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MHCA Cornerstone Award Criteria

Students enrolled in Red River College’s Construction Management Degree Program are eligible to apply for MHCA’s Cornerstone Award. The bursary was created to recognize its past Board Chairs, who since 1945,  have assumed the leadership roles expected of a Board Chair, laid the cornerstone foundations upon which the MHCA has been
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MHCA shares its concerns and recommendation for Bill 34

On Monday June 11, 2012, Chris Lorenc, President of the Manitoba Heavy Construction Association (MHCA), appeared before the House Standing Committee on Human Resources at the Manitoba Legislature. Mr. Lorenc shared his disapproval of the lack of transparency and private sector consultation surrounding the drafting of Bill 34 – The Public Private
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MANITOBA GOVERNMENT TENDERING POLICY COR™ / SECOR CERTIFICATION – SUBCONTRACTORS

The June 2011 changes to the Manitoba Government Tendering Policy (including those of Manitoba Infrastructure & Transportation) require COR™ or SECOR certification for both contractors and subcontractors as a Condition of Contract. Although phased in – beginning January 1, 2014, regardless of the project value, all bidders and subcontractors (see
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The MHCA Cornerstone Award

Award Recognizes all MHCA Past Chairs The Manitoba Heavy Construction Association (MHCA) has established the MHCA Cornerstone Award at Red River College (RRC) to recognize all of its past Board Chairs who since 1945 have, in assuming the leadership roles expected of a Board Chair, laid the cornerstone foundations upon
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SAFE Roads Campaign Begins May 14th

Campaign Launch Includes Two Media Events in Winnipeg & Brandon For the eighth year in a row, a group of community stakeholders are teaming up as safety partners to launch the annual SAFE Roads campaign, aimed at raising awareness of the safety of road construction workers. Soon you’ll be seeing
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The MHCA Spring Mixer is Coming Soon!

The MHCA’s annual Spring Mixer is fast approaching! Registration and sponsorship opportunities are now available on a first come, first served basis. Mix and mingle with friends, associates and colleagues at the Assiniboia Downs on Wednesday, June 13th – live racing, a fabulous buffet and several prize draws highlight this
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MHCA President Chris Lorenc on CJOB

MHCA President Chris Lorenc joined Richard Cloutier on CJOB to discuss his thoughts on Manitoba Budget 2012. Below is a transcript of the interview: Cloutier: Chris Lorenc joins us on CJOB 68 from the Manitoba Heavy Construction Association Cloutier: Chris Lorenc, You’ve been lobbying heavily for a new deal from
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MHCA Media Release: Budget 2012

INDUSTRY QUESTIONS AUTHENTICITY OF BUDGET INCREASES FOR INFRASTRUCTURE Gas Taxes Increase While Highway Construction Projects Are Cut & Delayed April 19, 2012 – Industry experts are concerned the Manitoba government is playing a shell game with infrastructure funding across the province. “In an ironic twist, the $50 million the gas
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2012-13 Manitoba Budget Disappointing

Our industry waited nervously for the 2012-2013 April 17, 2012 budget speech with good reason. On March 2, 21012 Manitoba Infrastructure & Transportation (MIT) reduced the 2012-2013 program by deleting 10 projects whose construction value we estimated to hover in the vicinity of $50 million – a huge blow to
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