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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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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2012 MHCA Directory Now Available

Our new 2012 Annual Directory has been mailed to all MHCA members. For MHCA Members, under the “Members Only Tab”, you can download the Yellow Pages and Membership Listing from the 2012 Directory. This year’s Directory has updated Yellow Pages and Membership Listings, and the most current Rental Rates for
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2012 MIT Construction Program Substantially Reduced?

MHCA Seeking Meeting with Minister Ashton On March 8, 2012, the MHCA was provided with a revised MIT Tender schedule reflecting substantial reductions and changes to the 2012 Highways Construction Program. The MHCA has identified 15 projects whose tender advertisement dates have been significantly moved back and at least 10
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Inaugural ‘Heavy Construction EXPO’ a Huge Success

Attracts over 750 Delegates in First Annual Event The MHCA successfully hosted the first annual Heavy Construction EXPO MARCH 20-22, 2012 at the Winnipeg Convention Centre. EXPO was a first of its kind for Manitoba and Canada – blending vocational, educational, and safety training to address the labour shortage and
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Municipal Infrastructure Funding Options – Presentation to Winnipeg City Council

MHCA President Chris Lorenc made a presentation to Winnipeg City Council at their meeting on March 20th, 2012 on the topic of Municipal Infrastructure Funding. He presented immediate first steps for consideration in the 2012 Winnipeg Operating Budget, which is to be debated at City Council in April. View a copy of the presentation here Watch for
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