Canada's top contractors based on revenue 2018

The SNC-Lavalin Group was ranked the leading construction contractor based in Canada for the third consecutive year in 2018, generating around 9.8 billion U.S. dollars in revenue. PCL Constructors and EllisDon were second and third, respectively, based on revenue.

Think big, think global

SNC-Lavalin was formed following a merger between SNC (Surveyer, Nenniger, and Chenevert) and the engineering group, Lavalin, in 1991. The company has more than 50 offices around the world and reported revenue of more than 8.5 billion U.S. dollars in each of the three years from 2016 to 2018. The ability to expand globally is a reason for its success: they ranked 39th in a list of the top 250 construction contractors worldwide based on international revenue in 2018.

Construction at Canada’s core

The top 40 Canadian contractors based on revenue, collectively generated more than 45 billion U.S. dollars in 2018. The construction industry in Canada is a big business and contributed around 141 billion Canadian dollars to the overall GDP of the country in 2018. The majority of people employed in the Canadian construction industry, work in the residential renovation and maintenance sector.

Leading contractors based on revenue in Canada as of 2018

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June 2019



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