Equipment Sales

To perform high quality work, requires top quality equipment built by some of the world's leading manufacturers. Our equipment is selected for its specific application for each of the services we provide. Best practices in fleet management includes timely replacement of vehicles and equipment. All our equipment has been serviced to meet OEM maintenance requirements during its life at Nelson River.

For more information about the equipment we’re selling please contact:

Erv Petkau, Equipment Division Manager
Ph: 204-949-8700 | Fx: 204-237-8337 | This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


List of Equipment for Sale

1989 Caterpillar 980C Wheel Loader


  • c/w Caterpillar 3406 (270 HP) Diesel Engine. 4f/4R Trans, Spade Nose
  • Bucket, ROPS AC Cab c/w AM/FM Radio, Auto Lube
  • s/n 63X08663
  • Price Available on Request

1996 Caterpillar 980F Series II Long Reach Wheel Loader


  • c/w Caterpillar 3406 (275 HP) Diesel Engine, PS Trans, Spade Nose
  • Bucket, ROPS AC Cab c/w AM/FM CD, Auto Lube
  • s/n 8JN00746
  • Price Available on Request



  • c/w Detroit 453 I4 Diesel Power, 5 speed Shuttle Trans, Dual 18’x15’ delivery Conveyors, Strobe Beacon, 10.00-20 Front, 9.00-20 Rear Tires
  • Price Available on Request


2004 BLAW KNOX PAVER PF545 Tracked Asphalt Sidewalk Paver

  • c/w KUBOTA V1505 (38HP) I4 Diesel Power, Hydrostatic Drive, Front Truck Rolls, Front Hopper c/w Hyd Wings, 5’-8’ Screed
  • Price Available on Request




1998 BLAW KNOX PAVER PF5510 Tracked Asphalt Paver

  • c/w Cummins 6BTA5.9 (184HP) I6 Diesel Power, Hydrostatic Drive, OMNI III 10-18’ Hyd Screed, Dual Control Stations, Strobe Beacon, BLAW 6.5 Controls, 19” Rubber Tracks
  • Price Available on Request





  • c/w Pin Dollies, 15’ Steel Box, Air Trip, Manual Tarp, Front and Rear Steel Fenders, Fixed Fifth Wheel
  • Price Available on Request





  • c/w Pin Dollies, 15’ Steel Box, Air Trip, 7 ½” Wooden Box Extensions, Steel Fenders, REYCO Spring Suspension
  • Price Available on Request




1992 CATERPILLAR 140G Motor Grader

  • c/w Caterpillar 3306 (150 HP) I6 Diesel Power, 6F/6R PS Trans, 12' Hyd Side Shift & Tilt Moldbaord Extension, ROPS, Strobe Beacon
  • s/n 72V15041
  • Price Available on Request




2008 Ford F650 Coring Truck

  • c/w Hoist, Hydraulic System operates on PTO, truck is ideal for coring various underground services, including sewer & water
  • Price Available on Request




2010 Ford F750 Coring Truck

  • c/w Hoist, Hydraulic System operates on PTO, truck is ideal for coring various underground services, including sewer & water
  • Price Available on Request




2010 Ford F750 Coring Truck

  • c/w Hoist, Hydraulic System operates on PTO, truck is ideal for coring various underground services, including sewer & water
  • Price Available on Request




2011 Ford F750 Coring Truck

  • c/w Hoist, Hydraulic System operates on PTO, truck is ideal for coring various underground services, including sewer & water
  • Price Available on Request




2004 BLAW KNOX PF-4410 Tracked Asphalt Paver

  • c/w Cummins QSB 5.9-30T (158HP) I6 Diesel Power, Hydrostatic drive, truck rolls & hitch, 8'-13'2" Hydraulic Screed, Grade Reference Skis, 14" Rubber Tracks
  • Price Available on Request




1989 Caterpillar 926E Wheel Loader

  • c/w Caterpillar 3204 (105 HP) Diesel Engine, 4F/4R PS Trans, GP Bucket, ROPS Cab, Strobe BEacon, Auto Lube, 17.5R25 Tries
  • s/n 94Z02665
  • Price Available on Request




2007 ALLIS Double Deck Portable Horizontal Screening Plant

  • c/w Twin ALLIS 6'x16' Triple Deck Screens, Front, Rear Discharge Belts, Dual 30'x11' Side Discharge Belts, Mounted on TA Chasis
  • c/w 3 Blocking points, 36" x17" Transfer Belt, Walking Beam, Susp, Dayton Wheels
  • s/n 11FA07852
  • Price Available on Request




