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.


Central Mountain Air

Douglas McCrea

Phone: 250.877.5019

Central Mountain Air Ltd. is TNDC’s partner providing passenger charter air services. Central Mountain Air (CMA) is a Canadian regional airline with ongoing commitment to providing safe, reliable and cost- effective air services (general passenger, workforce logistics, cargo and Medevac) to the organizations and communities its serves. CMA’s headquarters are in Smithers, BC with operational facilities in Vancouver, Calgary, Prince George and Smithers.


Summit Air & Helicopters

Matthew McElligott

Email: matthew.mcelligott[at]
Phone: 604.681.7500

Summit Air & Helicopters is TNDC's partnership providing rotary and aviation services in Tahltan Territory. Summit Air provides chartered cargo and passenger aviation and has been delivering remote aviation solutions to its valued customers for over 20 years throughout the Yukon, Northwest Territories, and Nunavut. Summit Helicopters delivers remote helicopter aviation solutions in Western and Northern Canada with one of the largest and most diverse fleets in the industry and highly experienced crews.

Camp Services

Summit Camps and Catering

Bud Rich

Phone: 250.814.7612

Summit Camps and Catering is TNDC's partnership with Summit Camps, providing camp facilities and catering to mining exploration projects in Tahltan Territory. Based in Smithers, BC, Summit Camps provides industry leading workforce camp accommodations in remote locations.

TNDC Sodexo (Sodexo Canada)

Hankin Asp

Email: hankin.asp[a]
Phone: 866.827.8631 ext. 1003

Jennifer Tse 

Email: Jennifer.Tse[at]
Phone: 437.326.0272

TNDC-Sodexo 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 TNDC and is supported by Sodexo Canada, a leading provider of comprehensive service solutions in Canada and around the world.


Cobalt Construction Inc.

Shaun Rudolf

Email: shaun[a]
Phone: 867.668.3004

Cobalt Construction Inc. is TNDC's partner providing construction services in Tahltan Territory. Cobalt Construction Inc., based in Whitehorse, Yukon, specializes in large earth moving projects in both the road construction and mining sectors.


Tahltan and Progressive Ventures

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.

Tahltan Barminco (Barminco Canada Mining Services Pty Ltd.)

Steve Doyle

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

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

Tahltan Pelly Construction (Pelly Construction Ltd.)

Jennifer Byram

Email: JByram[at]
Phone: 867.667.6161

Tahltan Pelly Construction (TPC) provides construction services in Tahltan territory. TPC is a joint venture between TNDC and Pelly Construction Ltd., a Yukon based mining and construction company.

Tahltan Procon Joint Venture (Procon Mining & Tunnelling Ltd.)

John McVey (CEO)

Email: jmcvey[at]
Phone: 604.358.5064

Tahltan Procon Joint Venture is a partnership between TNDC and Procon Mining & Tunnelling, providing mining and tunnelling, and related services in Tahltan Territory. Procon is one of the leading Canadian providers of underground mining services with customers and projects located across Canada.  Procon specializes in northern, remote, challenging projects and provides new or existing mine development, contract mining, underground construction, and equipment maintenance services. In addition, the Company provides tunnelling and construction services to the civil, hydroelectric and industrial sectors. Procon is based in Burnaby, BC and has offices, workshops and project site locations across Canada.

Drilling & Blasting

Orica Canada Inc.

Blaine Wright

Email: blaine.wright[at]
Phone: 250.286.3255

Orica provides bulk and packaged explosives and blasting systems to open cut and underground mining operations, quarry and civil construction markets. Under the TNDC partnership agreement, Orica provides explosive products and related services within Tahltan Territory. Orica is well positioned in Western Canada and has an established and robust supply chain including primary and secondary manufacturing of explosives products, dedicated logistics and advanced technical services capabilities located within the region.

Tahltech Drilling Services (Geotech Drilling)

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 partnership between TNDC and Geotech Drilling, a multi-discipline surface and underground drilling company based in Prince George, BC.

Environmental & Engineering

Tahltan Allnorth Consultants Ltd. (Allnorth Consultants)

Alex Burkinshaw

Email: aburkinshaw[at]
Phone: 250.613-1084


Tahltan – Allnorth Consultants is a limited partnership between Allnorth and TNDC. Through this partnership, we offer a wide range of engineering, design and field services to all potential and operating businesses within Tahltan Territory, supporting projects in resource exploration, mining, building construction, forestry, hydroelectric power, civil, infrastructure and public works. Our services include multidisciplinary engineering, surveying, construction management, exploration and geoscience, materials testing, permitting and compliance, environmental, forestry and mapping.

Tahltan ERM Environmental Management

Wade Brunham

Email: wade.brunham[at]
Phone: 250.877.8125

Tahltan ERM Environmental Management (TEEM) provides environmental social, health and safety, and sustainability consulting services in Tahltan Territory, including fisheries, terrestrial, atmospheric, ecological risk assessments, environmental effects monitoring, reclamation, water treatment, social and economic sciences. TEEM is a joint venture partnership between TNDC and ERM Consultants Canada Ltd., a leading global provider of environmental resource management services.



Tahltan Forestry (NorthPac Forestry Group Ltd.)

Andrew Burke

Email: andrew.burke[at]
Phone: 604.696.6095 Ext. 201

Tahltan Forestry Ltd. (TFL) is a company jointly-owned by TNDC and NorthPac Forestry Group Ltd. TFL manages the Tahltan’s First Nations Woodland Licence N3E in the Cassiar TSA, and provides forestry services to mines and industrial proponents that includes permitting, road construction, timber clearing, grubbing and waste disposal. NorthPac is a diversified resource development company originating in Northwest BC.

Transportation & Fuel

Bandstra Transportation Systems Ltd.

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.

Tahltan Northwest (Northwest Fuels)

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.

Tahltan NST Busing Ltd. (Northern Spirit Transportation)

Paul Clermont

Phone: 250.563.3114

Tahltan NST Busing - with partner Northern Spirit Transportation - provides 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.

Tahltan-Arrow Transportation Ltd. (Arrow Transportation Systems Inc.)

Mike Pinchin

Email: mpinchin[at]
Phone: 250.571.7767

Tahltan-Arrow Transportation Ltd. (TAT) provides trucking and contract hauling services in Tahltan territory. TAT 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.