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Newsletter - APRIL 9, 2015
 
 

News Articles Index

Quick Links
Calgary Construction Association News 
CCA on Twitter
Construction Career Expo Volunteers Needed
eBidding Solution - Vendor Questionnaire
Discover China
Building a Cohesive Leadership Team 
"Getting the Best from Human Capital Series" 
The Alberta Apprenticeship and Industry Training Scholarships
B. Sc. Construction Management Intern Students
CSC Calgary Chapter 1st Annual Golf Tournament
ACA Weekly - April 8, 2015
Canadian Construction Association News
CCA Weekly - April 7, 2015
  Calendar of Events
Alberta Construction Association News
Canadian Construction Association News

 

 
   
 

CCA on Twitter

The CCA is now on Twitter! Follow us at @CCAbuildsYYC for updates on industry events, education opportunities, and more. We’re looking forward to taking part in the construction industry conversation with you. 





   
 

Construction Career Expo Volunteers Needed! - Wednesday, April 22, 2015

The Construction Career Expo is only a few short weeks away and things are coming together wonderfully thanks to all the industry support we’ve been receiving. We’re still on the lookout to fill a few volunteer roles. Currently we need:
  • Two Certified Lift Operators
  • Two Move In/Out Helpers
If you have time on April 22, we would love to have you lend a hand to make this another successful Expo. To sign up, or for more information, please email Craig at craig@cca.cc. 





   
 
eBidding Solution - Vendor Questionnaire 


URGENT – ACTION REQUIRED

eBidding Solution – Vendor Questionnaire

The City of Calgary have recently closed tenders on projects utilizing the MERX4 electronic bidding process. The City have sent a survey out to the construction industry relative to e-bidding and would appreciate your response if you have participated in bidding electronically. If you did use the system please complete the attached survey and respond on or before Friday, April 10th.

PLEASE RESPOND NOW to the attached survey. THANK YOU

Completed survey to be returned via email to: Doris.Kinasz@calgary.ca. 


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Discover China - November 5 - 21, 2015 

The Calgary Construction Association trip to discover China is a unique customized trip offering the country’s most iconic sites plus extra features such as three bicycling trips; outstanding Chinese cuisine intermixed with Western cuisine; and premium luxury hotels with North American 5 star ratings.

The trip will include experienced local Chinese guides that will provide cultural and historical information in a mysterious country that has grown from 400 million to 1.3 billion in less than a century.

This exclusive trip for the CCA will allow for the “Pure Freedom” to indulge, escape and enjoy life enriching experiences like no other single trip to China!




NOTE: On Tuesday, April 14th the CCA will be hosting a presentation on the China trip in the Chinook Room commencing at 11:45 A.M. with lunch and refreshments being served. Please RSVP by Friday, 10 to Ju at ju@cca.cc/ 403-291-3350.



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"Getting the Best from Human Capital Series" - Building a Cohesive Leadership Team - April 14

This 90-minute seminar will provide insight, tips and process for ensuring you have the leadership team you need in order to build a healthy organization that can execute and achieve your vision. The seminar is intended for ambitious, open-minded business leaders – owners, CEOs and senior management – of firms with 15 - 300 employees



VIEW THE COMPLETE LISTING OF CCA EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES HERE!


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"Getting the Best from Human Capital Series" - Mastering Personal Workflow - May 6  

Mastering personal workflow is a foundational skill set for all employees, but particularly leaders. Leaders who don’t have the tools, processes and discipline to manage the deluge of information, priorities decisions and urgencies that arise each day will be unable to function as effective leaders.

This 90-minute seminar will provide tools and processes for maximizing your productivity and the productivity of those around you.



VIEW THE COMPLETE LISTING OF CCA EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES HERE!



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The Alberta Apprenticeship and Industry Training Scholarships

The Apprenticeship and Industry Training Scholarships are designed to recognize the excellence of Alberta apprentices and trainees and to encourage them to continue and complete their apprenticeship or occupational training. 


Application Deadline: June 30, 2015



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B. Sc. Construction Project Management Intern Students

The Calgary Construction Association has been working closely with SAIT's new B.Sc. Construction Project Management degree program (4 year degree).
The second intake of students are completing their 3rd year in this program and must complete a summer internship (15 weeks between May and August).

There are somewhere from 20-30 students this year looking for placements with CCA member firms! 

If you are interested in hiring one of these students or wish to receive resumes and cover letters for review, please contact Ju (403-291-3350 or email ju@cca.cc).

They are looking to secure their internships by the end of March.   






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CSC Calgary Chapter 1st Annual Golf Tournament

Where: Lakeside Greens Golf Club Chestermere, Alberta
When: Wednesday, September 16, 2015, 7:15 A.M. 




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Alberta Construction Association News

The ACA leads Alberta's construction industry in government advocacy, public relations, industry practices and partnerships, and promotion of a skilled workforce. 

Read this week's ACA News



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Canadian Construction Association News
CCA Weekly is an electronic newsletter published each week by the Canadian Construction Association. It contains relevant articles and information for CCA members and those involved in the construction industry. 




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April 14 | "Getting the Best from Human Capitals Series" - Building a Cohesive Leadership Team 
April 14 | CCA China Tour Presentation
April 15 | CCA Construction Career Expo Exhibitor Meeting
April 22 | CCA Construction Career Expo 
May 6 | "Getting the Best from Human Capital Series" - Mastering Personal Workflow
May 15 | Legal Series - Causes of Construction Claims 
May 15 | Legal Series - Claims Avoidance - "Tips to Avoid Them" 
May 21 | Legal Series - Analysis of Claim Costs 
May 21 | Legal Series - Scope Creep & Dispute Resolution Methods 
May 27 & 28 | 2 Day Construction 101 - Putting the Construction Industry "Pieces" Together
June 3 | Fundamentals of Design Build - CDBI


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