Commercial Excavation

KLS Earthworks and Environmental has been involved in many commercial developments in its many years providing earthworks solutions in Calgary from large scale warehouses, strip malls and office buildings. KLS has an experienced and capable team, which continuously proves to its clients why we are a leader in the earthworks industry. Offering many different scopes of work involved in the construction of commercial developments which involves but is not limited to the following scopes of work:

  • Topsoil stripping
  • Site grading – cut to fill onsite, import and export of material
  • Bulk & detail excavation of building structural foundations
  • Detail backfill of building structural foundations
  • Supply and install of granular material for slab on grade
  • Installation of weeping tile drainage systems
  • Excavation and backfill for mechanical and electrical trenching
  • Retaining wall excavation and backfill
  • Landscaping – topsoil placement, coconut matting install, gabion rock baskets

High Rise Foundations

Western Canada’s high rise landscape is always changing but one thing that doesn’t change is the involvement KLS Earthworks and Environmental has in contributing to these projects. KLS has proven itself as a leader in high rise foundation excavation. With the knowledge required for these detailed and complex excavations, KLS has built a reputation of providing safety, quality, and value for these scopes which has resulted in this sectors largest clients trusting KLS – repeatedly.

  • Site clearing
  • Bulk excavation and hauling material offsite
  • Detail milling and grading of secant pile shoring wall systems
  • Detail excavation of building structural foundations
  • Detail backfill of building structural foundations
  • 60’ Long reach excavator stick attachment for deep foundation excavation
  • Bedrock excavation
  • Backfill of foundation walls
  • Supply and install of granular material for slab on grade
  • Installation of weeping tile drainage systems
  • Excavation and backfill for mechanical and electrical trenching

Civil Infrastructure

With our continuously growing cities, the need for expansion and improvements to our infrastructure system is a never ending process. KLS Earthworks and Environmental has been heavily involved in providing earthworks solutions that are helping improve Canada’s Infrastructure. Within Alberta and into Saskatchewan, KLS has proven itself as an expert in moving earth and leaving an imprint on our ever changing landscape. KLS provides the following earthworks services:

  • Topsoil stripping
  • Site grading – cut to fill onsite, import and export of material
  • Truck hauling services
  • Demolition – asphalt and concrete breakout and disposal
  • Detailed fill placement for roads and embankments
  • Detailed excavation for bridge structures
  • Detailed backfill of bridge structures
  • Highway and road construction
  • Airport runway and taxiway construction
  • Installation of culvert drainage systems including riprap placement
  • Subgrade preparation
  • GPS systems in equipment for fine grading
  • Ditch grading
  • Erosion and sediment control systems
  • Landscaping – topsoil placement
  • Supply and install riprap
  • MSE retaining wall construction
  • Grading and granular placement for bridge slope protection

Residential Subdivision Development

Residential subdivision development is a fundamental part our continuously growing communities and KLS Earthworks and Environmental has been fortunate in helping grow our communities. Providing earthworks solutions that start with breaking ground, KLS performs the following scopes of work:

  • Topsoil stripping
  • Site grading – cut to fill onsite, import and export of material
  • Community lake excavations and grading c/w liner install
  • Storm pond excavations and grading
  • Topsoil export
  • Installation of culvert drainage systems
  • Landscaping – topsoil placement
  • GPS systems in equipment for fine grading

Oil & Gas Facility and Lease Construction

As energy development continues to expand and improve, so too does the need for our specialized construction services. KLS is proud to offer a wide range of earthworks services to support the responsible development of our natural resources. KLS can provide road, access, and lease construction services to our clients – temporary or permanent. Our experienced team and can construct process/frac water ponds and work with partners to provide management and treatment of flowback water. We utilize the latest GPS technology and Heavy Equipment to provide our clients with the highest level of quality while meeting the needs of the construction schedule. Below is a list of services KLS is ready to provide to keep our energy sector growing and sustainable.

  • Road & lease construction
  • Process/supply pond construction
  • Ice road construction
  • Culvert installation/replacement
  • Light civil earthworks
  • Stream/creek protection and crossings
  • Bridge abutments
  • As-built survey data
  • Gravel crushing & transport

Environmental Construction & Remediation

KLS understands the sensitivity and complexity associated with environmental construction and remediation/reclamation projects. These projects are unique and we understand and share the commitment that customers have made to preserve and restore the environment. Our personnel have extensive training and are committed to minimizing impacts to the site as a result of construction or remediation activities. Our projects take us to both urban and rural environments, the respect and protection of these areas is our highest priority. We work with our clients in all phases of the project – from planning to assist in the development of solutions, the design and implementation of an eco-plan, and the use of environmentally friendly fluids and lubricants in our equipment.

KLS can provide solutions for:

  • Segregation and on-site treatment of impacted soil
  • Excavation, transport, and disposal of contaminated material
  • Backfill and site restoration
  • Pond, landfills, and soil treatment pads construction
  • In-stream/riparian restoration
  • Specialized earthworks for pipeline integrity programs
  • Decommissioning & demolition services
  • Soil screening and treatment

Decommissioning & Demolition Services

KLS has the specialized equipment, personnel, and experience to safely and efficiently complete the decommissioning and demolition needs of our clients. KLS develops project specific demolition plans that maximize the recoverable/recyclable materials (wood, concrete, steel) and minimizes the amount of debris going to landfill. These projects require the highest levels of planning and safety – contact our experienced team to discuss your specific project needs.

KLS can provide solutions for:

  • Industrial decommissioning/demolition
  • Commercial demolition
  • Residential demolition
  • Concrete/asphalt break-out and recycling
  • Road/access removals or re-routing