COAA provides leadership to enable the Alberta heavy industrial construction and industrial maintenance industries to be successful in our drive for safe, effective, timely and productive project execution.

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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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Twice as Safe, Twice as Productive

Twice as Safe, Twice as Productive by 2020 is an initiative that brings together tools and expertise from across the industry to share knowledge and reach the goal of doubling the safety and productivity of Alberta’s construction industry.

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Thank you for attending COAA’s 2018 Best Practices Conference

For the recap article, event highlight video and to download conference presentations, please click here.


Construction Innovation Forum – Edmonton – August 22 & 23

12am, August 22

University of Alberta (8th Floor Donadeo ICE, 9211 - 116 Street NW, Edmonton, Alberta T6G 1H9, Canada)

We are fortunate to have, right here in Alberta, one of the leading centres of construction innovation – the Hole School of Construction Engineering.  Not only are they nationally-renowned researchers, they are committed to sharing their knowledge with industry to improve company productivity (and profitability). This two-day forum is an excellent opportunity to better understand… Read more »

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SCMA 2018 Conference, Golf & Dinner Gala

12am, September 6

Sheraton Hotel, Red Deer Alberta

2018 SCMA Alberta Conference, Golf and Gala Dinner is scheduled to be held on September 6-8 at Alberta Springs Golf Course (Golf tournament) and Sheraton Hotel, Red Deer (Day 1 & 2 – Conference). Theme: Ahead of the curve (Staying ahead of the curve is not a choice, but a necessity!) Click here for more… Read more »

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JWN Webinar – Going Global

12am, September 12

Free Online Webinar

Webinar Series: Going Global – Export Opportunities for Alberta’s Service & Supply Sector

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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


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