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.
DENT was founded in 1974 by Jim Dent in Hope, BC.
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 BC Hydro 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.