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Joint Ventures

Joint Ventures

Fort McKay Group Of Companies

We are proud of our successful history of creating joint ventures with local Indigenous and non-Indigenous companies. These are stand-alone businesses that run independently with Fort McKay Group of Companies holding majority ownership overseeing operations through Board involvement. 

These joint ventures provide opportunities for economic diversification of our business portfolio while strengthening and growing our partnerships with local companies. Generating economic development and opportunity for the community is a benefit to everyone including the residents of Fort McKay and surrounding areas.

These businesses include:

KMFM Joint Venture

In 2019, KMC Mining and the Fort McKay Group of Companies formed the KMFM Joint Venture. This partnership aims to strengthen regional capabilities by expanding service offerings as a Tier 1 contractor in pursuit of mining and heavy civil opportunities in the Wood Buffalo Regional Municipality.

KMFM Joint Venture offers one of the largest and most diverse ultra class equipment fleets in Canada. With a specialized management team and workforce, we bring decades of experience and skill to the trade. We use our own proprietary internal management information system, which allows us to monitor key performance metrics and utilization levels of equipment. 

We offer a full suite of open-pit mining services covering the entire project life cycle from early development to site closure including pre-development, mine development, contract mining, reclamation and other speciality services. Specialty services include equipment rentals, maintenance and repairs and civil construction services.

These joint ventures provide opportunities for economic diversification of our business portfolio while strengthening and growing our partnerships with local companies. Generating economic development and opportunity for the community is a benefit to everyone including the residents of Fort McKay and surrounding areas.

Birch Mountain Enterprises LP 

Birch Mountain Enterprises LP (BME) operates in partnership with the Fort McKay Group of Companies. Birch Mountain Enterprises is a 100% Indigenous owned company, servicing RMWB and surrounding areas. Founded in 2005, BME is an industry leader in the areas of fluid hauling, pressure and vacuum and waste management, employing more than 360 people. 

Operating one of the largest privately owned fleets in the Fort McMurray region, BME provides a comprehensive range of services including water hauling, hydrovac, waste disposal, steam and pressure trucks, fuel hauling and washcart facilities.

As a local business, BME is also committed to the sustainment and well being of the communities in which we live. BME is well known for being a strong supporter of local charities, cultural organizations and sports teams.

 
You can find more out about BME Here.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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