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  • 1. Dowland
    The Premier “North of 60” Construction Company
    We Build Coast to Coast to Coast!
  • 2. Our Companies
    Founded in Tuktoyaktuk, NT in 1983, the Dowland group of companies are northern owned and committed. With over 28 years of success we are proud to be the premier “North of 60” construction company.
  • 3. Our Partners
    • Inuvialuit Development Corporation (IDC)
    • 4. IDC is our partner in Dowland Western Arctic Contracting Ltd.
    • 5. 100% aboriginal owned
    • 6. NCC Investment Group Inc.
    • 7. NCC Investment Group Inc. is our partner in NCC Dowland Construction Ltd.
    • 8. Owned by Nunavut’s Inuit birthright corporations:
    • 9. Nunasi Corporation
    • 10. Kitikmeot Corporation
    • 11. Sakku Investments Corporation
    • 12. Qikiqtaaluk Corporation
    • 13. Gwich’in Development Corporation (GDC)
    • 14. GDC is our partner in MG Lodging Inuvik Ltd
    • 15. 100% aboriginal owned
  • Our Strength in People
    Our successful construction projects start with a commitment to the people and communities in which we operate
    • We look to fill skilled positions with local employees first
    • 16. We partner with local groups to set up apprenticeship programs
    • 17. We provide additional training and promotion for local employees who are top performers
    • 18. We work with all levels of government to help them understand the value of investment in training local people for careers in specialized trades.
  • Our Strength in Relationships
    • We embrace northern culture through communication and sharing of ideas that open doors to successful employment/business relationships
    • 19. We are proud of our outstanding relationships with clients, subcontractors and suppliers
    • 20. We understand how to optimize dealings with Municipal, Provincial, Federal and Territorial governments
    • 21. We maintain extensive capital assets and have substantial bonding capability
    • 22. We run streamlined operations that ensure client expectations are met
  • Our Offices
    With executive offices in Inuvik, NT and regional offices across Canada and Alaska, as well as local satellite offices at all jobsite locations, the 350+ Dowland employees are positioned to meet the ongoing needs of our clients.
  • 23. Health, Safety and Environment
    Safety for our staff, clients and environment is a vital focus on each project….
    • We are proud of our Certificate of Recognition for Safety in NWT, Yukon and Alberta
    • 24. Our orientation program is second to none
    • 25. We insist on active participation by everyone, every day on every job
    • 26. We utilize the tools, resources and equipment available to maintain a successful safety program
  • Our Quality System
    Perfect is close enough….
    We are proud of our comprehensive Quality Program that covers all areas of construction
  • 27. Our Services
    Construction Capabilities
    • Mill / Smelter Processing Facilities
    • 28. Gas/Diesel Generator Installations
    • 29. Concrete Installations
    • 30. Fuel Tank Farms
    • 31. Waste Water Treatment Plants
    • 32. Foundation Installations
    • 33. Soil Investigations
    • 34. Conveying Systems
    • 35. Demolition
    • 36. Equipment Installations
    • 37. Heavy Rigging
    • 38. Steam Plants
    • 39. Environmental Clean-up
    • 40. Ice Profiling
    • 41. Oil/Gas Exploration Services
    • 42. Steel Piling
    • 43. Welding
    • 44. Shutdown Services
  • Our Services
    The Dowland group of companies provides expertise in:
    • Construction Management
    • 45. Through innovation we save you time, money and minimize disruption.
    • 46. We complete Fixed Price, Cost Plus, Incentive Based (EPCM) contracts.
    • 47. Design/Build
    • 48. Our design and construction engineers working together on each design/build project.
    • 49. Each contract is carefully pre-planned and clearly defined.
  • Our Services
    • General Contracting
    • 50. With our extensive operations throughout the North we have all the skilled people, financial resources, administrative depth and physical assets to get the job done.
    • 51. Logistics
    • 52. We have extensive experience shipping on winter ice roads, by barges, by ship and by air
    • 53. Our material handing record is excellent
  • Our Client Sectors
    • Mining & Energy
    • 54. Hydro-electric projects, Mill/Smelter Processing Facilities, Water Treatment Plants, Heat recovery, Steam Plants, Wind farms and green power
    • 55. Oil & Gas
    • 56. Plant upgrades, Shutdown work, Pressure testing and Compressor stations, Greenfield projects, Fuel Tank Farms
  • Our Client Sectors
    Commercial / Institutional
    • Infrastructure projects
    • 57. Educational Facilities
    • 58. Healthcare Facilities
    • 59. Multi-family residential
    • 60. Recreational/Multi-use Facilities
  • Our Project Locations
    We build coast to coast to coast!
