Carl A. Nelson & Company News

October Photo Contest Winner

October Photo Contest Winner

Submissions now being accepted for the November 2019 photo contest. Entries due by Nov. 30, 2019.


CANCO lends students a hand
Employees of Carl A. Nelson & Company helped dry-in a student-built house under construction in Fort Madison, Iowa.
Decoding the Code: Therapy/Rec pools
Carl A. Nelson & Company's Dan Culp discusses regulatory guidelines for pools related to therapy-only versus therapy and recreational use.
Decoding the Code: High-Piled Storage
Nelson Design Services, Inc., architect Ellen McCulley, AIA, LEED AP, NCARB, offers a guide to rules for high-piled combustibles storage.
Fall 2019 Employee Spotlight
The roots of a 41-year career in the construction industry can be traced to a childhood spent building things and taking them apart.
Designed. Built. Done!
Design-Build gets the job done on-budget and on time more reliably than other, commonly available construction project delivery methods.
President's Letter | Fall 2019
Long-term employees have a stake in providing service second to none to our customers.
Building for the Golden Years
Across the senior living spectrum, baby boomers are bringing change. For owners of independent, assisted and long-term housing facilities, that means it's time to think about building for the golden years.
2019 High School Skills Challenge
Area High School Students Compete in Third Annual Carl A. Nelson & Company Construction Skills Challenge Event puts Construction Trades students to the test with real-world construction tasks BURLINGTON, Iowa – Carl A. Nelson & Company, a 106-year-old design-build, construction management and general…
CANCO pitches in at homeless shelter
  Carl A. Nelson & Company employees make a difference in their community even when they're not busy building things.   Several CANCO employees and a couple of their spouses gave up part of their weekend Sept. 30 to complete a painting project at the Burlington Area Homeless Shelter. General Superintendent…
Monthly Photo Contest Winners: March 2019
Submitted by: Steve Jones, Project Superintendent – 30 Years with Carl A. Nelson & Company

Photo Description: First Floor Concrete Pour for Confidential Client in SE Iowa.
Monthly Photo Contest Winners: January 2019
Submitted by: Jim Quickstad, Sr. Project Manager – 37 Years with Carl A. Nelson & Company

Photo Description: Construction Craftsman, Andrew Quam prepares a bridge support beam at Grain Processing Corporation in Muscatine, Iowa.
2018 Community Impact Award
The Carl A. Nelson & Company Foundation was recognized by the Greater Burlington Partnership and awarded the 2018 Community Impact Award! Learn More
2018 Best Renovation to a Facility
The New Burlington Police Headquarters project was recognized by the Greater Burlington Partnership and received the award for 2018 Best Renovation to a Facility. Carl A. Nelson & Company is proud to have been your Construction Manager! Learn More
Monthly Photo Contest Winners: November 2018
Submitted by:
Ellen McCulley, Architect – 6 Years with Carl A. Nelson & Company

Photo Description:
Superintendent Corey Mumme is shown stripping the forms off the entrance canopy at The TURF in Burlington, Iowa.
Monthly Photo Contest Winners: October 2018
Submitted by:
Mike Hall, Superintendent – 33 Years with Carl A. Nelson & Company

Photo Description:
Craftsmen Joe Byrd and Eric Beckman are shown detailing a bin tower at Grain Processing Corporation in Muscatine, IA.
Monthly Photo Contest Winners: September 2018
Submitted by:
Larry Lindhart, Systems Building Manager – 34 Years with Carl A. Nelson & Company

Photo Description:
Helical Piers are installed at The TURF in Burlington, IA as Brayden Beck, Ethan Whitt, Noah Samuel, and Corey Mumme observe.
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.