PCL Construction named Alberta Contractor of the Year

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Edmonton, Alberta (April 17, 2015) – The PCL family of companies is pleased to announce that PCL has been chosen as General Contractor of the Year, presented by Alberta Venture magazine, the Alberta Roadbuilders and Heavy Construction Association, and the Merit Contractors Association. The award is in the category of general contractors with over $250 million in annual revenue, and was presented April 16th at the Westin Hotel in Edmonton.



Alan Kuysters, vice president and district manager, PCL Construction Management Inc. (Edmonton) accepted the award on behalf of operations in Alberta.
"The projects that we have had the privilege to work on throughout this province allow us to strive toward one of our main goals,” said Kuysters, “which is always to try to be a contractor of choice in the eyes of our customers. Thank you for this honour." 
Contractors are judged according to various criteria, including safety programs, environmental practices, staff development opportunities, and project diversity.
The Contractor of the Year Awards are open to a union or non-union contractor in any sector (industrial, buildings, or civil operations), whose head office is located within Canada and with a branch office in Alberta.

About PCL Construction

PCL is a group of independent construction companies that carries out work across Canada, the United States, the Caribbean, and in Australia. These diverse operations in the civil infrastructure, heavy industrial, and buildings markets are supported by a strategic presence in 31 major centers. Together, these companies have an annual construction volume of more than $7.5 billion, making PCL the largest contracting organization in Canada and one of the largest in North America. Watch us build at PCL.com.

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Shane Jones
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PCL Construction
(780) 733-5107