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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MHCA 2012 Directory Arrives April 2nd

The Manitoba Heavy Construction Association 2012 Annual Directory will be available at our office and mailed to all members the week of April 2, 2012. This year’s Directory has updated Yellow Pages and Membership Listings, and the most current Equipment Rental Rates for 2012! Members also get access to the
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Heavy Construction EXPO Media Release

The MHCA is holding the first annual Heavy Construction EXPO: Building Workforce Excellence at the Winnipeg Convention Centre from March 20-22, 2012. View the EXPO Media Release

MHCA 2011 Annual Report for the CCA

The MHCA released its 2011 Annual Report for the Canadian Construction Association which will be presented at the CCA Annual Convention held in Savannah, Georgia from March 11-16, 2012. View the report here

MHCA President Named Member of Winnipeg Partnership Committee

MHCA President Chris Lorenc has been named member of the Winnipeg Partnership Committee (WPC), which brings together stakeholders who can and want to contribute to Winnipeg’s long-term prosperity. The WPC’s focus is to discuss broad issues that impact economic growth in a positive way. It acknowledges that a strong economy
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MHCA’s Heavy Equipment Operator Aboriginal Pilot Project a First in Manitoba

A first of its kind for the heavy construction industry in Manitoba was launched this week with great excitement and anticipation. The Manitoba Heavy Construction Association (MHCA) and the Province of Manitoba held the Welcoming Ceremony for the Heavy Equipment Operator Aboriginal Pilot Project (HEO-APP) with invited guests and the
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Breakfast with Leaders Event

The Directors of Public Works and Water and Waste of the City of Winnipeg have agreed that the Public Works Manager of Engineering and the Water and Waste Acting Manager of Engineering will give a presentation to the MHCA on the 2012 approved Capital Budget. Date: Wednesday March 7, 2012
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MHCA Makes Presentation to Pre‐Budget 2012 Consultation

The MHCA was given the opportunity of offering suggestions to the Federal government for consideration as it assembles its ideas for Canada’s future direction to be supported and enabled in an achievable strategy reflected in budget 2012 and beyond. View the presentation here