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Outlook & Prospects for Heavy Equipment Operators (Except Crane) in Avalon Peninsula 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.
Local Employment Potential Information
|Location||Employment Potential||Release Date|
|Avalon Peninsula Region||(2 of 3 stars)||2015-05-29|
For the 2014-2016 period, the employment outlook is expected to be fair for Heavy Equipment Operators (Except Crane) (NOC 7421) in the Avalon Peninsula region.
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 weak.
- A moderate number of people are expected to retire.
- This occupation has recently experienced moderate levels of unemployment.
In addition, due to the seasonal nature of this occupation, employment opportunities will vary depending on the time of the year.
Local Labour Market NewsWeek of Jul 13 - Jul 17, 2015
- The Government of NL awarded a $21.3M contract to Marco Services Ltd. for the construction of a new Grade 5-9 school in Portugal Cove-St. Philip's
- The Government of Canada, through ACOA's Innovative Communities Fund, announced $730,000 in funding to the Town of Long Harbour-Mount Arlington Heights to develop a training facility for companies operating near the Vale nickel processing plant
- Excavation and mapping work on Water Street will be getting underway on July 5. The street will be undergoing major construction in the Spring of 2016.
- The Government of NL has awarded a $1.9M contract to Weir's Construction Limited for road upgrades to Pouch Cove Line, Pine Line, St. Thomas Line, Torbay Road, Indian Meal Line, Beachy Cove Road, and various roads on Bell Island
- The Government of NL has invested $110,000 in funding for the completion of the town hall and community centre in Bauline. The project will be cost-shared by the Government of NL and the Town of Bauline.
- Temperance Street in St. John's is about to see some major changes. The buildings known as the Four Sisters will be restored to their former heritage status. The City of St. John's also approved the development of a six-storey condominium on the street.
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