Fully owned by the Fort McKay First Nation Band, FMGOC began in 1986 with six employees and a single janitorial contract. Since then the group has aggressively taken advantage of its close proximity to the oil sands to establish a selection of innovative companies that provide both revenue and opportunity to their local community.
With a strong commitment and priority focus on quality, cost, and safety, FMGOC has grown into a multi-million-dollar oilfield construction and services company, with approximately 1300 employees and offices located in Edmonton and the Fort McKay Industrial Park.
Profits made by Fort McKay Group of Companies go back into the community of Fort McKay to support community centres such as the Heath Care Centre, Youth Centre, Radio Station, and the brand new, state of the art Riverside/Sonisipihk/Des k’e gah Care Facility.
Last month marked 15 years since their last recordable injury. Ranch Manager Brad Ramstead says this milestone has been achieved through day-to-day effort and team mentality.