  • 61. Our Project Experience
    Zeballos Lake Hydro -$59M
    • 23 Mega Watt Hydro Electric Station comprising of earthworks
    • 62. 1km tunnel, 21km of 138kV transmission line, 2km of 72” penstock, two powerhouses
    • 63. 5,000 cubic yards of concrete, mechanical, structural, electrical and instrumentation activities
    NEMI Coal Mine - $29M
    • Prime Contractor – Cost plus project
    • 64. Complete site construction
    • 65. Installation of equipment for a 700 ton/day coal wash facility
    • 66. All heavy civil works, concrete, structural, mechanical, electrical and instrumentation activities
  • Our Project Experience
    Gibraltar Mines -$5.5M
    • Concentrator Upgrade
    • 67. Over 6,000 cubic yards of concrete
    • 68. Equipment foundations and an In-Feed conveyor tunnel
    • 69. Performed during the winter months
    • 70. Demo of existing float cells and miscellaneous equipment
    • 71. Erecting new float cells and all ancillary pumps, piping and misc equipment
    Spectra Energy Compressor Stations
    CS -2B, 6A, 7 & 8B -$35M
    • Construction of 4 Gas Compressor pumping stations
    • 72. Earthworks and piles to the final commissioning
    • 73. Heavy lifts were required for 5 – 25,000 HP compressors and turbines weighing 200,000 lbs and 100,000 lbs respectively
  • Our Project Experience
    PCS Potash-Allan -$6.8M
    • Hydro-separator Installation
    • 74. 24” Temp Piping for Hydro-Separator
    • 75. Pining Installation for Summer shutdown
    • 76. Mechanical Installation for Summer shutdown
    • 77. Extremely high paced project
    Inuvik School - $92.3M
    • 12,000 square meters,
    • 78. Two storey steel building
    • 79. Ad-freeze pile foundation
    • 80. Concrete on metal deck floor assembly & steel structure
    • 81. Shared common services
  • Our Project Experience
    Ecole McTavish -$30.1M
    • 8,800 square meters
    • 82. Single storey building
    • 83. Concrete spread footings and slab
    • 84. Structural steel frame and concrete
    block walls
    Western Arctic Research Centre - $9.2M
    • 1,370 square meters
    • 85. Design build research facility for GNWT
    • 86. 2 storey building plus 3rd floor mechanic penthouse
    • 87. Structural steel and concrete floors
  • Our Project Experience
    Inuksugait Plaza -$40M
    • Wood frame construction
    • 88. Slab on grade with thermosyphon foundation
    • 89. 3,715 square meters of commercial space with 105 residential suites
    Canadian North Hangar facility - $10M
    • Pre-engineered building on a slab on grade with steel pile foundation
    • 90. Accommodates offices, cargo and aircraft hangar requirements
  • Our Clients Say It Best
    “Dowland Contracting Ltd. Completed the construction of the Aurora Campus building in 2004. We remain very satisfied with the construction and are pleased that Dowland is currently building our new single student residence. Good communication is exceedingly important to us as a client and we find them to be readily approachable and action oriented. After construction of the new campus, any requested follow-up was appropriately dealt with, proving that they live up to their commitment and guarantees for quality workmanship.”
    Miki O’Kane, Campus Director
    “The North Slope Borough contracted Dowland Construction Inc. for the Simon Paneak Museum Project. They finished the job within budget and on time as proposed in the bid documents. I give Dowland high marks not just for the job well done. Dowland Construction employees went as far as helping Seniors Housing doing fix up and weatherization at no cost to the homeowners. Dowland construction is a very capable contractor and they do a very good job. ”
    William Hopson, Project Administrator NSB CIPM
  • 91. Our Clients Say It Best
    “Pin/Taylor Architects has worked with Dowland contracting on the Inuvik School’s project since late 2007 and have worked with them on a number of other projects previously as well. Dowland Contracting has proved themselves to be a very capable and well organized company. Their strategy of resolving issues long before they become problems helps move projects along. With respect to financial and schedule planning, their project staff are honest and very capable. It is a pleasure working with such a competent and professional team.”
    Simon Taylor, Pin/Taylor Architects
    “N53 Architecture Inc. has worked with Dowland Contracting Ltd. on two projects. Their most recent is Holy Trinity Academy, a new $12M high school in Drayton Valley, AB. We have found working with Dowland to be a positive working experience. The take a very professional approach to the process of consultant and client relations, and are consistent in their claims of being a part of the “team” . Whenever site issues arise, their approach is to have a solution in mind before the call is made. Pricing for construction changes are fair and reasonable. I have no hesitation in recommending Dowland Contracting Ltd. For any project that your organization may have in mind.”
    Paul Anderson, Architect AAA, MRAIC, LEED AP, Director
  • 92. For more information and to find out how we may help make your next project a great success, please contact:
    Martin Landry
    Director, Business Development
    Dowland Contracting Ltd
    Phone: (403)228-5399
    Patrick McGuinness President & CEO
    Dowland Contracting Ltd
    Phone: (867)777-8514
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