2011 Contractor of the Year Awards Gala

Taking place in concurrence with the release of the June 2011 issue of Alberta Venture and the Alberta edition of Open Mind, this awards gala recognizes those companies and individuals whose efforts have stood out in this vital $65 billion industry.

The 2011 Contractor of the Year Awards Recognize the Construction Industry’s Best and Brightest

Awards Gala Overview
Nominees and Award Winners
Annual Revenue Category Award Winner Acceptance Speeches
Construction Person of the Year Tribute Video and Award Acceptance Speech
Gallery of Event Photos
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AWARDS GALA OVERVIEW

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Alberta Venture magazine, Merit Contractors Association and our sponsors – Alberta Construction Safety Association, Canadian Western Bank, and Lenmak Exterior Innovations Inc – are proud to announce the winners of the first annual Contractor of the Year Awards. These awards highlight the 65 billion dollar construction industry’s achievements by recognizing companies and individuals whose efforts stand out. Over 200 of the construction industry’s finest turned out to honour finalists and award winners at an exclusive awards gala on Thursday, April 28, 2011 at the Sutton Hotel in downtown Edmonton.

Nominees were judged in four categories and across various criteria, including safety programs, environmental practices, staff development opportunities and the diversity of their building projects. Nominations were received from all across the province and the diversity of services provided is a testament to the robust Alberta construction industry.

“The construction sector is one of the most significant economic drivers in Alberta,” says Ruth Kelly, publisher of Alberta Venture. “With technological, environmental and labour force issues arising, the construction industry has embraced innovation across the spectrum of its activities. Recognizing excellence inside the sector furthers Alberta Venture’s mandate to promote best business practices in the province.”

 

Click here to nominate your company for the 2012 Contractor Awards

 

NOMINEES AND AWARD WINNERS
Awards were presented in five categories:
*Winners in each category are highlighted in red

Under $10 Million Annual Revenue

  • Alta Pro Electric Ltd.*
  • Avalanche Air Systems
  • Horizon Mechanical Ltd.

$10 Million to $30 Million Annual Revenue

  • Camdon Construction
  • I.W. Kuhn Environmental Ltd.
  • Unitech Electrical Contracting Inc.*

$30 Million to $100 Million Annual Revenue

  • Alberta Glass Company
  • Elan Construction Ltd.
  • Territorial Electric Ltd.*

Greater than $100 Million Annual Revenue

  • Chandos Construction
  • Clark Builders*
  • Flint Energy Service
  • Graham Group Ltd.

The Construction Person of the Year Award

  • Rick Ball, President, Avalanche Air Systems Ltd.
  • Roger Dootson, Vice-President, PCL Management Inc.*
  • Louis Ravoy, Manager, Alberta Mechanical & Salvaged Recycling Ltd.

Read full profiles on all the Contractor of the Year winners in the June 2011 issue of Alberta Venture, available on newsstands and online at albertaventure.com now.

Read the full profiles on the awards finalists online in the April issue of Alberta Venture.

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ANNUAL REVENUE CATEGORY AWARD WINNER ACCEPTANCE SPEECHES

CONSTRUCTION PERSON OF THE YEAR TRIBUTE VIDEO AND AWARD ACCEPTANCE SPEECH
Watch a video profiling this year’s Contruction Person of the Year Awards Winner, Roger Dootson, Vice-President of PCL Management Inc.

View Roger Dootson’s touching acceptance speech

 

GALLERY OF EVENT PHOTOS
[simpleviewer gallery_id=”3″] Click here to access the full album of gala photos.

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The 2011 Contractor of the Year Awards was presented in partnership with Merit Contractor Association and is sponsored by the Alberta Construction Safety Association, Canadian Western Bank, and Lenmak Exterior Innovations Inc. Alberta Venture is Alberta’s only province-wide business magazine covering the latest issues and trends concerning Alberta’s business community.