Sustainable construction
materials
for

109

Years

60

Locations

100+

Projects

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PRODUCTS

For residential, commercial and industrial job sites.
1
READY MIX

We combine aggregate, cement, water and Special additives for delivery of products to various residential, commercial and industrial job sites.

2
AGGREGATE

Burnco produces and sells a broad range of aggregate products in British, Columbia, Alberta and the USA.

3
ASPHALT

Burnco is an independent leaading supplier of high quality hot and cold mix asphalt products, utilizing the latest technologies with an environmentally sustainable approaach to production.

4
ARIDUS

Moisture mitigation is completely removed from the construction process saving time and the use of an additional sub-contractor on site. The high performance nature of the ARIDUS mix allows owners to open their facilities 30% faster than scheduled.

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  • RECLAMATION->
  • RECYCLING->
  • ENERGY CONSUMPT AND EMMISSIONS REDUCTION->
  • WATER STEWARDSHIP CONSERVATION->
  • LAND MANAGEMENT->
  • LAND STEWARDSHIP->

Sustainable Construction

is our business!

Construction materials designed to create lowest carbon footprint

Respect for the land before, during & after our use.

Build sustainability in all that we do by reducing waste, reusing & recycling materials

Leading stewards of the environment in our industry.

Projects

For residential, commercial and industrial job sites.

1

Vertical High Rise

Vertical (High Rise) buildings are 8-30 story tall buildings, which require a mechanical vertical transport system, such as elevators.

2

Commercial

Commercial buildings are used for commerce like office buildings, warehouses, or retail.

3

Tilt Up

Tilt-up, tilt-slab or tilt-wall is a type of building and a construction technique where exterior panels/walls are formed horizontally on a concrete slab.

4

Health Care

Healthcare buildings are used for medical treatment or care of those in these facilities or those that visit these facilities for periodic appointments.

5

PUBLIC (STATE/MUNICIPAL)

These are applications where concrete is not only used for its structural capacity and durability, but as an aesthetic enhancement to a structure, while still serving its function as an integral part of the building itself such as floors, walls, driveways, and patios.

6

DECORATIVE/ARCHITECTURAL

These are building elements where concrete is not only used for its structural strength and durability, but as an aesthetic enhancement to a structure, while still serving its function as an integral part of the building itself such as floors, walls, driveways, patios.

Burnco has developed an extensive capability with sustainable construction material in a variety of project environment that are designed to leave the least carbon foot print.

Testimonials

What our customers say about us!
Mark Trenchard
Project Manager

1/5

Dispatch, deliveries and supply are on time!

Dealing with BURNCO, we have consistently purchased their aggregate, asphalt and concrete products for over 10 years with great satisfaction. All BURNCO sales reps are knowledgeable, friendly and easy to deal with, everything a contractor could ask for. The products almost always meet the specifications required and when something is slightly out, the issue is dealt with promptly. Quality is never lowered to meet the always competitive pricing. Dispatch, deliveries and supply of aggregate, asphalt and concrete are typically on time, better than most other suppliers. We will continue to use BURNCO as a main supplier for as long as we’re…

Mike McMahon
Manager

2/5

It was a great experience!

It has been my great pleasure to work in tandem with BURNCO here in Calgary, and also on occasion in Edmonton. In addition to most of the gravels we place here at Bluebird Contracting Services, BURNCO supplies most of the asphalt we place as well. Bluebird Contracting Services started a paving division in 2012, and could never have began that venture without the support and availability of BURNCO. In the course of the last 5 years of paving for us, we have completed many forms of paving: bridge decks with Superpave mix designs, City streets with Superpave mix designs, commercial…

Steve Tingley
Operations Manager

3/5

Their service is exceptional as well as consistent

I’ve been involved in the paving business within the city of Calgary for over 30 years. Our company began purchasing asphalt from BURNCO in the early 1990’s and has continued to do so ever since. We are both local, privately owned company’s and the relationships we have built, from the plant personnel on up, certainly reflects that. Their service is exceptional as well as consistent with almost no time lost to us due to plant down time and the quality of the material is also very good as well as consistent, regardless of the plant used. We have a valued…

Steve Tingley
Operations Manager

4/5

Their service is exceptional as well as consistent

I’ve been involved in the paving business within the city of Calgary for over 30 years. Our company began purchasing asphalt from BURNCO in the early 1990’s and has continued to do so ever since. We are both local, privately owned company’s and the relationships we have built, from the plant personnel on up, certainly reflects that. Their service is exceptional as well as consistent with almost no time lost to us due to plant down time and the quality of the material is also very good as well as consistent, regardless of the plant used. We have a valued…

Matt Ulmer
General Manager

5/5

Their service is second to none.

BURNCO has always been a great partner with us. The service, quality and pricing we receive is second to none.

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Blogs & News

Stay tuned with the latest news from Burnco!

In The Spotlight

Our Chairman’s Message

Our quality products, corporate image, and community profile are never sacrificed. When my great grandfather…

The Calgary Tower celebrates 50 years.

On May 15th, 1967, BURNCO started a 24-day continual pour of concrete to build the iconic Calgary Tower…

Krugerville Plant achieves TACA Star Gold Designation for 2018-19

BURNCO Texas LLC’s Krugerville Concrete Plant achieved certification under TACA’s STAR programs…

Nothing but a State Championship

Aledo High School’s motto “All In” is carved in one side of the Football team’s championship ring…

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The Beginning

A young man named James Francis Burns started a concrete and excavation business in Calgary, Alberta using his team of work horses, hand shovels and a four wheeled dump wagon.

1912

CREW

At the age of 14, J.F. Burns II started working full time for his Dad and soon after was placed in charge of the crew. His duties included quoting prices for work, supervising the work and collecting the money after the job was done.

1928

PERMIT

Jim II inquires about a mining permit to excavate gravel from the Bow River like others were doing. He was granted a permit and this was the beginning of J.F. Burns Sand & Gravel.

1937

Innovation

Jim II continued the family tradition of innovation by introducing one of Western Canada’s first central mix plants for concrete, True Mix Concrete.

1950

Our History
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