Allard Contractors Ltd.

3075 Pathan Ave, Coquitlam, B.C.

(604) 944-1448

 

Jim & Barry Allard, own and operate Allard Contractors Ltd., Coquitlam B.C., an independent sand & gravel producer with five gravel pits, three processing plants, and 2 ready mix concrete plants located in Vancouver's Lower Mainland region.

The family-owned business was founded by James J. Allard Sr. in 1945 as Allard Cement Works, a one-man, one truck operation that mainly bought and sold gravel. Jim Allard Sr. acquired his first gravel pit in 1964, a property on Pipeline Road in Coquitlam that is the present site of Allard Contractors Ltd. head office.

In 1967, Jim Sr. brought his teenage sons Barry & Jim Jr. in and drafted them into driving gravel truck for the summer. In the fall, Barry stayed on and took over as general manager, while Jim Jr. returned to the University of British Columbia to complete his Bachelor of Science degree.

In 1970, Jim Jr. rejoined his brother Barry and they reorganized the firm as Allard Contractors Ltd. with Barry as president and Jim Jr. as vice-president. Today, the company has more than 100 employees and operates an equipment spread comprised of three crushing, screening & washing plants, two ready mix concrete plants, twenty wheel loaders, thirty three gravel and concrete trucks and an extensive range of support machinery.

Allard Contractors uses the newest, most innovative forms of road transportation to move aggregates to the jobsites.

Allard Contractors Ltd. is committed to maintaining a safe environment for its employees and the general public. The firm has been awarded several safety awards and certificates of achievement, presented by the Ministry of Energy, Mines, and Petroleum Resources.

Today, Allard Contractors Ltd. remains a family run company which is proud to be 100% Canadian owned & operated.

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