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Architect on CANCO school project endorses CM delivery

Architect on CANCO school project endorses CM delivery

Sioux Center High School architect Lee Beukelman of CMBA Architects recommends construction management agency delivery for Iowa schools, large projects.

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CANCO earns praise as CMa for new high school project
CANCO earns praise as CMa for new high school project

Sioux Center Superintendent Gary McEldowney shared positive critiques, endorsements as new $42.6 million, 180,000 square-foot high school opened in August.

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Kelsey Dowell joins CANCO as Project Superintendent
Kelsey Dowell joins CANCO as Project Superintendent

Longtime field leader brings 30-plus years of construction experience to new role with Carl A. Nelson & Company as project superintendent.

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CANCO project helps electric co-op power up
CANCO project helps electric co-op power up

Central Iowa Power Cooperative's new Summit Lake generating station, built by Carl A. Nelson & Company, houses three new natural gas engines to supplement wind and solar power sources.

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Keokuk Clinic serves southeast Iowa area
Keokuk Clinic serves southeast Iowa area

Carl A. Nelson & Company was design-builder for Great River Health on development, construction of community clinic serving Iowa, Illinois and Missouri.

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Employee Spotlight: Dennis Duke
Employee Spotlight: Dennis Duke

Companies everywhere like to boast about their employees by using terms like “rock star” and “hall-of-famer.” But for Carl A. Nelson & Company, saying those things about Project Manager Dennis Duke is no exercise in hyperbole. Duke is an accomplished builder, but away from the office and jobsite,…

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Growing CANCO North team moves to new location
Growing CANCO North team moves to new location

Effective Aug. 2, 2021, Carl A. Nelson & Company's office in Cedar Falls will relocate to larger quarters at 4600 University Avenue.

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Fettkether joins CANCO's Cedar Falls office
Fettkether joins CANCO's Cedar Falls office

CEDAR FALLS, Iowa — A construction industry veteran with 30 years of project management and business development experience is the newest project manager in the Cedar Falls office of Carl A. Nelson & Company. Jamie Fettkether joins CANCO after three years working as a construction consultant for Leidos…

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CANCO to lead Van Buren Co. CSD activity center project
CANCO to lead Van Buren Co. CSD activity center project

New construction management agency opportunity adds to Carl A. Nelson & Company's portfolios in both the K-12 school and recreational construction markets.

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Mt. Pleasant CSD chooses CANCO for master plan
Mt. Pleasant CSD chooses CANCO for master plan

Results of needs assessment and master planning process will determine next steps for school district on school buildings, other facilities.

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CANCO chosen to lead Burlington High School project
CANCO chosen to lead Burlington High School project

Burlington School Board makes unanimous selection of hometown firm as construction manager on upcoming $35 million makeover of 1969 high school building.

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Bliesener takes over human resources duties
Bliesener takes over human resources duties

New HR rep at Carl A. Nelson & Company discovered early passion for improving workplace experiences to help ensure employees love their jobs.

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