Engineering and construction

Alberta's engineering and construction (EC) firms make a significant contribution to Alberta's economy, accounting for 12% of the province's gross domestic product (GDP).

Dedication in developing and applying technology and project management skills enhances each undertaking and promotes a well-known standard of distinction. Building on long-established excellence in civil, mechanical, municipal and environmental disciplines, Alberta's EC firms are skilled in the design and construction of major projects.

EC is a knowledge-based sector. The more than 300,000 Albertans employed in this sector have succeeded in developing diverse and strong world-class skills. About another 400,000 Alberta workers are dependent on this sector.

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About the industry

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Policies and regulations

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Industry stakeholders

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Best practices in project management

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