GECO Companies

A collaborative company WHO’s Proud of their partnerships.

Gitxaała Enterprises is a collaborative company that takes great pride in our key partnership agreements with Industry leaders. These partnerships allow us to offer a wide range of services that benefit the projects taking place within our Territory.

Gitxaała Bird Construction

Gitxaała Bird Construction provides construction services in the commercial, industrial, mining, water and wastewater, energy, renewables, nuclear, and civil sectors.

Who We Are

Gitxaała Bird a Canadian construction company operating from coast-to-coast and servicing all of Canada’s major markets. Operating for over 100 years, and publicly traded for over 70, Gitxaała Bird is a well-respected builder and construction service provider in the Canadian construction industry offering unique, sustainable solutions to clients.

What We Do

  • Oil & Gas
  • Mining
  • Power
  • Light Industrial
  • Transportation
  • Buildings
  • Environmental
  • Industrial Maintenance
  • Utilities

Gitxaała Bear Creek

GitxaaŁa Bear Creek Construction Ltd. is an established muti-faceted construction company located in Terrace, British Columbia

Who We Are

Bear Creek Construction is multi-service company with over 50 years’ experience in multiple construction sectors and with a head office in Terrace, BC.

Our loyal, skilled and diverse team of employees excel in both small and large, complex projects, and in rugged and remote terrain.  Bear Creek has multiple partnerships, and commitments, with local First Nation acknowledging the territorial rights of the areas we do business. Growing a diverse work force, training and setting up future generations for success, is a critical step in current projects and future developments in and around the area.

Safe and professional business practices enable Bear Creek Construction to foresee and resolve challenges quickly and effectively while keeping projects safe, on time, and on budget.

As part of the Bear Creek Group of companies, Bear Creek Construction has access to marine and highway transport services. As a result, we provide a complete service offering from project inception to completion.

Gitxaała Bear Creek Construction is a First Nation company formed through a joint venture agreement with the Gitxaała Enterprises Corporation (“GECO”) and Bear Creek Construction.

What We Do


  • Crushing & Screening
  • Quarry Development
  • Drilling & Blasting
  • Delivery


  • Hydro Seeding
  • Hydro Vac
  • Site Reclamation
  • Storm Water Management

Safety & First Aid


General Construction:

  • Earthworks
  • Highway Construction
  • Trail Construction, Remediation & Maintenance
  • Early Works
  • Road & Bridge Construction
  • Drilling, Blasting & Crushing
  • Concrete Services


  • Lowbeds, Step Decks, Hi-boys, B-Trains & Side Dumps


Ian Munson

Gitxaala Bear Creek Construction

Altrad Gitxaała Joint Venture (AGJV)

World leader in Scaffolding, Rope Access, Insulation, Protective Coating, Passive Fire Protection, Industrial Cleaning, Structural Remediation for the Energy, Mining and Defence sectors.

Who We Are

Altrad is a world leader in the provision of industrial services, generating high-added value solutions principally for the Oil & Gas, Energy, Power Generation, Process, Environment and Construction sectors. The Group is also a recognised leader in the manufacturing of equipment dedicated to the Construction and Building market. Altrad’s multidisciplinary services range from engineering and technical services to maintenance, access solutions and specialised services for industry leaders. Headquartered in France, the Group employs around 52,000 people and is still led by its Founder and President Mohed Altrad.

What We Do

We offer a wide range of cost-driven integrated solutions from construction through to operations and into decommissioning covering Scaffolding, Rope Access, Insulation, Protective Coating, Passive Fire Protection, Industrial Cleaning, Inspection, Structural Remediation, Asbestos Management and Training and Assessment.

In March 2022, the AGJV was awarded a contract from the JGC Fluor BC LNG Joint Venture (JFJV) to perform insulation, painting / coating and fireproofing works as part of the construction of the LNG Canada Development located at Kitimat, British Columbia. The scope of services to be provided under the contract includes work pack preparation, planning, coordination, procurement, supervision and execution of insulation, painting / coating and fireproofing.

Gitxaała Integral Energy

Electrical and Instrumentation Services for work at the Canada LNG Project in Kitimat, BC and the GitxaaŁa Territory as a whole.

Who We Are

Integral Energy Services Ltd. provides its clients with Electrical, Instrumentation, Insulation, and Project Management solutions. Our in-depth knowledge of the industry enables us to take on various projects ranging in both size and complexity with award-winning service, safety, and quality.

Integral Energy is an equal opportunity employer and promotes a cross-cultural workplace where we provide apprenticeship programs for indigenous, visible minorities, and women in trade. Our mission statement is “Provide every client with cooperative, solution-based service adhering to the highest standards of quality, safety, and integrity, while ultimately giving our clients worry-free project success.”

Integral Energy Services Ltd. is proud to be a Platinum Club Winner in 2022 and one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies since 2014.

