Mike McKone - Owner
Mike has worked on most major projects in Northern B.C. in one capacity or another. He has operated equipment and supervised various sized projects as well as contracted his own work for the past 35 years and demands reliability, dependability, honesty and quality workmanship of himself and of his employees.
He worked on Site One (WAC Bennett Dam) as a heavy equipment operator under the Local Union 115 Operating Engineers of which he was a member up until 1994. At that time he bought an excavator and dozer and started contracting his own work. He worked on the Tumbler Ridge project from start to finish, from preparing the city's town site to knocking the top off of the initial mountain range to provide access for the coal development. He also built numerous roads for the area.
Mike has specialized experience in pioneering cat work as well as extensive finishing work.
He has built roads from Burwash Landing, Y.T. to Missoula, Montana. He also worked in gold fields in Dawson City and Burwash Landing. He has worked on numerous crusher and screening jobs and has also worked pipeline since 1979. He has been contracting in the Oilpatch for several years.