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Outlook & Prospects for Contractors and Supervisors, Heavy Construction Equipment Crews in Camrose--Drumheller Region
The future forecast and current conditions for an occupation can vary based on location or due to changes in the economy, technology, or demand for a product or service.
Provincial Employment Potential Information
The following table identifies employment conditions within Alberta.
|Location||Employment Potential||Release Date|
|Alberta||(2 of 3 stars)||2015-05-29|
For the 2014-2016 period, the employment outlook is expected to be fair for Contractors and Supervisors, Heavy Construction Equipment Crews (NOC 7217) in Alberta.
This outlook is the result of an analysis of a number of factors that influence employment prospects in this occupation. Some of the key findings are that:
- Employment growth is expected to be moderate.
- A large number of people are expected to retire.
- This occupation has recently experienced moderate levels of unemployment.
|Location||Employment Potential||Release Date|
|Athabasca--Grande Prairie--Peace River Region||(2 of 3 stars)||2015-05-29|
|Banff--Jasper--Rocky Mountain House Region||(1 of 3 stars)||2015-05-29|
|Calgary Region||(2 of 3 stars)||2015-05-29|
|Camrose--Drumheller Region||(2 of 3 stars)||2015-05-29|
|Edmonton Region||(2 of 3 stars)||2015-05-29|
|Lethbridge--Medicine Hat Region||(2 of 3 stars)||2015-05-29|
|Red Deer Region||(2 of 3 stars)||2015-05-29|
|Wood Buffalo--Cold Lake Region||(3 of 3 stars)||2015-05-29|
Labour Market Bulletins
An analysis of the local labour market and an assessment of local employment-related events.
- June 2015 | (PDF, 591 KB)
- April 2015 | (PDF, 552 KB)
- March 2015 | (PDF, 623 KB)
- February 2015 | (PDF, 560 KB)
- January 2015 | (PDF, 559 KB)
- Annual Edition 2014 | (PDF, 607KB)new
- December 2014 | (PDF, 586 KB)
- November 2014 | (PDF, 575 KB)
- October 2014 | (PDF, 643 KB)
- October 2014 (Quarterly Edition) | (PDF, 656 KB)
- September 2014 | (PDF, 650 KB)
- August 2014 | (PDF, 650 KB)
- July 2014 | (PDF, 765 KB)
- June 2014 | (PDF, 641 KB)
- May 2014 | (PDF, 602 KB)
- April 2014 | (PDF, 669 KB)
- March 2014 | (PDF, 600 KB)
- February 2014 | (PDF, 610 KB)
- January 2014 | (PDF, 662 KB)
- Annual Edition 2013 | (PDF, 226 KB)
- December 2013 | (PDF, 536 KB)
- November 2013 | (PDF, 534 KB)
- October 2013 | (PDF, 657 KB)
- September 2013 | (PDF, 235 KB)
- August 2013 | (PDF, 438 KB)
- July 2013 | (PDF, 487 KB)
- June 2013 | (PDF, 445 KB)
- May 2013 | (PDF, 240 KB)
- April 2013 | (PDF, 294 KB)
- March 2013 | (PDF, 437 KB)
- February 2013 | (PDF, 241 KB)
- January 2013 | (PDF, 435 KB)
- Annual Edition 2012 | (PDF, 227 KB)
Provincial / Territorial Labour Market NewsWeek of Aug 10 - Aug 14, 2015
- The North Saskatchewan River will require dredging as part of the Walterdale Bridge construction in Edmonton. Crews are scheduled to start work on the dredging in mid-August 2015.
- The City of Medicine Hat has approved construction of a $66M second power plant to supply current and future electrical needs for the city. The project is scheduled for completion in the fourth quarter of 2017.
- The Town of Athabasca has approved a development permit for a Canalta Hotel and a John Deere dealership as part of the Landing Park site. The hotel construction is slated to start in the fall of 2015 with an opening planned for September 2016.
- Cape Construction has recently released details for a mixed-use development called Bellevue Village, in St. Albert. The site is slated for apartment buildings, a lifestyle mall, restaurants, grocery store and a hotel.
- Alberta Transportation started construction at the end of July 2015 to reinforce the banks of the Red Deer River, near Sundre, as part of a flood mitigation program. The project is expected to be complete in the fall of 2015.
