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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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FREE Workplace Respect Webinar

November 20

Online Webinar

COAA and Creating People Power invite you to join the ‘Workplace Respect Webinar’ being hosted by Michelle Devlin. The learning objectives of this webinar include: • An overview of legal responsibilities of employers, supervisors and employees • Definition of respectful and disrespectful behaviours • Costs and consequences of not dealing with disrespectful behaviour Date: Wednesday,… Read more »

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Innovation in Construction Forum 2020

May 26

University of Alberta

Mark your calendar and join Dr. Aminah Robinson Fayek, Director of the Construction Innovation Centre (CIC), as the CIC hosts its first Innovation in Construction FORUM.

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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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