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General Contracting

Over the past few years Copcan has used its same organized, competitive and results driven business strategy to develop a general contracting division to service our existing customers and provide an option for potential new clients looking for a contractor who has built a reputation on trust, service, and safety.

Our talented and dedicated staff along with our extensive network and resources are key to Copcan’s success in this field.  We have built an extensive network of engineers, architects, management staff, reliable sub-contractors, and suppliers to help us succeed in the following types of projects:

  • Industrial Construction
  • Commercial Construction
  • Tenant Improvements
  • Special Projects

City of Nanaimo- Colliery Dam Spillway

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City of Nanaimo
Project: Colliery Dam Spillway Construction
Value: $3,207,000
Completion: June 2016
Contact: Steve Ricketts
Tel: (250) 758-5222
Description: The project was to construct an auxiliary spillway for the lower Chase River Dam which included; tree removal, clearing and grubbing; stripping and disposal of excess soil; foundation prep, forming, concrete pouring and stripping of an auxiliary spillway; foot passenger bridge construction, and back filling and clean up.  

Cowichan Valley Regional District- Meade Creek Recycling Facility

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Project name: Meade Creek Recycling Facility
Value: $4,177,000
Completion: TBD
Contact: Rob Rutherford, P.Eng, Kerr Wood Leidal Associates Ltd.
Tel: (250) 746-2530
Description: The projects includes; demolition and decommission of existing site buildings, structures, and landfill; mass grading of site; construction of paved access and service road and drop off area; construction of reinforced lock block retaining walls; construction of approximately 275 sq.m. recycling building including finishing; 40 sq.m scale house including finishing and mill work; supply and installation of plumbing and HVAC for the scale house and recycling buildings; power supply and distribution to site; electrical equipment including lighting and electrical distribution in the scale house and recycling buildings; site lighting and distribution; security surveillance camera system and intercom system; sanitary sewer services, manholes and sewage holding tank; supply and construction of new tie in the existing well; underground fire water storage tank and dry hydrants; site drainage including storm sewers, catch basins, man holes, rain garden; infiltration gallery and swale; detention pond with inlet and outlet structures; supply and installation of landscaping; weight scales and their appurtenances; site finishing; traffic and product signage, and painted pavement markings

Mirabelli Corporation- Walmart Washroom Renovation

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Mirabelli Corporation 
Project: Walmart Washroom Renovation
Completion: August 2017 
Description: The project included; renovations to all of the store's washrooms (Prince George, Terrace, Port Alberni, Victoria and Nanaimo) including; removal and demolition of all existing plumbing fixtures, ceramic floor and wall tile, toilet partitions and washroom accessories. The work was successfully completed within the allotted (6) week window and had to be performed in phases to allow the stores to have the washrooms in operation at all times. As a result, our crews and subcontractors were required to work (7) days a week and often when the store was closed to avoid inconvenience to customers. 

Vancouver Island University- Cafe Renovations

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Vancouver Island University
Project: Cafe Renovation Phase 1 
Value: $90,333.00
Completion: September 2017 
Contact: Deb Smilski 
Tel: (250)-740-6517 
Description: The project included; removing existing exterior wall to underside of existing roof structure; remove existing interior wall from top of slab to underside of existing structure, include door/frame, hardware and glazing panels as a part of the demolition; existing flooring to be removed; install new glazed partition and new roof overhang above; remove existing concrete paving and install new concrete slab on grade; extend of existing concrete plaza deck to be removed and replaced with new slab on grade; install new column; remove existing electrical fixture at new roof structure and relocate existing HC door operator to new location.