- Alberta Health Services stated in a recent update that renovations are ongoing at the The Slave Lake Health Care Center and the Family Care Clinic in Slave Lake. Work on the 22 clinic rooms at the Family Care centre are complete.
- The City of Edmonton has started construction on the Blatchford development, at the site of the former municipal airport. The development plan calls for community gardens and energy-efficient green buildings.
- The City of Airdrie will receive $8.9M from the Government of Alberta for municipal infrastructure projects. Part of the money is intended for a new, $18.1M library, but additional funding is required for the project.
- Yellowhead County has awarded a $1.6M contract to Nu Edge Construction to upgrade the Wildwood wastewater facility. The project is slated for completion by the end of 2015.
- Nova Chemicals has terminated an engineering and construction contract with KBR Inc., following a review of work at the site. The decision is expected to impact 150 people working at the Joffre site.
- The Town of Innisfail has approved rezoning of a parcel of land that will allow commercial development on the west side of the community. A gas station and convenience store are proposed for the site.
- The City of Lacombe recently held a groundbreaking ceremony for the new Lacombe Police Service building. The $8.39M project is expected to be completed by October 2016.
- The Town of Taber has awarded a $3M contract to Ground Tech Enterprises for initial work on the Eureka Industrial Park. The work is expected to be completed by the end of 2015 or early 2016.
- The Government of Alberta has committed $876.9M for local infrastructure projects for the 2015-16 budget year. Funding allocations to the municipalities are eligible for a variety of construction projects.
- The City of Calgary is set to receive almost $273M from the Government of Alberta through the Municipal Sustainability Initiative. The funding is slated for rapid transit and road interchange construction.
- The Government of Canada has announced $1.53B in funding towards the construction of Calgary's planned Green Line public transit project. Construction is to start in 2017 with completion slated for 2024. The overall project is expected to cost $4.5B.
- Lethbridge County, the Town of Coaldale, and the St. Mary's Reservoir Irrigation District have jointly approved Phase 1 of the Malloy Drainage Basin Project to alleviate flooding in the Coaldale area. The bulk of the funding for the $3.86M construction project was provided by the Government of Alberta.
- The City of Calgary has passed the first reading for a rezoning application that would allow a mixed-use project just east of Canada Olympic Park. Trinity Hills, the developer, plans to start construction on the 100-hectare site in the spring of 2016.
- Parkland Fertilizers, a regional crop inputs retailer, is building a new facility southeast of Wetaskiwin
- The Kerry Wood Nature Centre in Red Deer is scheduled for interior and exterior upgrades with $190,000 in combined funding. The Government of Canada contributed $50,000 to the project, with the balance from Kiwanis Club and the Twilight Homes Foundation.
- The Tsuu T'ina First Nation, near Calgary, has started construction on the first phase of a $48M sportsplex and community hall. The All Chiefs Sportsplex and Jim Starlight Community Hall will include additional amenities in future phases.
- Construction has started on the $10M modernization of Notre Dame High School in Bonnyville, with the first phase planned for completion by September 2015. Further work is scheduled following the 2015-16 school year.
- The federal government is providing $117M in funding for infrastructure projects within Banff National Park. Work includes road paving, slope stabilization and improvements to wildlife exclusion fencing.
- Construction is underway on a new fire hall and ambulance station in Cold Lake. The project is scheduled for completion by late May 2016.
- The Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo has approved $10M in support for the $40M expansion of the theatre at Keyano College in Fort McMurray. Construction is scheduled to start in 2016.
- Strathcona County recently approved a diluent removal facility for Alberta's Industrial Heartland just west of Bruderheim. MEG Energy, the facility operator, does not currently have a timeline for construction.
- The new High Prairie Health Complex, currently under construction in High River, is on schedule for completion by the end of 2016, but the cost has increased by approximately $69M. The old hospital is slated for demolition by July 2017.
- The Town of Innisfail has approved a gated development with three high-end duplexes following a land rezoning. The developer plans to subdivide the parcel and start construction prior to the winter of 2015.
- MMT Properties Ltd. is developing a $13.2M lakefront community in the Municipal District of Bonnyville called British Properties
- Strathcona County has approved funding of $320,000 per year, for three years starting in 2015, to improve internet access for rural residents. Construction of new telecommunications towers is slated for the end of 2015, with a major launch in 2016.
- The City of Edmonton issued construction permits worth almost $2.4B in the first half of 2015, nearly a record according to the city. The dollar value represents a 14% increase from the same period in 2014.
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