Membership Benefits

Any heavy construction company, or company working with the industry in Manitoba, will benefit from membership.

Members say five of the biggest reasons they value the association are:

  • Equipment Rental Rates & Membership Directory– This directory is the go-to tool used by contractors, suppliers, government and purchasers of all industry services in Manitoba.
  • Heavy News Weekly – This newsletter keeps your finger on the pulse of the industry in Manitoba and includes tender ads and results.
  • Training – Industry training and certification on health and safety (COR™)
  • A strong industry voice across Manitoba – MHCA speaks loudly and proudly on all issues facing the industry  – and we are listened to by media, governments and the public.
  • Networking opportunities – Our members, big and small companies throughout Manitoba, meet, learn from each other and have fun at our premier events including Curling Bonspiel, Spring Mixer, Golf Classic and Chairman’s Gala

Strong advocacy, from Emerson to Churchill

Our members are the lifeblood of the heavy construction industry. When we speak, the province, the cities and all municipalities in Manitoba pay attention because they know we represent your views and your interests. 

Manitobans know the economic impact and value of our industry, employing (directly and indirectly) about 15,000 people. 

MHCA is often referred to as the strongest lobby voice in Manitoba. Association President, Chris Lorenc is a regular fixture in newspapers, television newscasts and government chambers, advocating for the industry.

We’ve invested 75 years in becoming the voice, the experts and the momentum behind the industry. Here are some of our advocacy priorities: 

  • Making strategic and sustainable investment into core infrastructure
  • Ensuring provincial “core-infrastructure” budgets are at least $1 billion annually
  • Pushing for infrastructure budgets that are:
    • Permanent programs
    • Focused on economic growth
    • Embracing innovation
    • Harnessing the private sector
    • Funded by dedicated revenue streams
    • Reviewed annually
  • Promoting procurement strategies that enable Manitoba contractors to grow capacity
  • Pressing for improved municipal procurement
  • Clarifying legislation to ensure access to pits and quarries
  • Ensuring the MHCA’s WORKSAFELY™ COR™ program continues as the “Condition of Contract” standard recognized by governments

Read the PDF with more about the benefits of membership

Click here to join the MHCA today!

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