MHCA Members Regional & National Participation

The MHCA continues to demonstrate active participation at the regional and national levels.

On February 11, 2016, Derek Walker, Chair of the Manitoba Heavy Construction Association (MHCA) was installed as chair of the Board of Directors of the Western Canada Roadbuilders & Heavy Construction Association (WCR&HCA).  Joining Derek on the WCR&HCA Executive Committee is Henry Borger, Past MHCA Chair who will serve as Treasurer of the WCR&HCA. MHCA President Chris Lorenc continues to serve as President of the WCR&HCA. A full list of the WCR&HCA Board can be accessed at:

At the national level, Barry Brown, a past MHCA, WCR&HCA, Canadian Construction Association (CCA) and Confederation of International Contractors Association (CICA) Chair, was recognized with the 2015 CCA Robert Stollary Person of Year Award. Barry was presented this most prestigious recognition on March 9, 2016 in New Orleans at the CCA Annual Conference. The CCA Person of the Year Award “recognizes individuals who demonstrate the qualities of a leader and who apply the highest standards and principles of the construction industry and business community. This person has demonstrated a pursuit of excellence in any field serving the Canadian construction industry.” See a video of Barry’s acceptance at   We extend our very sincere congratulations to Barry Brown on this national recognition and award.

Henry Borger was also elected to Chair the CCA Civil Infrastructure Council (CIC), which is the national advocacy arm of the heavy civil section of the Canadian Construction Association. MHCA members on the CIC include Derek Walker, Bob Reidy and Chris Lorenc.

MHCA’s regional and national presence, profile and impact continue thanks to the ongoing support of our more than 400 members right across Manitoba.


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