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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Our Initiatives

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 Alberta Conference and Gala Dinner 2017

September 22

Red Deer, Alberta

Alberta Chamber of Resources – Environmental Forum

September 27

ConocoPhillips Auditorium (401 9 Avenue SW, Calgary AB)


October 11

ConocoPhillips Auditorium (401 9 Avenue SW, Calgary AB)

Date: Wednesday, October 11, 2017 Networking Time: 8:30 to 9:00 am AGM Time: 9:00 to 12:00 pm Location: ConocoPhillips Canada Auditorium (3rd Floor, 401 – 9th Avenue SW, Calgary, AB) There is no charge to attend, but you do need to register. An agenda to follow at a later date. PASSWORD TO REGISTER: COAA

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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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