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CANA Builds the Future Institutional | CANA CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT SERVICES S CANA CONSTRUCTION UNDERTAKES CONSTRUCTION OF ONE OF CANADA’S LARGEST SCIENCE CENTERS. omeday children’s laughter will fill the hallways as they explore Earth, space, the human body and facets of technology at the new TELUS World of Science in Calgary, Alberta. CANA Construction Management Services in Calgary, Alberta, has been tasked with building the place where these childhood memories will be made. Once completed in fall 2011, the new 153,000-square-foot TELUS World of Science will be one of Canada’s largest science centers. A Feature Presentation Hall is planned to showcase touring exhibitions from other museums. Youngsters will be able to check out the latest in media technology in the Dome Theatre. Visitors also can experiment with a number of interactive exhibits and self-testing kiosks in the Werklund Foundation Learning & Leadership Centre. Groundbreaking took place in summer 2009. Since then, CANA Construction has completed stripping and grading the site with the hauling in of some 50,000 cubic meters of fill to raise the building by 2 meters, the company states. Concrete formwork and placing of concrete is being completed using CANA’s own forming system. Other aspects of the project, including site services and steel, are being completed by subcontractors. CANA Construction officials note interior finishes will be tendered in late spring 2010. The new science center will cost $160 million. »CANA is working to World complete the TELUS of Science by 2011. Family Ties The CANA Group of Companies originated in Calgary in 1942 and is owned by the Simpson family. The company’s portfolio includes two construction companies and a development corporation. In 2004, the CANA Group of Companies was named one of Canada’s 50 Best Managed Companies and in 2007 qualified as a Platinum Member of Canada’s 50 Best Managed Companies. Projects range from conventional halls and residential homes to industrial and equestrian facilities. CANA also completes work in the educational sector, historic renovations, hospitals, hotels, office buildings, retail buildings and sports facilities. The CANA Group of Companies is comprised of CANA Limited – which includes CANA Construction Management – along with ACE Construction Co. and Shepard Development Corp. ACE specializes in utility and infrastructure work, and Shepard Development typically handles commercial, retail and industrial land development. CANA Construction Management Services www.cana.ca • 2008 sales: $500 million • Headquarters: Calgary, Alberta • Employees: 500 • Service: General contractor Go Team CANA Construction Management Services utilizes a team approach throughout the construction process. The concept joins the owner, the user groups, the architect, design engineers and CANA in a team with the common objective of designing and building a CANA Limited ACE Construction Co. Shepard Development Corp. JANUARY 2010 CONSTRUCTION-TODAY.COM http://www.CONSTRUCTION-TODAY.COM

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Construction Today - January 2010

Construction Today - January 2010
Contents
News/People/Calendar
Profitable Contractor
Aireko Enterprises
Metrus Construction Limited: Le Parc Tower II
CJ Pink Ltd.
Costello Dismantling Co. Inc.
Allied Building Products Corp.
IDEURBAN: The St. Regis Mexico City
Interlink Group
TCD Inc.
Jersen Construction Group
Killian Construction Co.: The Westin Hotel
Legacy Partners Residential: Riverpark
Strathcona Mechanical Ltd.
Tilton Pacific Construction Inc.
On the Cover
Wharton-Smith Inc.
Product Showcase: Software and New Technology
Nicholson Construction Co.
Gilchrist Construction Co.
Turner Construction Co.: MIC Rental Car Center
Union Concrete Construction: Outer Harbor Parkway Project
D’Onofrio General Contractors Corp.
Worldwide Rental Services
AmQuip Crane Corp.
EIC Associates Inc.
Grinnell Recycling
Intercounty Paving Associates LLC: N.Y. Route 112
Matrix Design Group
Nicholson Construction Co.: Canton Dam
Sessler Wrecking
Wilson & Company Inc. Engineers and Architects: Rail Division
Regional Spotlight
Amacon
Group Lepine Ltd.
Laurysen Kitchens Ltd.
Aspen Ridge Homes: Vu Living
Walsh Construction: Sherman Replacement Hospital
Block Cos.
PortSide Builders Inc.
Summit Builders Construction Co.: Classic Residence at Silverstone
Urban Landmarks
Keystone Construction Corp.: Carmel Arts District Lofts
Construction Coach
HDR Architecture Inc.
Brasfield & Gorrie LLC
Dimeo Construction Co.
Nan Inc.
EllisDon: North Park Quad Pad Arena
CANA Construction: TELUS World of Science
Cornerstone General Contractors Inc.
Harvey-Cleary Builders: City of Austin Public Safety Training Facility
Hensel Phelps Construction Co.: Granada Hills High School
Pirtle Construction Co.: City of Miami College
Sundt: East Contra Costa
Taylor & Parrish Inc.: Carole Weinstein International Center
Turner Construction Co.: Nationwide Children's Hospital
Turner Construction Co.: Duval Unified County Courthouse Facility
Weddle Brothers Construction Co. Inc.
AP Construction Inc.: Kensington Creative and Performing Arts High School
The Boldt Co.: Luther Midelfort Hospital Expansion
Choate Construction: NGCSU Projects
Donley’s LLC: Bavaro Hall at the University of Virginia
EllisDon: Woodstock General Hospital
McCarty Corp.: Maneuver Center of Excellence Headquarters
Munlake Contractors Inc.
Murray Company: Kiowa Country Memorial Hospital
River City Construction LLC
Skyline Roofing Ltd.
SpawGlass: Austin Community College Round Rock Campus
W.E. O’Neil Construction: Downtown Women's Center Project
Special Focus
CANA Construction: SMART Technologies
DiFazio Industries
Ecco III Enterprises Inc.
G.W. Peoples Contracting Co.
ARCO/Murray National Construction Co. Inc.
Baker Electric Inc.
Chester Bross Construction Co.
Titan Wrecking & Environmental LLC
Last Look: Urban Landmarks

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