Civil & Infrastructure

Through it’s companies, IDL Projects and JV Driver International, the JV Driver Group has the strong capability, extensive experience and key partnerships to deliver solutions in both North America and internationally. This success has been based on tight focus on innovation, quality and safety.

With over 300 pieces of modern earthmoving equipment and deep technical expertise JVDG has a proven track record of delivering complex, challenging projects, particularly in difficult, remote locations. This capability has allowed us to work with some of the best clients in the world constructing roads, bridges, airports, port facilities and other structures.

Internationally, we have a successful track record in collaborating with the Canadian Government through their Canadian Commercial Credit (CCC) and Export Development Corporation (EDC) to deliver finance/design/build solutions. This experience gives us the expertise to understand the complexities and sensitivities in working in different locations and cultures around the world. Our latest project is for an inland container terminal in Ghana.

In addition, we have an extensive background in public/private infrastructure projects, including the construction of the Athletes Village for the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver, British Columbia.

Whether heavy civil, commercial or public infrastructure, domestic or international, JV Driver Group has the skills, financial strength and experience to successfully deliver your projects.

Please see below for some samples of our work.

Highlights

Proven project delivery in North America and internationally
Over 300 pieces of heavy equipment
Exceptional Safety Results
Successful at building strong relationships with local and aboriginal groups
Strong partnerships with Canadian Government to deliver finance/design/build solutions around the globe

JV DRIVER CIVIL AND INFRASTRUCTURE COMPANIES

Samples of Civil Projects

Nabiye

Cold Lake, Alberta

Imperial Oil

Providing all of the civil earthworks, including excavation of undergrounds (firewater, potable water and sanitation lines), building foundations including cast in place augured piles, building sumps and oily water separation tank installation, temporary and permanent access road construction (including subgrade construction and aggregate placement), storm water pond, sewage lagoon and sludge basin pond excavation and installation.

Substation Excavation

Kelowna, B.C.

Fortis

IDL has completed the excavation of 60,000 m3 of native material for Fortis, followed by the form and pour of new bases for two switching stations in Duck Lake and Black Mountain. The contract was completed with the installation of ground grid and fencing.

Fall Creek Connector

Chetwynd, B.C.

Western Coal Corporation

Constructed a 55km of resource/coal haul road through the Rocky 6 Mountains to accommodate 150 tonne multi-axle haul units including 10 bridges. 160,000 cubic meters of surfacing gravel, 5,000m of culvert. Extensive environmental works.

Modernization Project

Kitimat B.C.

Rio Tinto Alcan

The scope of work included: anode baking furnace, carbon office, cast house office, cafeteria & change house and general buildings; major contract works package, underground utilities corridor; structural upgrades; site wide excavations, fill and dewatering, mechanical tie-ins.

Wind Farm Substation

Chetwynd B.C.

Gisborne Industrial

Approximately 14,000m3 of rock excavation and installation of (80) 11m rock anchor installation for 16 turbine tower foundations. Work also includes a second contract for forming and placing of 1,000m3 of concrete for wind farm substation.

Conifex Co-Gen

Makenzie B.C.

Conifex

This Cogeneration project included localized demo of older portions of the pulp mill to allow for installation of new Co-Gen. The team was responsible for the installation of a new 36 MW generator and turbine and the supply and install of all piping required.

69kv Transmission Line

Abbotsford B.C.

Pacific Electrical Installations

The Mission project was an electrical transmission line scope of work that included foundations for 4 new Fraser River Crossing towers on the Abbotsford to Mission 69kv double circuit Transmission Line. Foundations consist of 30 meter piles and reinforced concrete pile caps.

Atlin Hydro Project

Atlin B.C.

Arctic Construction Ltd.

This hydro project involved the construction of concrete foundations for powerhouse, pipeline thrustblocks, concrete inlet structure and concrete weir for a 1 MW Run of the River project.

Samples of Infrastructure Projects

International Airport

Montego Bay, Jamaica

Government of Jamaica

IDL Projects Inc completed the Rehabilitation of the Sangster International Airport Runway, through a joint venture that included Surrey Paving and Aggregate Co. Ltd., Belvedere Place Developments Ltd. and IDL Projects Inc. – forming SBI JV Ltd. for the completion of the rehabilitation work. The project was successfully completed in 2013, funding for the work was financed by the International Finance Corporation, the private sector arm of the World Bank.

Cameron Street Bridge

Prince George, B.C.

City of Prince George

Completed in 2009, this 15 month project saw the construction of 4-span, 187 metre, steel girder, 2 land bridge. the turnkey scope included the demolition of the old bridge.

Airport Expansion

Prince George, B.C

PG Airport Authority

The  Phase I and II expansion was composed of an airport runway extension, runway widening and resurfacing, drainage improvements and electrical modifications. Scope included 220,000 m3 of excavation; geo-grid and fabric; 4,510 lm of storm drainage and sub-drains; 72 manholes; concrete encased CMP pipes, 586,000 tonnes of granular fill; 136,000 tonnes of crush gravel; 52,000 tonnes of asphalt; 3,600 lm of center lights, 14,271 lm of electrical duct, localizer upgrades, runway signage installation, communication relocation and extension, removal of LIALS and reinstallation, installation of perimeter fencing; and new fueling/deicing pad including concrete aprons and glycol/fuel drains and collection system.

Container Terminal

Ghana, Africa

Government of Ghana

We are about to begin work on a $110MM inland truck container terminal for the Government of Ghana in partnership with the Government of Canada through their Canadian Commercial Corporation.

Hydroelectric Project

Squamish, B.C.

Run of River

Skookum Creek hydroelectric project is a 25 megawatt (MW), run-of-river project located approximately 70 km north of Vancouver and 12 km east of Squamish, BC in the Sea to Sky corridor. The project will generate 88,000 megawatt-hours per year of clean, renewable electricity, or enough electricity to power approximately 8,300 homes. The project is located on Skookum Creek, a tributary of the Mamquam River. The project will be connected to the BC Hydro electric system at Squamish via a 20 km, 138kV transmission line.

IDL completed the concrete construction of powerhouse and intake along with the associated works.

Conifex Co-Gen

Makenzie B.C.

Conifex

This Cogeneration project included localized demo of older portions of the pulp mill to allow for installation of new Co-Gen. The team was responsible for the installation of a new 36 MW generator and turbine and the supply and install of all required piping .

Clayburn Substation

Abbotsford B.C.

F & M Installations Ltd.

Scope of the project included all site preparation, civil, electrical work and the installation of 2 new transformers for the 69kv Compact Substation. The work included expansion of the substation yard and pile supported concrete foundations for the various electrical equipment.

Cruise Ship Pier

British Virgin Islands

BVI Ports Authority

In a joint venture with Belvedere Place Contracting and Meridian Construction,  JVD International completed this design/build pier expansion in Tortola, British Virgin Islands.

This project included dredging Road Town harbor to 40 feet and lengthening and widening the existing cruise ship pier to accommodate larger and more modern cruise ships. The team retained BEA Architects who had to consider design conflicts with existing piles while providing additional strengthening to berth the larger ships. The project was fast-tracked with one side of the pier completed in only seven months and total construction in only 14 months. Construction highlights include self-performing pre-cast concrete elements, hard dredging, and piling of 208 piles ranging from 24”- 48” diameter over 200’ long.

About 100,000 cubic yards was dredged and used to create approximately four acres of land adjacent to the pier. Work included shoreline protection and a passenger boardwalk to access a new cruise ship passenger amenities and retail venues.