Capabilities & Services

Capabilities

TNDC provides a full suite of specialized contracting services for the resource exploration, mine development and mining, building construction, forestry, hydroelectric power, civil, infrastructure and public works sectors.

Heavy Construction

  • TNDC has extensive various heavy construction capabilities through our fleet of excavators, rock trucks and other equipment (see the attached list).
  • Heavy construction capabilities include:

    • Major excavation
    • Earthworks (topsoil removal, site works, etc.)
    • Tailings dam construction
    • Rock hauling
    • Access roads – construction and maintenance
    • Mine haul roads – construction and maintenance
    • Reclamation
    • Demolition
    • Transmission line construction
    • Complete heavy equipment maintenance facilities at TNDC’s corporate office complex in Dease Lake.

Camp Services & Site Facilities

  • Camps for pre-construction, construction and mine operations:

    • Long-term and all-season camp facilities and structures (via TNDC’s partner Horizon North)
    • Full camp catering & food services, housekeeping and facilities maintenance (either directly by TNDC-owned Spatsizi Remote Services (SRS) or via SRS-Sodexo Partnership)
    • EMR Paramedics, First Aid, Health & Wellness (via TNDC partners)
    • Septic field installation and maintenance
    • Small waste water management by certified personnel
    • Waste management and collection
    • Shuttles (vehicles + drivers)
    • Building construction (via partnerships)
    • Communications – high speed broadband fibre optic internet/data service

 Manpower

  • Labourers – General
  • Skilled heavy equipment operators
  • Camp service personnel (via TNDC’s company Spatsizi Remote Services, SRS):

    • Cooks (Read Seal Certified)
    • Housekeepers
    • Other camp operations personnel
    • Mechanics – heavy duty journeymen
    • Mechanic – light vehicle
    • Shuttle Drivers (Class 4)
    • EMR Paramedics (via TNDC partners)
  • We’ve completed a number of projects though our FrontierMEDEX Tahltan Ltd. partnership since we became a partner back in 2007. It’s been extremely positive. TNDC has been terrific to work with and we’re looking forward to continuing to build the business partnership.
    Ryan Steil
    Past General Manger, Canada, FrontierMEDEX Canada Ltd.
  • We formed our Tahltan Aeronigma Geodis Wilson partnership in 2011. It’s been an honour to partner with TNDC for the opportunity to provide our wide-range of global logistical services and be a part of a world class organization built on mutual cooperation, trust and respect. They’re a terrific group of educated, business friendly people eager to learn and work with us.
    Adam J. Wickstead
    President, Aeronigma Solutions Inc.
  • Ledcor recognized the benefits offered through the Tahltan’s local expertise and experience, and welcomed the opportunity to involve community members in projects. We established Tahltan-Ledcor Joint Venture back in 1991 when we managed construction on the Eskay Creek mine. We value the partnership with TNDC and look forward to the opportunities ahead within Tahltan traditional territory.
    Rodger McLean
    Past Business Development & Aboriginal Relations Manager, Ledcor
  • Sodexo Canada has been a partner with TNDC since 2002, providing complete camp management through Spatsizi Remote Services. During this time we have worked on many projects, and employed many Tahltan members. It’s been very positive, and the business relationships have formed long lasting personal and business friendships.
    Ivor MacGregor
    Vice President, Operations, Sodexo Canada Ltd.
  • We worked with TNDC on the Galore Creek mining project and the Northwest Transmission Line, providing heavy lift helicopter services. It made good business sense to get involved with the Nation, so we formed Tahltan Helifor Joint Venture in 2011. After meeting Bill Adsit, I knew we had made the right decision. We have had only positive experiences and look forward to continued collaboration.
    Gary Laidlaw
    President & General Manager, Helifor Canada Corp.
  • We established the Tahltan Macro Industries Joint Venture with TNDC in 2009. Macro is very satisfied with the relationship we have with TNDC. The company has a reputation of being a solid and reputable business corporation, that emphasizes value added partnerships and business developments. We look forward to working with TNDC in future opportunities.
    Darcy Friesen
    Manager of Business Development & Special Projects, Macro Industries