ColasCanada, Canada’s leader in construction and maintenance of transportation infrastructure, is a holding and management company with operating companies across Canada. ColasCanada is part of the Colas Group , the worldwide leader in transportation infrastructure construction and maintenance. The Colas Group also has a network of companies in the USA.
The Colas Group is active in the construction and maintenance of road, air, rail and maritime transport infrastructure, urban development projects and recreational facilities. With 70,000 employees throughout 1,400 profit centers in 40 countries on 5 continents, the group carries out over 100,000 projects each year, backed by a tight international network of quarries, emulsion plants and asphalt plants.
ColasCanada’s operations began in Eastern Canada in the early 1960’s though the acquisition of Fabi Ltd., a general construction firm in Quebec founded in 1927, who later became Sintra Ltd. in 1967. In 1977, Colas ventured into Western Canada acquiring a minority interest in an Edmonton based construction firm.
Since then, we have continued to expand throughout Canada through a number of acquisitions. ColasCanada now has operations in 7 provinces and territories throughout Canada, with over 5000 employees in over 40 centers across the country.
Our national network of companies operate in a decentralized manner and are responsible for conducting business in their respective areas throughout the country. Our vast network is vertically integrated with each subsidiary controlling and operating their own facilities including asphalt plants, quarries, testing and engineering facilities and emulsion plants.
The group’s core business is in road construction and maintenance which includes:
Construction, rehabilitation, preservation and maintenance of roads, highways, airport runways, port, industrial and logistics infrastructure, subdivisions, urban infrastructure, parking lots and more. ColasCanada also manufactures and recycles construction materials primarily used for road building via an extensive national network of quarries, sand and gravel deposits, and emulsion, asphalt and concrete plants for our own use and for 3rd party sales.
ColasCanada also provides a broad range of other road-related products and services such as:
- signage, safety and traffic management systems
- civil engineering structures and pipelines
- utilities network installation and maintenance
- waterproofing, cladding and roofing
- building construction, restoration and deconstruction
- railroad infrastructure construction, upgrading and maintenance
- design build and design build maintain services
ColasCanada has the capacity to offer its customers a full package of products and services, being the largest true solutions provider of road related products and services in Canada.