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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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DriverCheck Inc. – Fitness For Duty Summit 2019

October 2

Delta Hotels by Marriott Edmonton South Conference Centre 4404 Gateway Blvd NW Edmonton, Alberta T6H 5C2

DriverCheck’s 2nd annual Fitness for Duty Summit is being held in Edmonton, Alberta on October 2 and 3. Last year over 350 people attended the inaugural event in Milton, Ontario, and we expect this year to be even bigger! This two-day educational event will address workplace challenges that employers must navigate to ensure a healthy… Read more »

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COAA – 2019 Annual General Meeting

October 9

ConocoPhillips Canada Auditorium (3rd Floor, 401 – 9th Avenue SW, Calgary, AB)

Registration Is Open! Registration is now open to attend COAA’s Annual General Meeting on October 9th in Calgary, Alberta.  A detailed agenda will be available in the next couple of weeks. This is a great opportunity to catch up on COAA initiatives, as well as to network with colleagues from across the industry.  We encourage… Read more »

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Advanced Work Packaging Summit on Scalability

October 30

Calgary, AB

Advanced Work Packaging Summit on Scalability Where:  BMO Centre at Stampede Park, Calgary AB (Palomino Room) When:    Wednesday, October 30, 2019 Who:      Owners, Constructors, Engineers, Technology Firms and AWP Practitioners Cost:       $600 + GST AWP for all projects Join Cenovus, Dow, ENMAX and NOVA Chemicals, to learn what they and their teams have developed to… Read more »

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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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