Vertex Resource Group Ltd. (Vertex) is pleased to announce that it has acquired Hurricane Industries Ltd., an oilfield service company specializing in vacuum, pressure and stable foam operations. Since acquiring the company in 2004, Tom and Blake Fisher, General Manager and Chief Executive Officer of Hurricane Industries, respectively, have grown the company to become the leading provider of foam services.
We are proud to announce that Vertex has been approved and is now recognized as a Gold Shovel Standard Certified contractor. This program recognizes those companies with a Safety Management System set up to ensure safe excavation practices for the protection of buried assets and those working around them.
Vertex is Recognized for Excellence in Business Performance as One of Canada’s Best Managed Companies
Vertex Resource Group Ltd. (“Vertex”) was honoured with the prestigious Canada’s Best Managed Companies designation. Originally received in 2011, Vertex obtained Gold Standard Status in 2015 and has maintained this status to requalify as a Gold Standard Winner in each subsequent year. The 2017 Best Managed program recognizes the best-in-class of Canadian-owned and managed companies with revenues over $15 million demonstrating strategy, capability and commitment to achieve sustainable growth.
Vertex Resource Group Ltd. (Vertex) is pleased to announce that is has acquired Red Giant Energy Services Ltd. (Red Giant), an oilfield service company specializing in the storage, management and logistics of oilfield fluids in the Western Canadian Sedimentary Basin. Red Giant provides total fluid management solutions to those in the industrial and commercial sectors through their fluid storage tanks and secondary containment delivery and setup services, and their well-maintained fleet of tank hauling trucks, equipment and pilot vehicles.
Vertex’s Dean MacKenzie and Paul Blenkhorn provided valuable insight, contributing to the creation of the Oilsands, Wellsites and Pipeline Chapters of “Footprints: The Evolution of Land Conservation and Reclamation in Alberta” by Robert Bott, Graham Chandler and Peter McKenzie-Brown. See their insights on land conservation and the reclamation of oilsands, wellsites and pipelines in Chapter 7, 8 and 9 of this publication.
Vertex is pleased to announced that we have been named one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies in 2015 for excellence in business performance. Vertex was a winner of Canada’s Best Managed Companies program in 2011 and has requalified every year since to requalify as a Best Managed Gold company in 2015.
While rugged conditions and hands-on labour are a big part of many oil and gas industry jobs, those challenges come with a major commitment to a safe work environment. Safety measures become paramount and are taken seriously to ensure the well-being of those who work in the industry. Vertex Resource Group exemplifies this dedication to safety in the resource and energy industry. We interviewed Terry Stephenson, President, Vertex, to understand why Vertex is such a trusted name in the industry and how they continue to be successful in this challenging economic environment.
Vertex is pleased to announce that it has acquired Ignite Energy Services Ltd. (“Ignite Energy”), Glacier Ridge Ventures Ltd. (“Glacier Ridge”) and Tar Energy Services (“TAR”). These companies provide fluid production hauling and management services, and operate vacuum trucks, pressure trucks, hydro-vac trucks, steam trucks and water trucks.
Vertex is pleased to announce that we have been named a Gold Standard Winner of Canada’s Best Managed Companies in 2014 for excellence in business performance. Sponsored by Deloitte, CIBC, National Post, Queen’s School of Business and MacKay CEO Forums, the Best Managed award recognizes Canadian owned and managed companies with revenues over $10 million for sustained growth, financial performance, management practices and the efforts of the entire organization.
Vertex Resource Group Ltd. is pleased to announce that it has acquired Navus Environmental Inc., an environmental consulting firm servicing the oil and gas and mining industries, within Alberta, British Columbia and Saskatchewan. Navus employs over 100 professionals from its offices in Edmonton, Alberta, Fort McMurray, Alberta and Fort St. John, British Columbia.