About Us

Our mission is to provide the industry with a reputable contractor to meet their site work needs. We will succeed on a foundation of integrity, reliability, honesty, and experience. Our team is filled with tenacious and experienced people who inspire each other to reach their full potential. Our team is our pride; our culture is built on being inquisitive, supportive, and enthusiastic.

Our History

An Old Photo of a Truck Hauling Lumber
Quality Since 1984 Assured

In approximately 1956, Erwin P Friesen founded Erwin P Friesen and sons. Erwin had a small grain and livestock farm, and in the winter months he did forestry and logging as well as produced fence post products. Erwin’s work evolved to topsoil and gravel supply and hauling in the summer months for local municipalities and construction projects.

In September 1984, after spending number of years in road construction and mining, Erwin’s son Lauren and wife Emily took over the operation of the business and was renamed Friesen Hauling. From a one-man operation, it has grown to employ 20 full time year-round employees to over 30 in the summer season.

The business continued to evolve and started to provide more site work, excavation, and contracting services. In 2012, “Excavating” was added to our company name; thus Friesen Hauling and Excavating was born.

After many years of service, Lauren stepped down in 2014 making way for his son, Chris, as the new owner of Friesen Hauling and Excavating. Chris is proudly a 3rd generation family member to be part of our heritage. Chris carries on the family legacy of passion, innovation, integrity, and honestly that had been passed down over many generations.

A Friesen Hauling Worker from 1984