COOLNet Alberta is now BuildWorks Canada.  A partnership of 14 Local Construction Associations across Western Canada.  Providing you with more access to work and opportunities to grow your business.

Your existing COOLNet Alberta username and password will work at BuildWorks Canada.

News Updates

Change is Good

All great things must come to an end.  This is a reality of our world, and with technology advancing at the rate it is, we… READ MORE

Conference – The Public Sector P in P3s

A Joint Presentation of Edmonton FMI and IPAC Chapters. The public looks to all levels of government to build and maintain infrastructure to support the… READ MORE

Connectivity through COOLNet

Most understand COOLNet as a place to log in, find work, get the plans, and log out.  While providing plans and specs to the industry… READ MORE

COOLNet Alberta newsletter

Welcome to the first issue of our COOLNet Alberta newsletter! We have partnered with ConstructConnect as leaders in providing construction news to share relevant and… READ MORE

COOLNet Alberta now offers Online Bidding!

COOLNet Alberta now offers Online Bidding. Click here for the user guide.

COOLNet Alberta’s not so hidden secrets

Continuing with the theme from last months Newsletter, our survey results alerted us to some functionality in COOLNet that currently exists, but you don’t know… READ MORE

Does Your Firm Bid on U of A Projects?

In February 2013 the University of Alberta was introducing a mandatory Health and Safety (H & S) Pre-Qualification process for contractors bidding at the University. This policy… READ MORE

I wish COOLNet would send me emails…

We recently conducted a COOLNet user survey and overwhelmingly we were asked, “can COOLNet Alberta send me emails when new opportunities are posted?”  YES! Yes… READ MORE

Lethbridge College Ready to Break Ground!

The Lethbridge College will host a groundbreaking ceremony on April 24 on it’s 65 million dollar Trades & Technology renovation. The three year project will seek… READ MORE

Let’s all embrace technology

Construction Tendering: It’s Time to Park the Horse and Buggy. To say that construction tendering is time-sensitive is as obvious as saying that Trump likes… READ MORE

Public Tendering Best Practice – Bid Results

The Importance of Timely Bid Results We in the construction industry are all familiar with the pressures of the open tender process, whether we are… READ MORE

Quickly check the rear view, then hit the gas.

As 2017 comes to an end and we all prepare for the holidays (10 adults and 10 children in a 3 bedroom farm house isn’t… READ MORE

RF(R) – Request for Relationship

Over time, COOLNet Alberta has come to be seen as focused on publically-funded construction opportunities.  With the huge volume of public tenders flowing through COOLNet… READ MORE

The other Alberta Advantage

We are the envy of provinces & states across North America when it comes to construction procurement and tendering in Alberta.  Within our day to… READ MORE

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