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Best Practices

We offer free-of-charge Best Practices and information in the areas of safety, construction performance, workforce development and contracting, to help Alberta’s construction industry become safer, more efficient and more productive.

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COVID-19 Response – Working Through the Challenges

Dealing with a pandemic is a new challenge for most of us; our industry is learning on the fly. This page provides examples, procedures and web links so companies in the heavy industrial construction sector can learn how their peers are evaluating and addressing the risks, and to keep abreast of the rapidly-evolving situation.

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COAA 2020 Best Practices Conference Postponed

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Webinar: Using Collaboration to Drive Optimal Capital Project Outcomes in Heavy Oil

November 26

Zoom Meeting

    The Construction Owners Association of Alberta is happy to provide the details below for an upcoming webinar put on by one of our industry partner organizations, the Canadian Heavy Oil Association. Using Collaboration to Drive Optimal Capital Project Outcomes in Heavy Oil Thursday November 26 2020 11:30-1:00 pm (Via Zoom) We are in…

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Webinar Series #5: Collaborative Contracting Framework and Toolkit

December 3

Zoom Meeting

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COAA members are the companies and organizations in the heavy industrial construction industry. Membership has its benefits:

  • Network with industry peers
  • Contribute to committees and best practices for the industry
  • Annual General Meeting and other events and workshops offered through the COAA
  • Attend the annual Best Practices Conference
  • Access COAA initiatives


We welcome members from outside Alberta. The best practices we develop are tailored to Alberta construction, but the principles are universally applicable.  Any company that believes in and wishes to contribute to excellence in heavy industrial construction is welcome.

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