Canadian firm takes on retractable stadium roof

The Florida Marlins' Miami stadium will include a retractable roof comprised of 8,000 tons of steel when it is completed in 2012. Canam Group won the $60 million contract to help design the roof and build its parts. The company has experience with a number of complex construction projects, but the Marlins stadium will be its first retractable roof construction project. Company officials say they have devoted hundreds of engineers to designing the roof.

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