Since its formation, DENT has become an established contractor throughout the province and a leading provider of specialized contracting services, delivering start- to-finish solutions for the civil construction industry.
Jim Dent started the company in 1974 from its base in Hope, British Columbia. DENT quickly became a well-established contractor throughout the province and a leading provider of specialized contracting services, delivering start-to-finish solutions for the heavy civil construction industry.
Over the decades since its formation DENT has evolved into a heavy civil construction leader primarily focusing on hydro-related projects. The DENT team of long-term personnel bring the dedication, quality workmanship and an innovative approach to address the complex challenges evolving within projects. With a proactive attitude to safety and environmental issues DENT takes pride in completing demanding projects on schedule.
DENT is BCCSA COR certified and BC Forest Safe Certified
We have worked on a large variety of projects across BC, scopes including:
- Substations, capacitor stations, transmission line clearing, repairs to run-of-rivers
- Privately owned Run-of-River design builds
- Intakes, powerhouses, penstocks, steep slope works, culvert installs, head-development
- Resurfacing projects
- Slope stabilization projects
- Reactivation and deactivation of roadways
- Spillway repairs
- Head pond repairs
Our team is comprised of long-term employees; experienced in the design build processes of large civil construction projects; qualified to overcome the complex designs of any project. Over the decades, since its formation DENT has evolved into a heavy civil construction leader. DENT services start with design/ engineering and flow through to the successful execution/completion of any DENT project.