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Porlier Pass Contractors 10 years of service, 100 years of experience

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    Business Info

    Established in 2008 Porlier Pass Contractors (PPC) has built a solid reputation in Civil Construction across Vancouver Island over the past 10+ years. In 2019 PPC was purchased by Ted and Dan Williams, joining current partner Fran Williams. In the acquisition of shares by Ted and Dan the company transitioned into a 100% First Nations owned Civil / Construction Contractor. Ted and Dan combined bring years of experience on board the new partnership with a strong reputation and experience in various industries including Structural, Civil, Utilities (Gas and Hydro) and Forestry. PPC’s new partnership also brings a high level of commitment to workplace Health and Safety to our worksites though ongoing and continuous improvement of our safety systems. We believe that all our workers must go home safe to their families each and every day in order for us to be successful.

    We are a Quw’utsun’ First Nations owned and operated company based on Vancouver Island.

    Porlier Pass Contractors is committed to the training and employment of First Nations workers. We connect with First Nations communities to build partnerships that will enable capacity development.

    We bring a strong network of investors, along with civil and structural partners to BC First Nations communities.

    Heavy Civil Services

    ▪ Porlier Pass Contracting has experienced steady growth within the heavy civil market, attributed to experienced staff and and our access to a vast fleet of heavy equipment and trucks

    ▪ Excavating to pipe installation, we do it all

    ▪ Our projects vary in size and scope, which is why our hands-on approach to construction

    remains the cornerstone of our success

    ▪ Whether it is road building, site preparation or civil installations, our experience

    provides excellent results to the private and government clients we service

    Underground Services

    ▪ Water, storm and sani tary installation.

    ▪ Conduit installation for utilities and telecommunication

    ▪ Street light conduit and bases

    ▪ Force mains, services, pumping stations and storage chambers

    ▪ Trenchless service installation

    ▪ Supply, delivery and installation of all aggregates and materials

    General Contracting Services

    ▪ PPC is a full service provider and has quickly gained respect for building high-profile and “big-business” projects while maintaining a “small-business” attitude of staying in touch with customers and implementing strict standards for quality work

    ▪ We have built a solid reputation among our clients and peers by defining the scope and budget during the earliest discussions, getting to know our customers and understanding their needs, and maintaining the highest level of quality and safety.

    Forestry Services

    ▪ Registered under the BC Forest Safety Council’s SAFE Companies Certification Program

    ▪ Over 50 years of combined experience in road building and construction within the forest industry

    ▪ Contracted successfully to BC’s largest forestry companies, both private and public sector

    ▪ We are well versed in the challenges of working in BC’s remote coastal locations

    ▪ Partnerships with established engineering and management companies


    Copcan Civil Ltd and Porlier Pass Contractors are currently working together in developing a mutually beneficial partnership. Copcan Civil Ltd has over 30 years’ experience providing services ranging from structural, forestry roads, logging, quarry development, civil excavation, highways, bridges, utilities and much more. Copcan Civil Ltd is well rooted into several communities on Vancouver Island and the BC’s interior.