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NWCS Making a Difference in South Dakota

579a1e7b4c593-image_ Supporting mine reclamation project featured in Rapid City Journal publication

Idaho Falls, Idaho – North Wind Group is pleased to announce that North Wind Construction Services, LLC (NWCS) was featured in a Rapid City Journal article entitled, “Righting a wrong at Riley Pass: After 51 years, mine cleanup finally begins.” The article highlights the NWCS contract with the US Forest Services Northern Region, for the Riley Pass bluffs removal action project. The Riley Pass Uranium Mine Site is located in the North Cave Hills land unit of the Custer Gallatin National Forest in Harding County, South Dakota.


Since June 2016, NWCS has been in the field performing a $2.27 million contract at Riley Pass, which is scheduled to be completed in September 2016. As stated in the article, there is much additional work to be completed in the future; several multimillion-dollar contracts will be awarded to, “undo damage done five decades ago by uranium mining.”

“We are excited and proud to support the Forest Service in cleaning up this legacy waste, and restoring this beautiful land back to its natural state,” said North Wind Construction Services President, Kevin Redmond, PMP.

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North Wind is one of the nation’s leading small businesses providing engineering, construction, environmental, and technical services to federal and state agencies and private industry. Founded in 1997, North Wind has grown to a group of companies that employs more than 720 scientific, engineering, management and professional personnel. Since 2010, North Wind has been a wholly-owned subsidiary of Cook Inlet Region, Inc., an Alaska Native Corporation. North Wind is headquartered in Idaho Falls, Idaho, and operates from 20 office locations throughout the country.

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