Ledcor Group of Companies Named one of Canada's Top 100 Employers for 2nd Year in a row

October 7, 2011

PRESS RELEASE - VANCOUVER, BC - The Ledcor Group of Companies (Ledcor), one of Canada’s largest diversified construction companies with operations throughout North America, was named to Canada’s Top 100 Employers list for 2012. Ledcor also received this prestigious accolade in 2011.

Employers are evaluated by the editors of Canada's Top 100 Employers and an academic advisory board made up of members from across Canada. Companies from various industry sectors are evaluated based on eight criteria:

1. Physical Workplace

2. Work Atmosphere & Social

3. Health, Financial & Family Benefits

4. Vacation & Time Off

5. Employee Communications

6. Performance Management

7. Training & Skills Development

8. Community Involvement

Compared to its industry peers, it was determined that Ledcor offered some of the most progressive and forward-thinking programs. 

“Being named as one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers is a tremendous honour,” said Ron Stevenson, President and CEO of Ledcor. “Significant effort has been invested in developing the programs necessary to attract and retain the employees who can make positive contributions that support Ledcor’s commitment to building “Lifetime Clients" through accountability, innovation, integrity, quality and sustainability,” he said. “It is extremely encouraging for all of us at Ledcor to be recognized for our initiatives to create a positive and rewarding workplace for employees,” he acknowledged. 

Ledcor Group of Companies is a privately-held diversified construction firm with ongoing and completed projects across North America. Founded in 1947 in Leduc, Alberta (building the site and road to service the region's first oil strike), the employee-owned company has expanded steadily and today has capabilities in a variety of areas, including: commercial construction; industrial construction; mine construction, reclamation and operations; road building and highway maintenance; pipeline construction; property development; and technical services for telecommunications and energy sectors. 

Ledcor continues to expand its areas of expertise, recently adding aviation services, business jet charter services, tugboat services for the marine industry, and carbon asset management services.