Take stock – April 6

A Red Deer construction company is in the running for an Alberta Contractor of the Year Award.

Construction firm in running for award

A Red Deer construction company is in the running for an Alberta Contractor of the Year Award.

Camdon Construction is one of three finalists among companies with annual revenues of between $10 million and $30 million. It is competing against I.W. Kuhn Environmental Ltd. of Acadia Valley and Calgary-based Unitech Electrical Contracting Inc.

Other Contractor of the Year Award categories exist for companies with annual revenues of less than $10 million, between $30 million and $100 million, and more than $100 million. The awards are being presented for the first time, with the Merit Contractors Association and Alberta Venture magazine organizing the competition. Judging criteria for companies include safety programs, environmental practices and staff development opportunities. Award winners will be announced April 28 in Edmonton, with Camdon and the other finalists profiled in the April issue of Alberta Venture. Camdon, which is owned by George Wilson, Tim Katakami and Troy Spelt, is a design-built commercial construction company. It was founded in 1984, with its recent local projects including the renovation and expansion of the physical education facility at Canadian University College in Lacombe, construction of the Packers Plus Energy Services Inc. building in Clearview Industrial Park, and renovation and expansion of the Quinn Pumps building in Riverside Heavy Industrial Park.


Industrial shop approved

A Red Deer commercial construction company has received site development approval from the city’s municipal planning commission for a new shop in Northlands Industrial Park. Atek Developments Inc. plans to build a 11,550-square-foot building at 7944 49th Ave. The company, which was established in 1996, specializes in drywall, steel studs, stucco and T-bar and custom ceilings.

The application was made by Timcon Construction (1988) Ltd.