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Top Projects Awards

Single Ticket: $125
Table of 8: SOLD OUT

Royal Glenora Club, Edmonton, AB

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Top Projects Awards


Alberta Construction Magazine’s Top Projects Awards is an annual feature that recognizes and celebrates construction excellence in Alberta. Winners are revealed in the winter issue of Alberta Construction Magazine and honoured at the awards luncheon, this year on November 30th, 2016 in Edmonton. 

Top Projects 2015 Winners

Award categories include:

  • Civil—Over $50 Million
  • Civil—Under $50 Million
  • Commercial—Over $50 Million
  • Commercial—Under $50 Million
  • Institutional—Over $50 Million
  • Institutional—Under $50 Million
  • Industrial—Over $50 Million
  • Industrial—Under $50 Million
  • Design (in Commercial, Institutional and Industrial categories)
  • Sustainability
  • Project of the Year, awarded last year to the Taylor Center of Performing Arts

Finalists for this years awards have been selected, to learn more please visit albertaconstructionmagazine.com.

Top Projects award trophies

Event Speakers
Ian MacGregor, President and Chairman of North West Refining

Ian MacGregor is an engineer who has spent his career starting and running successful technical businesses in every area of the energy industry, from services and exploration, to processing and marketing. Ian’s speciality is starting from scratch, usually with a novel idea or at the very least, a different approach, and having the tenacity to operationalize and make it a success .Ian is the President, CEO and Chairman of North West Refining., a 50 per cent owner in the North West Redwater Partnership which is building the first new refinery in Canada since 1984. The North West Redwater Partnership is investing $8.5 billion into a bitumen refining complex in Alberta’s Industrial Heartland. It is one of the largest construction projects in the works in Canada.  The Sturgeon Refinery will be the world’s first to incorporate CO2 management with carbon capture and storage. This approach will allow the company to produce an ultra-low sulphur diesel with one of the lowest carbon footprints of any petroleum-based fuel.

Ian is also the founder and Chairman of Enhance Energy Inc. which is building the Alberta Carbon Trunk Line (ACTL).A collector of machinery since childhood, Ian’s passion and curiosity led him to become the primary benefactor and curator of the Canadian Museum of Making. His hobbies and collections include Victorian engineering history and machinery, architectural blacksmithing, and forged African metal works.

Wendy Ell, Director, Strategic Alliances, JWN

Having been a marketing strategist to Alberta businesses for over 25 years, Wendy’s had the opportunity to develop strategic business plans and event activities for over two hundred businesses. Her clients have come from the sectors of oil and gas, real estate, agriculture, food and beverage, consumer products, professional services and advanced technology. Wendy's current role involves collaboration with corporations and associations; all for the purposes of helping industry overcome hurdles, mitigate risk, better communicate and improve productivity.

Currently, with respect to Alberta's construction sector, she is working on rolling out a major industry program called The Alberta Project Improvement Network. The organizations involved in this network are sharing best practices, piloting new practices and communicating wins. The synergies and new activities created is fully intended to generate a dramatic movement for change. This program aims to have our sector be twice and safe and twice and productive by 2020.