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Membership has its Rewards. Join Us In Moving our Industry Forward.

Membership Benefits:

  • Staff and committees are actively working on behalf of the members.
  • We are an influential organization which represents members interest in meetings and discussions with Government Departments and Agencies, Municipal Councils, Engineering Consultants and the General Public.
  • Dispute Resolution: Why spend thousands of dollars in court over a dispute with an owner when your case can be heard in front of a panel of contractors, consultants and Government officials.
  • HCANL has partnered with NLCA to provide members a special rate for construction Bulletin, which is a valuable resource for any company whether Contractor or Supplier to be kept up to date on upcoming tenders and results.
  • Actively involved in the continued development of the Specification Books, for both the Government of NL, DTW and DMA.
  • Membership Directory
  • The HCANL AGM and West Coast annual meeting and golf tournament are great events to network and socialize with members.
  • Member’s siblings are eligible for two $ 1,000.00 Scholarship awards.
  • Hours of Service Exemption with Provincial Government for HCANL companies.
  • Rapid Water Testing Results with Department of Health. (Eastern Region)
  • A proud supporter in our community and local charity committees: Children’s Wish, The Avalon Dragons Boat, Kids Eat Smart, and many more…

 

Accomplishments To Date:

  • Development of a universal Specification Book in cooperation with DMA and Consulting Engineers
  • Instrumental in bringing about Round Table discussions and promotion of government focus on streamlining tendering processes
  • Development of Dispute Resolution process
  • Founding member of NLCSA and promotion of COR safety program
  • Organizing seminars to promote professionalism amongst members as well as provide the latest information available in many areas such as insurance, bonding, disputes, equipment, construction techniques, provincial regulations, building codes, etc.
  • Successfully lobbied Government for a early tender program within the Department of Transportation and multi year funding programs with DMA
  • Successfully communicates with government on industry position on many areas of common concern and vise versa.
  • Consults with DTW to ensure that Equipment Rental rates are current and adequate.
  • Ongoing involved with health and safety issues and lobbing with WHSCC on changes to regulations.
  • Successful in lobbing to have the implementation of mandatory overtime postponed.
  • Successfully negotiated Hours of Service Exemption with Provincial Government for HCANL companies.
  • Liaised with Federal Government on establishment of new asphalt emission standards.
  • Spearheaded the successful class action appeal regarding Revenue Canada re-assessments of fuel oil excise tax for use in the production of asphalt.
  • Partnering with Government for new front end tender documents.
  • Liaised with Provincial Government on new Pit and Quarry regulations.
  • Continues to lobby the Provincial Government to call tenders early.
  • Currently working with Department of Education regarding Blaster Licensing policy.
  • Provides a member to be a Provincial Vice-Chair and sit on the CCA Civil Infrastructure Council.
  • Promoting Careers in the Civil Construction Industry through the Education and Training website: www.nlconstructionjobs.com
  • Successfully lobbied Department of Health for rapid water testing results for commercial use.
  • Provides $3,000.00 in Scholarship awards to CNA, and MUN Students.
  • Since 1996 the HCANL has contributed close to $1,000,000.00 to the Children’s Wish Foundation.

 

Become a Member

To become a member you can download an application form by clicking here, or request an application form by contacting us.

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