PIONEER 4030 Portable Twin Crusher

  • c/w Toshiba 300HP Electric Tire Drive, Automatic Nitrogren Charged Adjust & Tramp Iron Relief, 30" x 26' Rear discharge conveyor c/w Elect Drive, Mounted on TA Crusher Chasis c/w REYCO Spring Susp Steel Budd Wheels
  • s/n 1392
  • Price Available on Request




STANDARD HAVENS Asphalt Surge Silo

  • c/w SA Chasis, Dayton Wheels, 10.00R15 Tires
  • s/n 5677-5001-6
  • Price Available on Request




STANDARD HAVENS N616-0263K616 Drag Slat Conveyor

  • Mounted on TA Chasis, REYCO Spring Susp, Dayton Wheels, 10.00-15 Tires
  • s/n 10478
  • Price Available on Request


Erv Petkau, CSC

Vice President and Equipment Division Manager

Erv is responsible for our extensive equipment fleet. He oversees all equipment operational activities including purchasing and renting and directs and oversees our repairs and maintenance division ensuring quality and reliable equipment is available throughout the company.

Brad Morton, P. Eng., GSC

Vice President and Underground Division Manager

Brad is the Manager of the Underground Division for Nelson River Construction. Brad has over thirty years experience in engineering design, contract administration and project management for infrastructure projects for the City of Winnipeg, Winnipeg Airports Authority and Manitoba Infrastructure. He has been involved in asset evaluation, management, maintenance and rehabilitation planning and construction related to sewer and water systems and pumps stations on many projects during his career. Brad was the Construction Manager for the land drainage pump stations at the University of Manitoba and the WAA, both projects involved significant shoring, structural concrete and sub-contractor coordination. Brad’s common sense approach combined with his consulting and construction experience consistently results in quality projects which are delivered to clients on time and on budget.

Robert Boyechko

Aggregates Division Manager

Robert is our Aggregate Manger responsible for the planning, organizing, directing and control of raw material production at our various quarry holdings throughout the province. With over twenty-five years of experience, Robert identifies opportunities and develops strategies for improved efficiency and production. Addressing the needs of our internal divisions and our Customers is a major responsibility. Robert ensures environmental compliance, rehabilitation and permit obligations are maintained. He also provides research and testing of new and existing quarries.

Gord Lee, P. Eng., GSC

President & CEO

Gord has been with the company since 1985 and has served in several different capacities during his career. He was appointed President and CEO in 2002. He received his Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering at University of Manitoba in 1985, his Professional Engineer designation in 1987 and his Gold Seal Certificate in Project Management from the Canadian Construction Association in 1999.

Gord is an active member of the Winnipeg construction community and has served as Chair of the Board of Directors for the Manitoba Heavy Construction Association, Chair of the Board of Directors of the Western Canada Roadbuilders and Heavy Construction Association. He is a past member of the Board of Directors for the Canadian Construction Association. He has served as Chair of the Manitoba Construction Sector Council since 2011 and has represented the Heavy Construction Industry on the Construction Industry Wages Act Review Panel since 2009. He is a Director on the Board of the Health Sciences Center Foundation.

Steve Kosmac, C.E.T., GSC

Concrete Division Manager

Steve is the Manager of the Concrete Division for Nelson River Construction. He has over 20 years’ experience in the management of City and Highway roadway projects, Airport projects and a variety of structural concrete rehabilitation projects some of which include bridge modification work. His experience in the planning, organizing and coordination of the multiple Subtrades related to Utilities, Landscaping, and Electrical infrastructure is meticulous by nature. His extensive experience on roadway related projects makes him an integral contributor to the management of our projects

Ray Bissonnette, CRSP, CHSC

Safety Health, & Loss Prevention Manager

Ray has over a decade of experience in the Safety and Health field and is our Manager of Safety, Health & Loss Prevention. Ray has played a key role in the ongoing development and expansion of the company Safety, Health & Loss Prevention program, with the goal to minimize worker injuries and company losses. Ray’s experience includes policy and procedure development, coordinating training, conducting company safety audits, accident prevention, team building, and incident tracking and investigations, managing insurance loss claims, and identifying company risk.

Marcel Machado, B.Sc. C.E.

Asphalt Division Manager

Marcel oversees the day-to-day operations of the asphalt paving division at Nelson River including the estimating, tendering, project management, and construction of various infrastructure projects. Marcel has overseen the successful completion of numerous projects including highways, roads, airports, and parking lots for a wide variety of government and private sector clients under both traditional and design-build construction models. With nearly 30 years of experience in the roadbuilding and paving industry, Marcel brings a wealth of knowledge to each project he is involved with.

John Hudohmet, CPA – CMA


John is responsible for the financial management of the company. He is an experienced business professional with an extensive background in accounting and finance, management information systems and planning. John works closely with the entire management team providing financial and operational support.