What We Do

Electrical and Instrumentation services for:

  • Camp construction and maintenance
  • Commercial and Industrial construction
  • Data/Fibre optic services
  • Insulation
  • Turnaround and shutdown services
  • Design Build
  • Heat trace solutions
  • Pre-commissioning and commissioning services
  • Temporary power


Tom Surinskis, Vice President Construction

Gitxaala Integral Energy

Gitxaała Horizon North Services


Who We Are

Gitxaała Horizon North Services are experts in providing diverse, integrated hospitality solutions, amenities, infrastructure, and services to help you meet your project needs and budget.

Crossroads Lodge is an open lodge operated by Gitxaała Horizon North Services. Crossroads features 700 hotel executive-style rooms. Three nutritious meals are prepared each day by our chefs on site and the lodge is accessible by bus for convenience.

An unparalleled location on the lone major entry to Kitimat, British Columbia. Valley views with a mountain backdrop. A spectacular modular-built community connecting you to growing opportunities in the District of Kitimat.

Our extensive experience has led to the growth of a professional team that caters to the well-being of your crews, while providing the necessities required for rest and relaxation. By creating a home away from home environment, our clients and their employees are provided with a comfortable, safe and friendly experience.

What We Do

Workforce Accommodations and Energy Services:

  • Turn-key Open and Dedicated Camps
  • Janitorial Services
  • Drill Camps
  • Catering and Hospitality
  • Matting and Access Solutions
  • Water and Waste Water Treatment Facilities

Gitxaała West Coast Launch


Who We Are

West Coast Launch Ltd. was established in 1992 providing marine transportation services throughout Northern British Columbia. WCL is a marine transportation company that specializes in marine passenger and light freight transportation and pilot launch services. WCL also provides marine survey vessels, marine escorting, and marine monitoring services. WCL has vessels strategically located throughout Northern BC in both Prince Rupert and Kitimat. WCL has the largest marine passenger vessel fleet capacity in Northern, BC consisting of 8 vessels ranging in size and speed. All WCL vessels are Transport Canada certified and have been approved LNG Canada vessels. Some of WCL’s customers include LNG Canada, Boskalis, Rio Tinto, HATCH, Triton Environmental, Stantec, Pembina, BC Ferries and the Pacific Pilotage Authority.

Early 2022 Gitxaała and West Coast Launch Ltd. formed a joint venture partnership: Gitxaała WCL. This partnership was formed to better service the Prince Rupert, Kitkatla, Kitimat and surrounding area while also providing employment and education opportunities to the community of Gitxaała.

What We Do

  • Marine transportation
  • Freight transportation
  • Private water taxis
  • Marine pilot boarding
  • Servicing outside villages
  • Custom charters
  • Corporate events
  • Marine environmental support vessel
  • Prince Rupert Airport Shuttle to Digby Island
  • Weddings
  • Tours
  • Marine survey support vessel
  • Water sample support vessel
  • Crew runs
  • Servicing weather stations
  • Emergency support
  • Medevacs
  • Helicopter support
  • Tug and barge servicing

Gitxaała Seaspan

Passionately Delivering the Best Marine Solutions

Who We Are

The partnership between Gitxaała Nation and Seaspan offers modern, high efficiency 65T bollard tugs stationed at Prince Rupert. These tugs will be crewed 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, and will be available for ship docking and ship escort in the region. This new service in Prince Rupert complements Seaspan’s existing fleet in Vancouver, Roberts Bank and Vancouver Island.

Gitxaała Nation has unlimited knowledge of the rugged west coast having lived, fished and navigated these waters for millennia. For over 130 years, Seaspan has been an integral part of British Columbia’s waterways by providing ship assist and escort service between Alaska and Mexico. Both partners offer vast experience and knowledge as mariners navigating these waters, making Seaspan a more dependable option for marine services in the coastal British Columbia.

What We Do

  • Ship docking
  • Ship escort service


Gitxaala Seaspan

Gitxaała CityWest Communications

Who We Are

Gitxaała CityWest Communications is a partnership between CityWest and the Gitxaała Nation. This new company will operate a new state-of-the-art fibre-optic network in Lach Klan (Kitkatla) to deliver services to residents and businesses. A portion of the profits from services will go back into the community, providing a direct financial benefit to the Gitxaała Nation.

CityWest has over 100 years of experience as a local telecommunications provider. We offer a superior Internet, TV, and phone experience to all of our residential and business customers across British Columbia.

What We Do

What we’re bringing to your community:


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Gitxaala CityWest Communications

Gitxaała IDL Projects

GITXAAŁA IDL PROJECTS is a partnership to offer additional construction disciplines within our communities.

Who We Are

Content to come.

What We Do

Content to come.


James Morrison, Business Manager

Gitxaała IDL Projects