Kiewit’s Western Canada District specializes in a wide range of projects including highways, mass transit, site development, canals, dams and tunnels. With extensive resources that include talented people, in-depth market knowledge, equipment and unparalleled experience, we are uniquely qualified to handle any size project.
This $392 million engineer-procure-construct contract consists of six separate run-of the-river hydroelectric projects. Each project is comprised of an intake structure, a penstock, a powerhouse and a tailrace channel.
Canada's largest design-build hydro power plant and the first design-build hydroplant by an independent power producer in British Columbia, this C$209 million award-winning project was completed 22 months early, speeding the flow of electric power to consumers in Canada and the United States from water stored by the Hugh Keenleyside Dam.
This $40 million design-build project included upgrades to 7 km. of the Sea-to-Sky Highway (Highway 99) from two to four lanes. Work was performed under existing highway traffic conditions, with minimal traffic closures and rerouting.
Imperial Oil’s Kearl Oil Sands project is located 70 kilometers north of Fort McMurray, Alberta, in the Athabasca oil sands region. A critical component of the overall schedule involves the completion of 740,000 cubic meters of trench excavation and the installation of 27,000 lineal meters of deep undergrounds piping.
This finance-design-build-operate project is one of the first public-private partnerships to reach financial close within the North American transportation market. Work involves upgrades to over 130 km. of the highway between Vancouver and Whistler, British Columbia, for safety and mobility improvements.
A Kiewit- led joint venture was awarded the contract to conduct the initial site clearing and excavations for this oil sands mega-project, located 70 kilometers north of Fort McMurray, Alberta, in the Athabasca oil sands region. To conduct the work required for this project, Kiewit has deployed more than 73 heavy haul trucks and 26 excavators, including an 800-tonne PC 8000 front shovel; 29 dozers; 10 loaders; 11 cranes; 6 packers; and more than 150 pickup trucks.