Founded in 2003, Waska Ressources means “To gather around” and was born from the association between Le groupe Desfor and late Dr. Billy Diamond, respected businessman, former Chief of Waskaganish and first Grand Chief of the Crees.
Waska Ressources is now owned by the Diamond Family who promotes human, material and financial resources within the community through the development of large-scale and specialized projects. The partnership main values are respect, trust and good faith.
We manage turnkey projects with a unique effective approach, in harmony with sustainable development and natural resources. We contributes to skills development in remote areas, while maximizing local spin-offs.
Environmental assessments, monitoring, field surveys, environment inventory, conservation and compensation plans, bathymetry.
Clearing, photo-interpretation, geomorphology, mapping/inventory, assessments and
expertise, forest planning, forest roads.
Road and pipes, dikes, weirs and dams, earthworks, paving, water and sewer systems, fused pipes, pumping station, culverts demolition/replacement and installation, worksite surveillance.
Road conception and planning, path localization and optimization, engineering structures, paving and resurfacing.
Commercial, industrial, institutional and multi-dwelling units.
Excavation, drilling and blasting, drainage, tailings facilities, dikes and
dams, scouring, earthworks, waste water treatment basins, geomembrane installation, road construction.
Electric substations, power lines, railways (surveying, route, water course crossing), drone inspection, pipelines.
Urban forestry, building construction, civil works, environment, roads, infrastructures, geomatics and surveying
Geomatics and surveying
Technical surveys, topographic surveys, hydrographic surveys, drone surveys, inspection of infrastructures, digital mapping.
Waska Ressources has been involved in many projects on the James Bay Territory over the past years. Among others, we participated to the construction of the weirs in the Rupert River, the waterfront spur in Waskaganish Bay and the Rupert River access road. We also accomplished many various construction works in the Community like a grocery store, the water filtration plant, the power transmission line connecting the village to the network as well as a workers camp. Some clearing projects, various works with tallymen (ATV trails, snowmobile trails, boat ramps, etc.) and the Eastmain-1-A-Sarcelle-Rupert environmental follow-up, were all accomplished with local First Nation workers.
Waska Ressources managed major construction projects and large-scale civil works, as well as several hundred kilometers of roads, including many forestry studies for Hydro-Québec (clearing studies and transmission line projects).
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