Road Construction

No matter the time of year or the conditions, Northwind has the equipment, manpower, and knowledge to build and maintain northern roads.

We are currently constructing the Inuvik to Tuktoyaktuk Highway, which will connect Canada from coast to coast to coast. This four-year, $300 million project will complete the final leg of the Dempster Highway.

Northwind is also the premier ice road builder in the Beaufort-Delta, utilizing state-of-the-art ground penetrating radar for ice profiling. 

With over 15 years of experience and countless projects completed, Northwind ice road builds are safe and reliable every time.

Long Haul Trucking

Our fleet of big rigs are continually moving freight north and south, piloted by our team of experienced drivers. Whether you're moving one pallet or one hundred tonnes, our truckers will ensure you get your freight moved safely, quickly and affordably. 

Oilfield Services

Northwind offers many services to the Oil and Gas industry, including:

  • Lease pad development

  • Ice road construction and maintenance

  • Hot shot services

  • Rig moving

  • Decontamination Services

We hire experienced, knowledgeable, and local employees who can work with you to accomplish your goals.

Please contact us for more details on how we can help you to reach your project goals.

Relocation Services

Northwind specializes in some of the most challenging relocation moves in the North. With our experienced employees, dependable equipment, and strong leadership; we relish every opportunity to provide a safe and stable move so that your business doesn’t miss a beat.

Some recent projects include:

  • Delivery and installation of new portable jail cells to Inuvik RCMP.

  • Mobilization and Demobilization of the Akita Oil Drilling Rig – Inuvialuit  Regional corp.

  • Transportation of camp modules and heavy equipment.


Our team of heavy equipment operators have the experience to safely demolish and dispose of buildings and dangerous goods.

We recently demolished Sir Alexander Mackenzie School in Inuvik, landfilling inert material and transporting asbestos and lead paint south for disposal.

Ice Profiling

With decades of arctic experience, we are experts in ice profiling and ice road construction.

The most important part of ice road construction is determining ice thickness, or ice profiling. Using state-of-the-art ground penetrating radar, Northwind is able to accurately ensure ice thickness, provding safe roads, platforms and crossings. 

Our crews and equipment have built and maintained thousands of miles of safe ice roads throughout the Northwest Territories.

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