The Construction Owners Association of Alberta (COAA) was founded in January 1973, with four members. From the very beginning, the association’s objectives have been clear: to be a forum for the exchange of ideas and information by consumers of construction manpower and materials and to be a force for progress.
Safety and productivity have been longtime preoccupations for the COAA: from the organization’s first major study on safety and productivity in 1980, to the 2012 launch of the Twice as Safe, Twice as Productive by 2020 initiative, we’ve worked to make Alberta’s construction industry the safest and most productive in the country.
Now, with nearly 150 members, COAA is a unifying voice for the construction industry, bringing together companies of various sizes to shape policies and practices that uplift the entire industry. For more than 40 years, the Construction Owners Association of Alberta has strived for the same goal: to make Alberta’s construction industry the best and safest in the world.