Carl A. Nelson & Company News


Monthly Photo Contest Winners: May 2018
Submitted by:
Jeff Ketels, Field Engineer – 1 Year with Carl A. Nelson & Company

Photo Description:
Beginning of 1,200 cubic yard concrete pour for Bin Pile Cap at Grain Processing Corporation in Muscatine, Iowa
Monthly Photo Contest Winners: April 2018
Submitted by:
Jim Mueller, Lead Driver & Heavy Hauler – 3 Years with Carl A. Nelson & Company

Photo Description (L):
Drew Zane (in basket) Places Tags Approximately 45 Feet in the Air for Boom Lift Training in our Equipment Yard.

Submitted by:
Jake Woods, Project Foreman – 15 Years with Carl A. Nelson & Company

Photo Description (R):
Surveying for Retaining Wall at Great River Medical Center Clinic in Keokuk, Iowa.
Monthly Photo Contest Winner: November 2017
Submitted by:
Bob Stutes, Project Foreman, 16 Years with Carl A. Nelson & Company

Photo Description:
Pouring Slab On Grade at the Community Health Center in Keokuk, IA
Carl A. Nelson & Company Voted #1
Carl A. Nelson & Company Voted #1 (AGAIN!)

We Did It!
For the second year in a row, we have been chosen the
#1 Commercial Contractor in SE Iowa!
Carl A. Nelson & Company Employees Raise Money for Wounded Warrior Project
Carl A. Nelson & Company Employees Raise Money for Wounded Warrior Project

As part of our monthly charitable efforts, employees raised over $600.00 to support the Wounded Warrior Project. To learn more about our company’s charitable donations continue reading our news section. For information on our charitable foundation, go to
Monthly Photo Contest Winner: July 2017
Submitted by:
Earl Vincent, Jr., 5 Years with Carl A. Nelson & Company

Photo Description:
Chris Clark, Project Foreman, shown stick welding a connection
Monthly Photo Contest Winner: June 2017
Submitted by:
Amy Adams, Receptionist: 5 Years with Carl A. Nelson & Company

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Employees Practice for Crane Certification Practical Exam at our Burlington, IA Equipment Yard.
Carl A. Nelson and Company Employees Make a Difference for Muscatine Humane Society
Employees Donate Much Needed Supplies & Money

During the month of April, employees of Carl A. Nelson & Company donated money and supplies to benefit the Muscatine Humane Society.
Carl A. Nelson and Company Employees Continue Making a Difference For Hope Haven
COMPANY DONATES TIME, MONEY, & ANTI-FATIGUE MATS TO WORKERS

During the month of March, employees of Carl A. Nelson & Company raised money to benefit Hope Haven Area Development Center Corporation. Employees raised $390.00 that was used to purchase 15 anti-fatigue foam floor mats for Hope Haven workers. The mats aid in reducing stress on the body caused by standing on the job.
Monthly Photo Contest Winner: February 2017
Submitted by:
Raleigh Annis, Field Foreman: < 1 Year with Carl A. Nelson & Company

Photo Description:
Removal of Breeching Module 1 (air duct) by crane on a temporary rock causeway located on the bank of the Iowa River, University of Iowa Power Plant, Iowa City, IA.
Junior Achievement of the Heartland
Employees of Carl A. Nelson & Company at the Bowl-a-Thon for Junior Achievement of the Heartland at King Pins in Burlington, IA held on February 20, 2017.
Employees Unite for a Great Cause
Recently, employees of Carl A. Nelson & Company united for a great cause! A “Souper Bowl” party was held at our Burlington office to raise money for the Burlington Area Homeless Shelter. Employees brought in soup and spoons were sold for $5.00. In kind donations were also accepted. In total, our employees raised $240.00 in a few hours!
Coverage on the front page of The Hawkeye January 25, 2017
Travis Fogle, left, and Ryan Russell, tradesmen with Carl A. Nelson & Co., upholster sections for a bulletin board display case while working on the renovation of the Welcome Center Tuesday inside the Port of Burlington. The work is part of the $75,000 renovation funded by the Greater Burlington Convention…
Monthly Photo Contest Winner: December 2016
Submitted by:
Ellen McCulley, Architect: 5 Years with Carl A. Nelson & Co.

Photo Description:
Installation of the roof is nearing completion at the 70,000 SF Addition of Dexter Laundry in Fairfield, Iowa.
Carl A. Nelson and Company Wins Big at ABC of Iowa Awards Gala
Company takes home award for Project at University of Iowa BURLINGTON, IOWA (October 24, 2016) – Carl A. Nelson & Co. received a prestigious construction award from Associated Builders and Contractors of Iowa (ABC of Iowa) during the association’s annual Excellence in Construction Gala held October…
Monthly Photo Contest Winner: September 2016
Submitted by:
Tyler Hackman, Project Manager: 4 Years with Carl A. Nelson & Co.
Photo Description:
Steel Frame for Platform being Lowered into Ash Bunker at the University of Iowa.
Monthly Photo Contest Winner: August 2016
Submitted by: Steve Jones, Project Superintendent: 27 Years with Carl A. Nelson & Co. Photo Description: Carl A. Nelson & Co. Employees perform test run installation of roof trusses at the University of Iowa Power Plant
Thank you, INVISION Architecture! This is a beautiful project of which we can all be proud. Check out the new photos of the inpatient and specialty clinic addition at Regional Medical Center Manchester. They... Posted by INVISION planning I architecture I interiors on Tuesday, September 6, 2016