Contents Quarter 1 2020
2 Update from ARHCA CEO Ron Glen
4 ARHCA Board of Directors and Committee Chairs
5 ARHCA Committee Members
8 Lauren Nickerson, CRSP
Meet the new chair of ARHCA’s Safety Committee
13 Safety Moment
14 ARHCA Annual Convention & Expo Photos
17 Partnering with Industry Symposium
FEATURED ARHCA MEMBER
18 Stormy Weather
When it’s time to clear snow and ice from Alberta highways,
Carmacks Maintenance Services is on the job
24 WINTER ROADS
Results of Winter Road Maintenance Operations Research
31 AMTA’s New Aggregate Hauling Skills
35 Work-life Balance in Construction
38 How to Retain Employees in a Tight Job Market
39 The Shift Towards Renting and What It Means
41 Construction Fatalities: A Hidden Danger
46 Six Evolving Technologies in the Construction Industry
48 Fuel Efficiency Tips
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