About Read Contracting Ltd.
We pride ourselves on being down-to-earth and approachable and believe that collaboration is the foundation for ensuring the client receives what they want. We also believe in innovation. We stay up to date on the latest industry developments regarding code and invest in regular training to ensure all our projects come in on time and budget.
Supporting where we live and work is also very important to us which is why we try to give back to many local community groups. We regularly support the Camrose Boys and Girls Club, Kidsport Camrose, STARS Air Ambulance, the Rotary Club, the Camrose Kinsmen Club and the Battle River Community Foundation — Serving East Central Alberta, among others.
Bob Read, founder of what would become Read Contracting, moved to Camrose in the 1970s and began working for A. Hansen Construction Ltd. In 1989 Bob went out on his own and started Bob Read Contracting.
Initially, Bob began with small residential jobs before moving on to building custom homes and garages etc. Eventually he started constructing
agricultural buildings, shops and barns, which started to move the company away from residential into commercial and agricultural work.
In 2008, Bob Read Contracting became Read Contracting. They began getting more commercial jobs and eventually industrial jobs. In 2016 they also started doing more work for Alberta Social Housing, as well as The Bethany group.
Senior Management Profiles
Logan Read, President, 2014-present
Logan began his commercial construction apprenticeship with his father by working with him during summers while he was going to school. In 2006, Logan began working full-time with the company and in 2014 became President and took over management.