has announced that the opening of the Metro LRT line will be delayed until at least February 2015, due to technical issues with signals. The line was originally scheduled for completion in the summer of 2014.
- The City of St. Albert is moving ahead with plans for a high technology neighbourhood that will incorporate cutting-edge data technology in a mix of residential, commercial and industrial buildings
- The Little Warriors Be Brave Ranch, a treatment centre for abused children and their families, has opened in Strathcona County
- Pembina Pipeline is spending $350M to build the first phase of the Canadian Diluent Hub, a condensate and diluent terminal near Fort Saskatchewan
- ATCO Energy Solutions and Petrogas Energy are developing four salt caverns for hydrocarbon storage near Fort Saskatchewan. The existing Petrogas hydrocarbon truck and rail terminal is expanding to accommodate the new storage initiative.
- Canexus Corporation has started shipping crude oil after completing work on its expanded oil-by-rail terminal near Bruderheim, with plans to increase to 14-unit trains per week
- Construction is scheduled to begin in the spring of 2015 on 230-units in the old Charles Camsell Hospital building in Edmonton, following remediation work to remove asbestos from the structure
- The Government of Alberta has established a wildfire base in Lodgepole to assist Drayton Valley and Brazeau County Fire Services. The facility will also function as a helicopter fuel depot in the off season.
- EPCOR Water Services and Ostara Nutrient Recovery Technologies are partnering to build a facility to recover nutrients from wastewater and produce an eco-friendly slow release fertilizer
- Strathcona County has approved rezoning of a parcel of land that will see an auto-body repair and paint shop under development by the Trans America Group
- The Hog's Head Brewing Company in St. Albert has added a restaurant, the Hog's Head Tap Room, to their headquarters operations
- The Edmonton Oilers Community Foundation and NorQuest College have announced the Edmonton Oilers Community Foundation Hospitality Institute, a hands-on training centre for the hospitality industry
- Edgar Development Corporation has broken ground on The Hendrix, a $68M townhouse and apartment complex in Edmonton
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