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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May 8-9, 2018

Edmonton, Alberta

The Best Practices Conference provides a forum for the exchange of information and ideas to achieve safe, effective, timely and productive project execution in Alberta.


2018 Best Practices Conference

12am, May 8

Shaw Conference Centre, Edmonton AB

Registration is now open for COAA’s 2018 Conference on May 8-9th. REGISTER NOW – CLICK HERE!

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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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