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July 2, 2015

In this edition:  Making the most of a wealth of infrastructure finance MHCA Board of Directors Meeting Highlights Canada must do more to keep cities moving, executives say Welcome new MHCA Members! WORKSAFELY Safety Tips WORKSAFELY Training Schedule India’s Movement   Click here to view this week’s edition!


June 25, 2015

In this edition: Industry Perspectives: Construction Owners Must be Aware of Summer Student Safety Province invites Manitobans to share views on proposed CentrePort Canada Way Western Expansion Welcome new MHCA Members! WORKSAFELY Safety Tips WORKSAFELY Training Schedule NEW! WORKSAFELY e-COR Tips & Tricks Unemployment and the new growth cycle click here to view this week’s issue!




A permanent municipal infrastructure plan is required; a public supported 1% PST increase is the only way to do it.

A permanent municipal infrastructure plan is required ; a public supported 1% PST increase is the only way to do it. By Chris Lorenc, BA, LL.B, MHCA President; July 4, 2013


Manitoba’s 2013 Tenders Schedule

Manitoba’s Infrastructure and Transportation has posted its proposed fall advertising schedule for 2013 construction season. You can view and/or download the schedule   HERE


MHCA offers recommendations at federal government roundtable meeting

The Manitoba Heavy Construction Association (MHCA) offered support for a Long Term Infrastructure Program (LTIP) that is permanent in nature, and recognizes the clear links between investment in infrastructure and Canada’s economic productivity, competitiveness and therefore growth…. View the full release  HERE>> To view MHCA’s complete LTIP recommendations presentation that has
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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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