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Heavy News

The Manitoba Heavy Construction Association is the recognized voice of the heavy construction industry, advocating sustainable investment in core infrastructure to support economic growth. The Heavy News delivers industry news, education training resources and tender ads results, every Thursday via email to MHCA members, COR®/SECOR® Certified companies, our stakeholder partners, and all levels of government. It is posted on our website and social media – reaching and engaging audiences across multi-media platforms. Click here to subscribe to the Heavy News.

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MHCA Membership Directory and Equipment Rental Rates Guide

The MHCA annual Membership Directory and Equipment Rental Rates Guide is the industry resource, listing members and their services and the go-to tool for equipment rental rates. It is updated and published in spring each year.

All MHCA members receive the Membership Directory and Equipment Rental Rates Guide as part of their membership. Additional copies are available at $30 for members; non-members can purchase it for $85.



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MHCA Annual Report

The MHCA Annual Report is your resource for the year’s priority advocacy files and our programs’ activities. Released annually in November, the Annual Report reviews MHCA and WORKSAFELY®’s work and accomplishments, and highlights their priorities for the coming year to come. The Annual Report is sent to all members by email after the Annual General Meeting in November each year.

Members can view the annual report here.


MHCA produces a quarterly magazine, Road2Growth – Infrastructure: the foundation to economic growth, which focuses on profiling the work of he heavy construction industry, including MHCA advocacy and WORKSAFELY® news.

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Winnipeg Free Press Supplement

The MHCA published a full supplement within the Winnipeg Free Press twice a year, to give Manitobans a better idea of the industry’s achievements, value to the economy and the initiatives of WORKSAFELY® in keeping our workforce and worksites safe.

The MHCA supplement ceased publication in 2023, when the MHCA launched its Quarterly magazine, Road2Growth.

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Groundbreaker Quarterly Magazine

Groundbreaker was MHCA’s magazine, exploring views and interests including economic policy, infrastructure policies, emerging technologies, products and practices. It was published quarterly, allowing the MHCA to strategically communicate with membership and stakeholders.

Groundbreaker ceased publication in 2016, when the MHCA launched its biannual supplement in the Winnipeg Free Press.

Chair’s Gala

November 18, 2022
RBC Convention Centre

Close to 650pp attended from both industry, government and stakeholder partners.  It was the closing of Nicole Chabot’s two year term as Chair.  Dennis Cruise of Bituminex Paving was welcomed as the new Chair.

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2022 Heavy Santa

December 16, 2022
David Livingstone School

This event was made possible through fundraising at the MHCA Chair’s Gala and Spring Mixer.

104 goodie bags and presents were prepared for the grades 1-4 students at David Livingstone School. 

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Awards Breakfast & Annual General Meeting

November 18, 2022
RBC Convention Centre

Manitoba Transportation & Infrastructure (MTI) Award Winner

  • Grading – Strilkiwski Contracting Ltd.: PTH 6 Grahamdale
  • Paving – Coco Paving o/a Russell Redi-Mix: Bituminous Reconstruction PTH 83
  • Urban Works – Coco Paving o/a Russell Redi-Mix: Bituminous Reconstruction PA 634 and Bituminous Pavement PTH 5
  • Special Projects – Mekhana Development Corp/Arnason Industries Ltd: Theresa Point Airport
  • Major Structures – D. Steele Construction: Bridge Replacement over the Red River Floodway on PTH 59N
  • Minor Structures – Moncrief Construction Ltd.: Reinforced concrete box culvert on PTH 5
  • Water Management – Brunet Ltd.: Flood response, Morris ring dike closure

200 members and guests gathered to hear greetings from Premier Heather Stefanson and the newly elected Mayor of Winnipeg, Scott Gillingham. Hon. Doyle Piwniuk, Minister, Manitoba Infrastructure, handed out the MTI Awards.

31 companies were recognized for their milestone membership commitments.

Matthew Neziol, of Bayview Construction, received the Safety Leader Award.

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