How Canada’s builders are reimagining preconstruction

October 3, 2019

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CANA Construction, a Calgary-based general contractor that’s been building in Alberta since 1942, knows a thing or two about juggling several challenging projects at once. With a diverse project portfolio - from residential to infrastructure to civil works - the estimating team at CANA has optimized their preconstruction process to address both shifting project needs and an evolving construction environment.

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