Les Excavations Marchand & fils, a family firm specializing in civil engineering work

Since 1974, Les Excavations Marchand & fils (EMF) has specialized in large-scale civil engineering projects for major private sector mining, industrial and commercial companies, and public sector organizations such as Hydro-Québec, the Société d’Énergie de la Baie-James, the Ministry of Transportation and many municipalities.

Over the years, we have acquired invaluable expertise in a diverse range of civil engineering projects:

From one project to the next, EMF continued to enhance its working methods and equipment, and now has the capacity to undertake major construction projects in the $50,000,000 to $100,000,000 range. Read more

The future is in the North

Our focus now is on using the expertise we developed on major hydroelectric projects in recent years in the far north through the opportunities generated by the Plan Nord.

Our firm also aspires to becoming a first-rate partner on mining exploration projects in the far north.

We are well positioned to take on the Plan Nord

We succeeded in breaking into the competitive energy market, specifically major hydroelectric projects in remote locations, going from strength to strength over the years acquiring exceptional expertise and increasingly advanced excavation (power stations and diversion channels), construction (dikes, dikes with bentonite-cement walls, dams, intake and release channels, coffer dams, crushing), concrete production, blasting, paving, and earthwork techniques.

In the area of mining operations in remote areas, here again, we are in a class apart in the eyes of mining operators. We have had the opportunity to demonstrate our expertise on major projects involving the opening and stripping of mine sites, excavation of open pits, drilling, blasting, mine site loading and transportation operations, earthwork, consolidation work, rock crushing, tailings pond and pipe construction, access road construction, environmental projects, thermoplastic pipe fusion, and many other types of projects.

Les Excavations Marchand & fils is well positioned to take on the Plan Nord. In addition to our recognized expertise, our family-run firm operates on a flexible and self-reliant basis. It is driven by the vision espoused by the three brothers, Yves, Jean and Jacques, combined with the dedication and determination of the younger generation of the family. In addition, our close working relationship with subsidiary Blais & Langlois and the effective logistics represent major assets when it comes to large-scale projects.

Les Excavations Marchand & fils is accredited under the ISO 9001:2008 standard, which is applied to all the firm’s operations.

RBQ : 8336-6963-16

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