western star
April 24 2015

Photo Friday – April 24

All ready to go, just tell Karl where you need it.

Health and Safety Board
April 2 2015

New Health and Safety Boards

Introducing our new Health and Safety Boards, to be located in our site office trailers. This is a big improvement to the visibility of important Health and Safety information on our job sites.

Safety Orientation 2015
March 30 2015

2015 Safety Orientation and Training

We held our annual full-day internal employee safety training and orientation on March 27th.  In addition to this day, staff members completed and updated many training courses over the winter, including Basics of Supervising, Health and Safety Rep, Simulated Hazard Analysis, Defensive Driving, Working at Heights, Confined Space, Trenching Safety, Traffic Safety, Propane Safety, Chain Saw Operation, Hoisting and Rigging, First Aid and CPR, Cost Estimating, Landscaping Plants, Grading and Drainage, and others. We continue to prepare for the upcoming season, putting Health and Safety first. Welcome to all new employees!

Western Star roll-off truck
February 26 2015

New to the Fleet

Our new Western Star roll-off truck.

Frost Ripper attachment
February 4 2015

Frost Ripper

Our new frost ripper attachment in action! Just what we need this winter.  

GPS on bulldozer
November 5 2014

GPS Equipped!

We now have GPS surveying equipment! With a base station, rover unit, and equipment mounts, we can ensure accurate layout and elevations on larger projects.

Hawkins News - New Project
September 10 2014

New Project Awarded!

Hawkins Contracting has been awarded the contract for the construction of Major Wood Cathedral Town Park in Markham! This park will feature a playground with rubber safety surfacing, fitness equipment, pavilion with masonry columns, double tennis courts, site furniture, and extensive planting. Construction has started with a major re-grading of the site to meet proposed elevations. We are proud to be working on this new addition to Markham's park infrastructure.