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Fall 2019 Employee Spotlight
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.

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Designed. Built. Done!
Designed. Built. Done!

Design-Build gets the job done on-budget and on time more reliably than other, commonly available construction project delivery methods.

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President's Letter | Fall 2019
President's Letter | Fall 2019

Long-term employees have a stake in providing service second to none to our customers.

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Building for the Golden Years
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.

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2019 High School Skills Challenge
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…

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CANCO pitches in at homeless shelter
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. The group completed…

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ADA Compliance in Industrial Facilities: Know the Facts
ADA Compliance in Industrial Facilities: Know the Facts

Addressing misconceptions about the application of accessibility requirements beyond commonly understood "public accommodations."

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USP 800 - Are You Ready?
USP 800 - Are You Ready?

A discussion of USP 800 requirements for handling hazardous drugs in healthcare settings.

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Hazardous Materials 103: High Hazard Occupancies
Hazardous Materials 103: High Hazard Occupancies

Part 3 of our Decoding the Code series on hazardous materials storage and handling.

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Infection Control Risk Assessment
Infection Control Risk Assessment

A review of infection control best practices during construction activities in operating hospital settings.

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Monthly Photo Contest Winners: March 2019
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.

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Monthly Photo Contest Winners: January 2019
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.

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2018 Community Impact Award
2018 Community Impact Award

The Carl A. Nelson & Company Foundation was recognized by the Greater Burlington Partnership and awarded the 2018 Community Impact Award! View the award video by clicking here.

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2018 Best Renovation to a Facility
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! View the award video from the Greater Burlington Partnership here.

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Monthly Photo Contest Winners: November 2018
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.

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Monthly Photo Contest Winners: October 2018
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.

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Monthly Photo Contest Winners: September 2018
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.

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Life Safety Drawings
Life Safety Drawings

A review of requirements for life safety drawings maintained by healthcare organizations to meet CMS, state, Joint Commission standards.

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Hazardous Materials 102: Control Areas
Hazardous Materials 102: Control Areas

Part 2 of our Decoding the Code series on hazardous materials storage and handling.

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