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Contractor of the Year Awards Gala

Jan 31, 2014


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Thank you to everyone who attended the 2014 Contractor of the Year Awards Gala, presented by Alberta Venture, Merit Contractors Association, and Alberta Roadbuilders & Heavy Construction Association.



Trade Contractor Under 15 Million Annual Revenue

  • AltaPro Electric

Trade Contractor Over 15 Million Annual Revenue

  • NCSG Crane & Heavy Haul Corp

General Contractor Under 50 Million Annual Revenue

  • Rockwood Custom Homes

General Contractor Over 50 Million Annual Revenue

  • GCS Energy Services Ltd.

Heavy Civil Contractor of the Year

  • Pidherney’s Inc.

Construction Person of the Year:

Les LaRocque, President of Botting & Associates Alberta



The 2014 Construction Person of the Year


Les LaRocque, President of Botting & Associates Alberta, 2014 Construction Person of the Year. Photo by Curtis Comeau

Les LaRocque, President of Botting & Associates Alberta, has been selected as the 2014 Construction Person of the Year. Mr. LaRocque will be delivering a short inspirational speech at the awards dinner on the nature of success and the growth of Alberta’s construction industry.


Our Program Partners

Merit Contractors Association – Representing the voice of open shop construction in Alberta, Merit Contractors Association focuses on the human resource needs of the construction industry. Established in 1986 in Alberta, Merit works to provide non-union construction employees with benefit plans, excellent working conditions, practical training
programs and access to all construction sites. Today, the Alberta association has more than 1,200 member companies including general, sub-trade and maintenance contractors in all sectors of the construction industry.

Alberta Heavy Construction and Road Builders Association – The Alberta Roadbuilders and Heavy Construction (ARHCA) is the largest heavy construction Association in Canada with more than 800 corporate members, representing approximately 50,000 direct employees ($1.8 billion payroll). The Association represents contractors who work on the construction and rehabilitation of highways, municipal roads, bridges, sewer, and water projects, as well as the suppliers (such as equipment dealers, finance companies, aggregate suppliers, law firms, etc.), and consulting engineers who work with them. ARHCA member companies can also be found constructing streets, curbs and gutters, sewer and water systems, and other infrastructure for residential, commercial, oilfield, oil sands and forestry projects.

Previous Year’s List and Event

The 2013 Contractor of the Year Awards Winners and Event

The 2012 Contractor Awards winners and event

The 2011 Contractor Awards winners

2014 Sponsorship OpportunitiesIf you are interested in sponsoring the 2014 Contractor of the Year Awards, please contact Anita McGillis at 1-403-228-4337 ext. 229, or email

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