Edmonton International Airport Combined Office and Control Tower


General Contractor: EllisDon Construction
Sector: Commercial
Region: Alberta
Business: Structural
Service: Steel Fabrication, Steel Installation
Date: 2011
Tonnage: 1,400 tons
Location: Edmonton, Alberta

The Edmonton International Airport’s Office and Control Tower is a bold and iconic addition to the expansion of the Airport.  Supreme Steel was contracted to supply and install approximately 1,400 tons of structural steel.

This 10 level structure will require an estimated 180 frames that will be fabricated and installed for the cladding and glazing support. Steel fabrication is scheduled to commence in June, 2011 with installation to commence in September, 2011.


“Since meeting Supreme Steel, I have found everyone to be very professional and proactive with their experience and attitude at finding better ways and methods to assist the design team at EllisDon and the Owner.

The shear wall design, fabrication and installation of prefabricating the double columns in the shop c/w shear wall plate was logistically a huge time saver for erection, reducing shake-out time on the ground and reducing erection time.

Another huge money and schedule reduction in time was the column reinforcement where Supreme Group batted the ball out of the park by working with the consultant to reduce the original design by approximately 60 percent. This entire scheme was complimented with our hoarding, and was much safer to install with no effects to existing operations directly below.

Supreme Steel continues to work very closely with EllisDon and the project team through the BIM modeling of the exterior cladding support.”  Terry Mayo, Operations Manager, EllisDon.