January 24, 2019

Alberta Construction Trade Definitions 2017

Alberta Construction Association (ACA) is pleased to announce publication of the 2018 ACA Trade Definitions.  ACA, its member local construction associations and the 3000 plus member firms endorse adoption of the 2018 ACA Trade Definitions as a best practice. We encourage all tender authorities and their design consultants, specification writers, and contractors and suppliers to cite and utilize the 2018 ACA Trade Definitions for their projects.  We further encourage you to destroy previous versions including ACTS Trade Definitions. Trade Definitions provide clarity to all construction project stakeholders as to the allocation of work to be bid and performed.  This clarity...

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January 24, 2019

By-Laws

BYLAWS OF CALGARY CONSTRUCTION ASSOCIATION ARTICLE 1 NAME AND AFFILIATION 1.1 Name The name of the Society is Calgary Construction Association. ARTICLE 2 INTERPRETATION 2.1 Definitions In this bylaw the following capitalized words have the following meanings and other words left undefined, as applicable, have the meanings defined by the Act: (a) “Act” means the Societies Act, RSA 2000, c. S-14 and the regulations under the Act from time to time. (b) “Active Member” means a properly constituted organization or an individual engaged in the construction industry or carrying on a business for the purpose of providing service or materials...

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January 24, 2019

Policies

Code of Practice Members of the Calgary Construction Association agree that, for construction work which is to be carried out on a competitive basis using complete working plans and specifications, and in order to maintain the integrity of all competitive tenders, the following provisions shall govern: A contractor shall use tenders only from qualified subcontractors. A bidder shall neither seek nor accept information concerning a competitor’s bid prior to the opening of tenders. A bidder shall never make known the tender of any sub-bidder to any sub-bidder before the closing of tenders; and shall never use the tender of a...

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January 24, 2019

City of Calgary – New Construction Documents

The City of Calgary, Law Department, Corporate Services gave a presentation at the CCA offices on March 21, 2017 regarding The New Construction Documements.  A copy of the presentation is below.  There are also samples of the documents in the site noted below.  New Construction Documents:  From procurement to project implementation Sample Documents

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January 24, 2019

2019 Field Leadership Institute

For over 65 years, FMI has served the engineering and construction infrastructure and the built environment as a trusted advisor. Complexity and change are constant challenges in today’s business environment, especially in the construction and design industry. Now, more than ever, your company needs strong, effective field leaders. You need skills, self-awareness and the ability to engender trust and respect from those you lead. Together with FMI, the Calgary Construction Association is proud to bring the Field Leadership Institute to Canada for the first time in April 2019. This institute, designed for construction industry professionals including project managers, superintendents, foreman...

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January 24, 2019

The Bachelor of Science Construction Project Management program at SAIT

The Bachelor of Science Construction Project Management Program at SAIT The Bachelor of Science Construction Project Management program at SAIT is offering internships to its third year students in the summer semester from early May until the end of August (600 hours or 15 weeks). If you have internship positions for the above mentioned students available please contact the program at construction.cpm@sait.ca. Students in the program are equipped with the technical and managerial skills necessary for project strategy formulation and execution pertinent for the successful achievement of construction project objectives in all the sectors of the construction industry. For more...

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January 24, 2019

Construction Safety

On-Site Construction Safety BEST PRACTICES guide BEST PRACTICES Guide (2nd edition)  Advanced Weather Forecasting System (AWFS) Download the Calgary Wind Warning App to receive quadrant specific notification about weather conditions that will impact the safety of your job site. Public Protection Site Safety Plan Practical Guide for Construction Sites in the city of Calgary Report to The City of Calgary Roads/Traffic Engineering & Standing Policy Committee RE: Sidewalk Closures During Construction

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January 24, 2019

Industry Practices

The Calgary Construction Association helps you run your business better by providing useful information on a number of topics. Canadian Construction Association Policy Statements Canadian Construction Association General Publications Alberta Construction Association Public Policies

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