Joint Venture Partners

We have successfully developed Strategic Indigenous Business Relationships and Joint Venture Partnerships with:

LTL / Group
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Thyssen Mining
Sigfusson Northern
The Power Center
Riverview Industries
Voltage Power
Pinnacle Civil Constructors
TBT Engineering
Atco Frontec


The LTL Group has served the Northwestern Ontario region for nearly 40 years through our core divisions, LTL Contracting, LTL Environmental, LTL Directional Drilling and our equipment division Simco Equipment Rentals. Our divisions work side by side to provide tightly integrated, highly efficient and productive project outcomes. Our combined staff of greater than 100 employees consists of equipment operators, drillers, safety professionals, environmental technicians, hazardous materials technicians, hydrovac operators, engineers and support staff. We have access to over 300 pieces of heavy construction equipment that we mobilize throughout the region on a daily basis. We pride ourselves on our ability to work in communities and being able to utilize the resources, either labour or equipment or both, within that community, to complete our projects.



-First Nation Infrastructure
-Soil remediation
-Directional drilling
-Earth and rock excavation
-Groundwater remediation
-Auger boring
-Marine Construction
-Fuel system installation
-Pipe ramming
-Barge Rentals
-HazMat removals
-Micro tunneling
-Hydrovac Rentals
-Micro Blasting
-Crushing and screening
-Hydrovac Rentals
-Mine construction
-Emergency Response
-Water intake installations

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Thyssen Mining

Thyssen Mining takes pride in being one of the safest and most diversified mining contractors in the world. As a leading, full-service underground development and mining contractor, Thyssen Mining has the capability to provide a comprehensive range of services to North America and around the globe, with on demand service. 

As a subsidiary of Thyssen Schachtbau International B.V. and part of a world-wide team, Thyssen Mining offers shaft sinking, tunneling, civil construction, ground freezing, raise boring, and mine development.  In addition to these services, Thyssen provides contract mining as well as engineering and design services and design, supply, fabrication and installation of structural steel. With recent expansion in North America, including Sudbury, Ontario Canada and Spring Creek, Nevada USA, we have positioned our personnel and equipment to be immediately available wherever and whenever needed. This expansion will, most certainly, enhance our abilities to service our clients around the globe. We strongly believe in and support Indigenous participation on all our projects and strengthening these relationships in Canada, The United States of America and around the globe. 

We are “The Can Do Company”. Learn more.

Sigfusson Northern Ltd

Sigfusson Northern Ltd. is a growing heavy civil construction company with a diverse profile operating from north-western Ontario through to British Columbia. Our work record demonstrates our team’s ability to effectively handle almost any challenge. Our success depends on partnerships with territorial organizations like Metis Free Trader who can organize multiple businesses and connect them with potential clients on a wide variety projects in their territory.

An example of our profile includes the following types of projects:

  • Earth and rock excavation
  • Mine construction, open pit operation and mine site restoration
  • Road construction
  • Earthwork on lagoons, tailings ponds and waste contamination cells
  • Environmental cleanup and soil remediation
  • Sewer and water projects
  • Crushing and screening
  • Drilling and blasting
  • Clearing and landscaping
  • Winter road construction and haulage

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The Power Center

The Power Centre has provided the highest quality audio and video systems to thousands of discerning clients. Our years of success is based on a simple concept: address our customer’s needs first and foremost, offer only the top performing products at competitive prices, and deliver the very best after-the-sale support and service. We are locally owned and operated here in Thunder Bay since 1988 and we have grown to over 40 employees. We offer all the best brands of Television, home stereo and theatre, car audio, satellite systems by Bell and Shaw Direct, Weber BBQ’s and more.

We have a smart phone sales division and are an authorized TBaytel retailer. We also have a corporate division that can set up companies with data plans.

Our auto installation department offers car audio installation, marine audio and fish finders, GPS tracking systems, window tint, car starters and breathalyzer installations.

Our dedicated staff of trained professionals are the foundation of our company and will always work hard to do whatever it takes to exceed our customer’s expectations. The Power Centre commercial division has 12 techs on the road daily dealing with internet and remote location internet, telephone, satellite, paging systems, board rooms and more.

We have an appliance sales and installation division dedicated to the installation of major home appliances in condo projects, modular home companies and apartment buildings. These same staff are authorized warranty repair technicians for all brands of appliances so not only do we sell and install, we can look after all the warranty issues.

Our designers will work with your architect, contractor, cabinet maker and other trades to provide the technical specifications and mechanical design for all integrated commercial applications.

The Power Centre is proud to offer CEDIA (Custom Electronic Design and Installation Association) trained and certified installers, assuring you of our commitment to excellence in the design and installation of electronics in your home.

The Power Centre does all this all across North Western Ontario. From Kenora to Wawa, Fort Frances to Nipigon and Sioux lookout to Red Lake.

