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Northwind construction near Inuvik arctic ice road

Welcome North


Here you will face some of the toughest logistical challenges on Earth, but we have the experience and equipment to deliver in even the most extreme conditions.

Whether you need to build an ice road to the Beaufort Sea, heavy equipment hauled or you just need your driveway plowed, Northwind is here to help. 

Our team has decades of experience working on ice, permafrost, gravel and rock, combined with a fleet of world-class equipment to handle any job, big or small.


Northwind is proud to announce that Northwind Industries Ltd is now the Official Dealer of Fat Trucks for the Northwest Territories and Nunavut.  For more information please contact us directly, and feel free to check out the full Fat Truck lineup at


Our Vision

Northwind takes pride in being one of the few companies to offer fully-qualified and trained local employees.

Being 100% Inuvialuit owned and operated has allowed Northwind to benefit from the extensive experience that our employees have in dealing with the extreme conditions of Canada’s Arctic.

Our Solutions
Heavy Equipment CAT D10 Inuvik Northwind

Since 1997, Northwind Industries, under the guidance of President and Owner – Kurt Wainman, has worked diligently to provide its customers with the best possible services.

Achieving this goal takes the kind of hard work and dedication that Northwind puts into every one of its projects.

Our Services

We specialize in the construction of highways, bridges and oil platforms North of the Arctic Circle, as well as providing long distance hauling to and from Inuvik.

Our customers include all the major North-based oil and gas drilling companies, environmental remediation companies, as well as Municipal, Territorial and Federal  Governments.


Northwind Industries Ltd
P.O. Box 1130, 146 Navy Rd
Inuvik, NT X0E 0T0
867-777-2426 office        
867-777-3203 fax   

Kurt Wainman, CEO

Fred Bailey, V. P. Gen. Manager 

Northwind Auto                                                                           
Kara Skiffington, Manager
867-678-2950 office  
867-777-3203 fax                                         P.O. Box 1130, 61 Industrial Rd                   Inuvik, NT X0E 0T0 

Northwind Heavy Equip Repair

Bruce Chesney, Manager                           867-777-5887 office  
867-777-5885 fax                                         P.O. Box 1130, 250 Airport Rd 
Inuvik NT, X0E 0T0

Northwind TRUKing 

Northwind Truking , Edmonton Depot           Steve Smith, Manager                                              587-521-1531 office                                     780-298-9998 cell                                         10418 Meyer Rd
Acheson, AB T7X 6A3 

Northwind Truking , Inuvik Depot                Brent Feniuk, Manager
867-620-0420 cell
146 Navy Rd, P.O. Box 1130                         Inuvik, NT X0E 0T0

Northwind Tire and Towing Ltd                                                  
Roy Hansen, Manager             
867-777-4747 office 
867-620-1041 cell 
P.O. Box 1920, 56 Industrial Rd
Inuvik, NT X0E 0T0  

Northwind Petroleum Ltd

Brandon Monchuk, Manager 
867-777-3974 office
867-777-3174 fax
867-678-5190 cell   
P.O. Box 1130, 17 Distributor St 
Inuvik, NT X0E 0T0

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