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MHCA to City Hall: cutting core infrastructure not the fix

  MHCA tells standing committees to renew commitment to roads, water and sewer mains The budget recommendations for the street renewal program in 2020 will further grind Winnipeg into an infrastructure investment deficit, with no strategy to reverse the deteriorating condition of our roads, MHCA President Chris Lorenc told the
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Creative Resolutions In Action

  MHCA President Chris Lorenc has worked for many years with the Winnipeg Metropolitan Region in pursuit of a co-operative economic plan for the Capital Region, and specifically on a strategic trade transportation master plan. Click here to listen to the WMR’s podcast in which Lorenc speaks to the vision and the
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MHCA salutes two Board members, welcomes new directors

    MHCA Board Chair Jack Meseyton thanked two directors whose terms came to a conclusion, and thanked them for their many years of service to the association and the industry. “On behalf of the Board and members we thank Derek Walker and Warren Sigfusson,” Meseyton said at the MHCA
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Manitoba throne speech sets out wider role for industry in highways work

  The Pallister government’s throne speech on Tuesday spoke to priorities that would fuel economic growth, including a higher highways budget, expanded role for the private industry in maintaining roads and pushing for the acceleration of the Lake St. Martin outlet channel. This is Premier Pallister’s second throne speech, delivered
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Premier, ministers hear MHCA trade proposal

  Trade Team West strategy critical to economic growth in Western Canada and Manitoba: Lorenc Premier Brian Pallister has set out economic growth as his government’s priority for the next four years, and boosting Manitoba’s trade profile is central to achieving that goal, MHCA President Chris Lorenc told a gathering
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MHCA Chair receives Distinguished Graduate Award from Red River College

PORTAGE LA PRAIRIE – The vice-president of one of Manitoba’s leading heavy construction businesses – E.F. Moon Construction Ltd. – is the latest recipient of Red River College’s (RRC) Distinguished Graduate Award. Jack Meseyton, who is also the chair of the Manitoba Heavy Construction Association, graduated from RRC’s Civil Engineering
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MHCA seeks clarification on Winnipeg streets budget for 2020

  Public Works recommendations outline options for cuts in capital program Winnipeg’s Infrastructure Renewal and Public Works Committee heard Wednesday local and regional street renewal projects will be deferred and cuts will be made in successive years to planned investments. The Public Works Department’s presentation was the first of four
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Winnipeg Mayor to address MHCA Awards Breakfast

  Tickets still available to Chair’s Gala November 15 Mayor Brian Bowman is expected to discuss Winnipeg’s infrastructure needs in his address to the MHCA Awards Breakfast on Friday, November 15. The association annual general meeting will follow directly after the breakfast, which will also hear briefly from Infrastructure Minister
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Province follows up with quarry rehab contractors

  The Mines Branch has made contact with the contractors who were owed payment for quarry rehabilitation work completed in 2018. The Quarry Rehab Program has been suspended since last year, when an internal review was launched by the department. The MHCA had asked that the branch inform 10 contractors
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Discussions on Winnipeg base spec changes continue

  Aggregate producers and road-building contractors, represented in joint MHCA committee meetings, will present their concerns to the City of Winnipeg arising out of trial runs this summer on two street projects where new base and sub-base specifications were in use. “We do have some issues arising out of the
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