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

Best Practices Conference

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.

Information and presentations from the 2017 Conference are available through our COAA Library


SCMA Networking Event: Rebuilding Alberta’s Economy in 2018

January 23

Edmonton & Calgary

Join SCMA for their first Dinner/Networking event in the New Year, and hear from Todd Hirsch, Chief Economist , ATB Financial about the Alberta’s economy in 2018.  Registration closes January 19, 2018. Price: Members $40 + GST | Non-Members $70 + GST Date: Edmonton (Jan 23, 2018) | Calgary (January 24, 2018)

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Emerging Technologies Workshop

January 22


GO Productivity, in conjunction with the Canadian Supply Chain Sector Council, is hosting a series of workshops across Alberta this month and next, designed to gather regional insights and perceptions on the business impacts of some emerging and innovative technologies. Game-changing emerging technologies are coming to resource and construction industry sectors in Alberta, promising competitive… Read more »

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Alberta Chamber of Resources 2018 Awards Banquet

February 2

Shaw Conference Centre, Edmonton AB

The ACR will be hosting their 82nd Annual  AGM & Awards Banquet on February 2, 2018, where more than 400 members, stakeholders, as well as present and future leaders, come together to celebrate, promote and inspire excellence in Alberta. Sponsorship opportunities are also available if interested. Please visit for more details.

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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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