Business Partners

As official business partners of TNDC, the companies listed below are the preferred service providers operating in Tahltan Territory, recognized by the Tahltan Nation.

Camp Services

Jamie Gleason

Email: ceo[a]
Phone: 877.771.5484 ext. 57

Sarfraz Khan 

Email: Sarfraz.Khan[at]
Phone: 403.542.6406

Spatsizi Remote Services (SRS) is a division of TNDC that works in partnership with Sodexo Canada to provide catering and camp operation services at remote industrial sites in Tahltan territory. The partnership is managed by SRS and is supported by Sodexo Canada, a leading provider of comprehensive service solutions in Canada and around the world.


Steve Doyle

Email: steve.doyle[at]
Phone: +(61) 439 638 180

Barminco is TNDC's partner providing underground mining services at the Newcrest Red Chris Mine. Barminco is one of the world’s largest hard rock underground mining services companies, with operations in Australia, Africa and North America.

Darcy McKeown

Phone: 250.635.7459

Tahltan and Progressive Ventures provides general contractor for industrial and commercial construction projects in Tahltan Territory. Progressive Ventures Construction is a full service general contracting company, locally owned and operated in Northwestern BC since 1972.

John McVey

Email: jmcvey[at]
Phone: 604.296.3382

Tahltan Procon Joint Venture is a partnership between TNDC and Procon Mining & Tunnelling, one of the leading providers of mine services and contract mining to customers primarily involved in underground mining in North America. Procon provides mine development, contract mining, construction and equipment maintenance, and rental services. In addition, the Company provides tunnelling and construction services to the civil, hydroelectric and industrial sectors.

Drilling & Blasting

Blaine Wright

Email: blaine.wright[at]
Phone: 250.286.3255

TNDC has a cooperation agreement with Orica Canada to provide explosive products and related services in Tahltan territory. Orica provides commercial explosives and blasting systems to the mining and infrastructure markets.Orica is well positioned in Western Canada to provide commercial explosives and blasting systems to the mining and infrastructure markets as well as technical services from a locally based support team. Orica has experience in mining (surface and underground) and the construction and pipeline industry.

Brant Jackson

Email: brant.jackson[at]
Phone: 888.228.1234

Tahltech Drilling Services (TDS) provides exploration, geotechnical, environmental, construction and other specialized drilling services for resource and infrastructure development projects in Tahltan Territory.

Drilling services include exploratory drilling combined with testing and instrumentation installation to determine sub-surface ground characteristics for infrastructure development purposes including tailings storage feasibility or upgrades, pipeline alignment investigations, hydroelectric dam feasibility investigations or upgrades, road network evaluation, LNG facilities, construction/foundation design for buildings, rock anchoring for transmission lines and wind mills, and geothermal exploration investigations.

TDS is a memorandum of understanding between TNDC and Geotech Drilling, a multi-discipline surface and underground drilling company based in Prince George, BC.

Environmental & Engineering

Wade Brunham

Email: wade.brunham[at]
Phone: 250.877.7838

Rescan Tahltan Environmental Consultants (RTEC) conducts environmental assessments of projects in Tahltan territory and has an office in Dease Lake. Services include environmental consulting (fisheries, terrestrial, atmospheric), ecological risk assessments, environmental effects monitoring, reclamation, water treatment, social and economic sciences. RTEC is a partnership between TNDC and ERM (formerly Rescan), an environmental consulting firm offering a wide range of services for the resource development industry.

Don Watt

Email: dwatt[at]
Phone: 250.277.2091

Tahltan Allnorth Consultants Ltd. (TAC) provides a full range of engineering services; surveying; construction management; exploration and geoscience; materials testing; permitting and compliance; environmental; forestry and mapping. TAC is a limited partnership between TNDC and Allnorth Consultants Ltd., which provides consulting services to the resources, marine, transportation, power and municipal sectors in Western Canada, the Atlantic provinces and globally.

Transportation & Fuel

Mike Pinchin

Email: mpinchin[at]
Phone: 250.571.7767

Arrow Tahltan Transportation Ltd. (ATT) provides trucking and contract hauling services in Tahltan territory. ATT is a joint venture between TNDC and Arrow Transportation Systems Ltd., which provides transportation solutions throughout Canada and the United States, and is located in Stewart, BC.

Sid Bandstra

Email: sbandstra[at]
Phone: 250.635.2728

Through its joint venture with TNDC, Bandstra Transportation Systems Ltd. provides scheduled and non-scheduled freight transportation services in the Tahltan Territory and western Canada.  With its equipment and connections, Bandstra is able to provide complete, one-stop logistics services for North America and around the world.

Doug Ames

Email:  doug[at[
Phone: 250.615.2110

Northwest Fuels is a fuel supplier servicing the energy sector in Northwestern BC, operating two fuel bulk plants, a fuel marina and six commercial card-locks, with a head office in Terrace and offices in Smithers, Prince Rupert and Houston.

Paul Clermont

Phone: 250.563.3114

Tahltan Northern Spirit Transportation provide group transportation services to mining exploration projects in Tahltan Territory.  In operation since 2005, Northern Spirit Transportation and based in Prince George, operates a variety of vehicles, ranging from full sized highway coaches to specialized industrial units, as well as passenger vans and SUV's.

  • 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
    Former VP Canadian Operations - Onshore Energy & Mining, Energy & Resources, Sodexo 
  • TNDC is a great place to work. The atmosphere in the office is friendly, open, and honest, and there is always humour and laughter. I like that TNDC maintains an active approach of hiring locally and offers training within that position. Employees are highly encouraged and supported to advance professionally, which ripples into advancing personally as well.
    Rhonda Quock
    Manager Finance, Accounting & Administration, TNDC