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2023

Posted on April 9th, 2024 by Admin@sarjeant

Sarjeant opens a new ready-mix plant in Parry Sound. This site will also hold a new cardlock fuel/propane outlet. Timmins Rail Depot which includes a cement blending and storage facility, plus future fuel storage, and future propane storage facility. This is to assist with high costs of transport as well as serviceability for products in the North due to inclement weather and treacherous roads.

November 2023 also marks a milestone for Sarjeants with the successful acquisition of the Northern Ontario territory, spanning from Fort Frances to New Liskeard, from Superior Propane. The territory operates under the name Sarjeant Propane. Sarjeant Propane welcomes this new chapter and is proud of the chance to bring job opportunities, such as backend office staff, administration, and operations, back to the North, ultimately enabling better service for customers and the community of Northern Ontario.

2018

Posted on April 6th, 2024 by Admin@sarjeant

Brandon Elliott appointed President of The Sarjeant Company Ltd.

2013

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Sarjeants opened a new commercial Cardlock fuel depot in Timmins. There are now four centres where trucks are fueled 24 hours by a computerized automated system.

2012

Posted on April 6th, 2024 by Admin@sarjeant

Sarjeants established a concrete plant north-west of Fort McMurray, Alberta to provide concrete for a large commercial project.

2009

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Our Huntsville operation grew out of its temporary location into a brand new 5,000 square foot building in early 2009. This location is the regional office for the Muskoka area.

2008

Posted on April 6th, 2024 by Admin@sarjeant

The company acquired three fuel companies, expanding its reach in the fuel business. Custom Concrete (Northern) in Timmins consolidated their locations into a new larger facility in early 2008, bringing their many different divisions under one roof.

2006

Posted on April 6th, 2024 by Admin@sarjeant

Sarjeants opens a temporary ready mix plant in Huntsville, Ontario. From this location they could service commercial and residential customers in the Muskoka area. Property development also grew in 2006 when Sarjeants undertook a much larger residential development in Essa Township.

2005

Posted on April 6th, 2024 by Admin@sarjeant

Sarjeants opened a ready mix plant in Bradford, Ontario. The company also branched off into property development in 2005 in Simcoe County with a fifty estate lot subdivision in Midhurst. This subdivision was completed in 2007.

1989

Posted on April 6th, 2024 by Admin@sarjeant

Sarjeant marked 100 years in business.

1971

Posted on April 9th, 2024 by Admin@sarjeant

Sarjeant’s Aberfoyle pit water well discovery, turning to Aberfoyle Springs in 1991 and then purchased by and
branded to Nestlé Pure Life since 2002.

1976

Posted on April 9th, 2024 by Admin@sarjeant

Custom Concrete purchased its first portable ready-mix plant, the Assink One. It is mobilized in Timmins at the Dougwall site to
supply 100,000 yards of concrete for the new Kidd Creek Smelter site. This was the first of many portable concrete plants we
would use to perform projects in the far north of Ontario for mining, pulp and paper and lumber sites. Custom Buys Parnell
Concrete products and establishes a regional office with Block manufacturing and construction supplies as well as a permanent
Concrete plant off Riverside drive.

1970

Posted on April 6th, 2024 by Admin@sarjeant

The Sarjeant Company was purchased by Custom Concrete Ltd.; a new era began with the Elliott family.

The concrete supply business was expanded to include ready-mix plants in Barrie, Midland, Orillia, Brechin, Timmins, Iroquois Falls, Cochrane, Kirkland Lake, Hoyle and Smooth Rock Falls. Together with the Northern Ontario operations,The Sarjeant Company included four sand gravel operations and five portable ready-mix plants capable of producing concrete in remote areas as well as for large projects.

The ready mix concrete and aggregate division became dominant in Simcoe County and the Timmins area making Custom Concrete the largest independent ready-mix company in Canada.

Fuel oil facilities were built along with office buildings and the concrete plant at the Sarjeant Company’s current location on Sarjeant Drive. The fuel oil petroleum products division had the greatest growth between 1970 and 1985.