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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.
- May 2015 | (PDF, 553 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 Jun 22 - Jun 26, 2015
- TELUS is investing $1B in Edmonton to connect more than 90 per cent of homes and businesses directly to the company's fibre optic network over the next six years. TELUS also announced a $120,000 investment in the Edmonton Public Library system.
- The Town of Crossfield has approved rezoning for a parcel of land that will allow Dream Developments to build housing for 2,900 residents. The first phase of Vista Crossing, planned for early 2016, will include about 140 homes.
- Deerland Equipment is planning for September 2015 to finish the first stage of the Landing Park Development in Athabasca. The area, zoned for highway commercial development, is expecting to attract restaurants and retail businesses.
- The City of Edmonton has approved construction of a funicular, pedestrian bridge and outdoor elevator in the river valley. Construction on the $24M project could begin in the summer of 2015, pending financing agreements.
- The new Cold Lake Elementary School is slightly behind schedule in construction, but plans are in place to open by September 1, 2016
- The City of Lethbridge is dispersing more than $432,000 from the Community Capital Project Grant to thirteen local not-for-profit groups. The funds will support facility upgrades and expansion.
- Bos Scapes Inc. has been awarded a $3.67M contract to develop and landscape sports fields at two school sites and the Keystone Park Fitness Loop in Lethbridge
- The City of Medicine Hat has released the May 2015 building permit numbers for the city. Multi-unit residential permit values are down 50 percent from a year ago. Commercial construction permit value is also down from 2014, mostly because of two large projects started in 2014 worth a combined $58M.
- The Palliser Regional School Board has achieved a balanced budget for the 2015-16 school year through a combination of staff reductions and hours of work. The district is cutting certified staff by 15 full-time equivalent positions, and support staff will see an eight percent reduction in hours. The cuts were largely achieved by attrition.
- The Varscona Theatre in Edmonton is being demolished to make way for a new $7.5M state-of-the-art theatre scheduled to open in the spring of 2016. Four walls and an associated tower from the original building are being retained.
- Steelhead Structures have broken ground on construction for Park Place, a 24-unit storage/studio facility in Canmore. Completion of the project is scheduled for early December 2015.
- The City of Calgary has approved a density swap between residential developments that allow for a residential rental building in the East Village. Transferring density allows the developer to build 64 additional units in the rental tower.
- The Government of Alberta has agreed to honour a commitment from the previous administration to jointly fund a new seniors facility in Innisfail. Construction of the $17.6M facility is expected to start in the spring of 2016 and be completed in 2018.
- The Town of Innisfail has approved the Bella Vista residential development on the west side of the community, with construction starting in 2016. Creation Communities has 659 residential units planned over a 10 year build out.
- The Drowning Ford Grazing Association has donated $1M to the Prairie Rose School Division for the new school in Schuler. Construction is expected to start in August 2015 and be finished a year later.
- MEG Energy Corp. is moving forward with plans for a diluent removal facility near Bruderheim, following conditional approval from Strathcona County. The facility will strip out diluent from a pipeline mixture and recycle it back to a production plant.
- Callidus Developments is planning a complex with three high-rises on the former Healy Ford site in downtown Edmonton. The towers will have an estimated 1,300 residential units as well as retail and commercial space.
- The City of Airdrie has approved a land use change that will allow Mattamy Homes to build a variety of housing in the South Windsong area
- GableCraft Homes, a real estate developer, has announced plans for a two-tower, 367-unit condominium project just outside of Calgary's downtown core. The company plans to start selling the units in early 2016.
- The City of Edmonton is spending $12.3M to replace the aging escalators in the Shaw Conference Centre. Lorac Construction, the contractor, expects the work to be complete by the end of 2016.
- The Government of Alberta has announced $2M in new funding to increase the energy efficiency in municipal buildings. The money will come from the carbon levies paid by Alberta's greenhouse gas emitters.
- The Peace Wapiti School Division is undertaking several construction projects over the summer of 2015 in both the City of Grande Prairie and the County of Grande Prairie. While new facilities are constructed, some students will be taught in portable classrooms.
- Construction on the second phase of the downtown infrastructure replacement program in High River is set to begin in mid-June 2015. The project involves both underground work and streetscape redevelopment.
- The Black Gold Regional Schools Division recently held a groundbreaking ceremony for the new West Haven Public School in Leduc. The school is slated to open in September of 2016 with a student capacity of 500.
- Monsignor McCoy High School in Medicine Hat has started a $9.2M modernization program that includes an expanded gymnasium and upgrades to the heating and ventilation systems. A separate $0.5M fundraising project is slated for a chapel space, fitness area, and drama space.
- The Government of Canada is partnering with YourLink and MCSnet to enhance rural internet services in the Westlock-St. Paul area. The project will provide high speed Internet access to 610 residences.
- Thorhild County has rezoned a parcel of land that will allow for the development of a 270 person workforce housing facility. The project is estimated at $6.3M and is expected to employ 20 to 30 people on completion.
- The Town of Coaldale is starting construction in 2016 on a new regional policing facility to house an RCMP detachment. The building is expected to have 50 RCMP members stationed by 2018.
- The Village of Boyle is expecting to start construction on a new municipal building in June 2015. At the same time, the Greater North Foundation is working on a new seniors facility, Wildrose Villa, in the community.
- "The Piikani Nation has started construction on a multi-purpose recreation centre in Brocket. Once complete, the facility will include an ice rink, dressing rooms, a concession, community meeting space and offices. "
- The Cold Lake Lodge, a seniors facility in Cold Lake, is undergoing renovations that will see one wing of the building demolished and the addition of 13 larger suites. Construction is slated for the fall of 2015, with completion in 18 months.
- Yellowhead County has awarded construction projects in four hamlets, worth just over $1.9M, to E Construction
- Ledcor Construction has been awarded a $41.7M contract for the construction of the Parsons Creek continuing care facility in Fort McMurray. Construction of the 100-bed facility is expected to begin in the summer of 2015.
- Construction started May 27, 2015 on a $17M operations centre for the Town of Okotoks. The three new buildings will house a range of town services, with a planned opening in spring 2016.
- Strathcona County has approved $19M for the construction of an undergound parkade at Centre in the Park. The project is slated to begin sometime over the summer of 2015 and be complete in 24 to 36 months.
- Woodlands County has awarded a road construction project worth $318,206 to Paveit Construction for work in the Goose Lake area
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