Sewer & Water Work

Makkinga Contractors specializes in sewer and water main work.  We have successfully completed many projects throughout the City of Thunder Bay and other communities in Northwestern Ontario 

Some of the services we provide are:

  • Water, Sanitary and Storm Installation and Servicing
  • Sanitary Sewer System and Water Main Upgrades
  • Deep Sewer Installation
  • Waste Water Collection Systems
  • Storm Water Management
  • Lift Stations

Our clients in this area include municipal governments, land developers, and both public and private sector organizations. 




Makkinga Contractors offers demolition services for small to large buildings.  We have the equipment and the experience to perform demolitions in a safe and environmentally friendly manner.  All demolition waste is properly managed, transported and disposed of to meet the Ontario Ministry of Environment regulations.  Site remediation is also available after demolitions including back filling the area as required and landscaping. 


Site Development

Makkinga Contractors offers full site development services.  This includes clearing and grubbing, excavation and embankment, drainage and drainage structures, sewer, water, site utilities, curb and gutter, sidewalks, landscaping, pavement stripping and construction of roadways.


Snow Removal

Makkinga Contractors Rentals offers snow removal services including lot clearing and sanding.  


Aggregates & Crushing

Makkinga Contractors operates a large gravel pit just outside of Thunder Bay, Ontario and a second gravel pit in Sioux Lookout, Ontario. We offer a full range of aggregates such as granular B, granular 7/8 A, 3/4" crushed rock, recycled asphalt, screened B and bedding sand. We are able to screen or crush material specifically to meet your needs.  We also offer mobile crushing and screening if required for your gravel pit or job site. 


Heavy Equipment Floating

Makkinga Contractors offers heavy equipment floating and hauling services throughout the Province of Ontario.  We have experienced drivers with excellent records who you can trust will transport your equipment in a safe and efficient manner.  Our equipment includes removable gooseneck lowbed trailers (RGN's) and stepdecks.  We will take care of permits and pilot vehicles if they are required to move your machine.