Bird Heavy Civil Ltd



Specializing in heavy civil infrastructure construction, mining applications and energy development, H.J. O'Connell Ltd. is a leading supplier to Canada's resource industries.


Having serviced resource based clients for over 75 years, the company prides itself in the long-term relationships it has established. We are particularly proud of the associations we have developed in the mining and energy sectors. With a blue chip client base that includes the Iron Ore Company of Canada, ArcelorMittal (formally Quebec Cartier Mining), Wabush Mines, Manitoba Hydro, Abitibi Consolidated, Fortis Inc., Vale Inco, Voisey's Bay Nickel and many others, we are proud of the partnership approach that we have developed with these industry leaders. Some of these relationships have been in place for over 40 years.


H.J. O'Connell Ltd. recognizes the real challenges that lay ahead for the resource sectors of our economy and the construction industry in the 21st century. We are committed to working as a partner with clients to develop effective solutions and to meet those challenges head on.
The company prides itself on a high quality, technically sophisticated workforce and a reputation for completing projects on time and on budget. O'Connell people are industrious, innovative and hard working. By placing an acute emphasis on employee training, quality assurance, health, safety and environmental responsibility, H.J. O'Connell Ltd. has created a culture where PEOPLE, SAFETY and QUALITY are more than a priority; they are a VALUE.