Our joint venture with Métis Free Trader will allow for our companies to continue to grow and succeed.

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Riverview Industries

Riverview Industries has been serving the Mining, Heavy Industrial, Power Generation and Forestry sectors for over 20 years. We specialize in the following, Structural Steel, Heavy Structures, Repetitive Fabrication, Buckets, Bucket Re-builds, Welding repairs on Heavy Equipment and General Machining work.

 Some notable projects include:

  • N.A.P shaft steel (2000 plus tons)
  • Pikangikum powerline cross arms (1500 of)
  • Supply and Install of Goldcorp 43 level ore and waste conveyor
  • Heavy Bucket re-build and repairs (1 yard scoop tram up to Komatsu PC3000 19 yard)
  • Carbon Steel Tank supply and install
  • False Pillar form work for CABOT Tanco project

And so much more! Click here to learn more about us

Voltage Power

Powerline Construction has always been rugged, demanding work, occuring in every season and stretching hundreds of kilometres across isolated landscapes. Its taken tough, self-reliant, hard working individuals with a penchant for planning and executing in isolation of nearby suppliers, resources and assistance to complete projects that have built our country’s infrastructure and its future. As electricity powers the world to new heights, it is our belief that these people are the foundation of good Power Companies, good Power work and good Power Projects and are the key to bringing quality power projects to the nation on time, on budget and in the safest of manners.

To foster and promote this belief, our people are industry leaders, having successfully completely some of the largest and most difficult projects throughout Canada, created construction methods that lead to safer and higher productive projects, and created systems that lead the industry in safety, quality and project controls.

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Pinnacle Civil Constructors

We are committed to working in a way that puts the well being of our clients, our employees and our subcontractors first and foremost. We operate with an unwavering focus on the health and safety of our team members, and of those who may be impacted by our activities, at all times.

We continually update and maintain a self developed, industry leading Health Safety and Environment Management System. At Pinnacle, this translates to:
  • A robust orientation and onboarding process
  • Worker competency process (equipment and tools)
  • Ongoing and industry leading supervisory training, mentoring, and development
  • A daily focus on safety through toolbox talks and safety meetings
  • Documented and task specific pre-task planning
  • Job Safety Analysis (JSA) training and implementation
  • Hazard identification and behaviour observation programs
  • Detailed incident investigation process and follow up
  • Leading and lagging indicator programs
With the guidance of our parent company, which has achieved nearly 2.0 million person hours without a lost time injury and has a 4-year rolling TRIR of 0.4 (zero in 2015), we operate with the same culture and refinement as our parent company and aim to achieve the same success. 


TBT Engineering

TBT Engineering Limited (TBTE) is Northwestern Ontario’s largest independently owned multi-disciplinary engineering consulting firm.

Originally established in Thunder Bay in 1969, TBTE is an employee-owned company that employs over 130 full time professional and technical staff, with 70 additional seasonal and contract staff serving public and private clients across a diverse range of industries and sectors.

Under new ownership since 1995 TBTE has grown extensively by diversification and in 2015 acquired Profor Engineering to add Mechanical and Electrical Engineering services to the firm.

TBTE Surveyors Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of TBT Engineering Limited focused on the provision of legal (cadastral) surveying and Reference Plans throughout Northern Ontario.

TBT Engineering acquired two geomatics survey offices in Fort Frances and Dryden from EXP in 2017 to better serve our clients across Northwestern Ontario.

As a proven industry leader, TBTE works in conjunction with all our stakeholders to expertly investigate, test, plan, design and manage projects across Northern Ontario.

Our primary sectors are Infrastructure, Mining, Energy, Transportation, First Nations, Government and General Public with commercial services through 16 complimentary divisions.

We are a strong advocate for Indigenous and First Nation Community participation and continue to commercially engage through informal collaborations as well as formal Memorandums Of Understanding (MOU), Joint Ventures (JV), Participation Agreements and full Partnerships.

TBT Engineering is proud to be an active community partner, making a positive difference in the lives of people and families where we do business. A stronger, healthier and happier community is something that benefits all of us! We look forward to continuing our active role in many community projects and initiatives.

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ATCO Frontec

ATCO Frontec is a division of ATCO Ltd, a $23-billion, diverse global holding corporation with investments in Structures & Logistics; Energy Infrastructure; Transportation and Ports; and Commercial Real Estate.

We are a service organization built on a foundation of great people, providing operational support services, facilities management, logistics and consulting, remote turn-key accommodation and hospitality services, and disaster and emergency management solutions. We support companies in the industrial and resource sectors, as well as government and military operations, sometimes in the world’s most austere environments, including the Arctic.

Strong and long-lasting relationships with Indigenous communities are intrinsic to the way that we do business. ATCO has fostered nearly 50 partnerships, joint ventures and relationship agreements with Indigenous communities and businesses across Canada, some of which have been in place for more than three decades.

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