MISSION

As a Ktunaxa-owned company, Kettle River Contracting specializes in Heavy Civil Construction, providing superior, value-added services and solutions on time, and on budget. We operate from a foundation of Ktunaxa values without compromising on quality, safety, or service.

Working with KEL and all Ktunaxa subsidiaries and partners, Kettle River provides a diversity in civil contracting services to both large and small projects within the resource industry as follows:

Site Development
● Rough/Final Grading
● Aggregate Crushing
● Pit Development
● Surface Water Management
● Earth Dams and Tailings
● Bridge Installation
● Road and Site Maintenance
● Deep Underground Utilities
● Piling
● Ponds and Liners
● Dewatering
● Clearing and Mulching
● Road Construction
● Surveying
● Reclamation/Remediation

We operate within Ktunaxa Territory and throughout Western Canada as leaders in civil construction and general contracting. Through Kettle River Contracting, KEL and the Ktunaxa Nation, we have an extensive fleet of equipment to serve the resource industry and projects of all sizes.
Kettle River Contracting specializes in Heavy Civil Construction providing services to the resource development industry. Our goal for every project is the same; provide high-quality services on time, on budget, and in a professional and ethical manner. Below is a summary of capabilities/services Kettle River Contracting can provide, but is not limited to:

● Site Development
● Rough/Final Grading
● Aggregate Crushing
● Pit Development
● Surface Water Management
● Earth Dams and Tailings
● Bridge Installation
● Road and Site Maintenance
● Deep Underground Utilities
● Ponds and Liners
● Dewatering
● Clearing and Mulching
● Road Construction
● Surveying
● Reclamation/Remediation
● Offshore Ice Roads/ Islands

Kettle River Contracting’s Management Team holds decades of experience in resource development projects and makes use of cutting-edge technologies for planning and executing the scope of work. Weekly schedules are prepared and updated using Primavera P6 software. Our custom project management software is used for managing costs and production. Topcon GPS grade control systems, drone survey, and AutoCAD Civil 3D are used for creating project models, measuring quantities, staking the work, and creating as‐built drawings.

EQUIPMENT

Kettle River owns and operates equipment in some of the harshest climates in Western Canada. Our fleet includes, but is not limited to:

● Graders
● Dozers
● Off Road Haul Units
● Excavators
● Mechanic Trucks
● Transportation Equipment
● Loaders
● Concrete Recycling
● Cranes
● Aggregate Crushing Equipment
● Piling Equipment
● Low Ground Pressure Equipment

SAFETY

Maintaining our Total Recordable Incident Frequency Rating of Zero, our team is fully committed to creating and conserving a safe work environment for our employees, customers, sub-contractors, management and the general public. This commitment to safety is reinforced in our Health & Safety Manual and our Site Specific Safety Plans (SSSP). Our clients’ Safety Program and Policies will be strictly implemented into our SSSP.
Our safety program is registered with good standing for ISN, PICS, AVETTA and Comply works. In addition, we hold a Certificate of Recognition (COR) which shows our commitment to safety on all levels through:

● Maintaining the client’s safety policy and guidelines as well as Kettle River
  Contracting
● Maintaining a strong safety culture and awareness such as daily safety   meetings, personnel performing well-structured Field Level Hazard Assessments
● Conducting regular inspections on both job sites and equipment & retaining   competency records
● Correcting any unsafe working conditions and practices prior to an incident     occurring
● Orientations are deemed important from our personnel, will include client   requirements & SSSP