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Acden Corporate Headquarters

Our humble beginnings:  Now, one of Canada’s largest Indigenous corporations, Acden began as a labour services company consisting of one truck and ten employees. Since its inception, our corporation has grown steadily and now encompasses multiple companies and ~1,800 employees.


A legacy of excellence.
A future of innovation.

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Our Services

From 'trees up to trees up', Acden provides the essential services for the planning, construction, maintenance and reclamation of Alberta's Oil Sands. We regularly refer to the trees up to trees up model to simplify our services as they make up all aspects of Acden.


This phase begins with the initial exploration of the land. This includes surveying, GIS mapping, identifying the flora and fauna and conducting environmental testing required to return the land to its original value when projects are completed.

Acden Environment
Waste & Recycling Services

Acden Environment is one of the largest providers of waste management, recycling, and landfill services in  northern Alberta, serving commercial and industrial clients of any size. We also offer bin services to residential clients and events.  Acden Environment is your trusted partner for efficient and reliable waste management solutions. Choose Acden Environment for all your waste and recycling needs—local expertise, exceptional service.


Acden Fleet
Automotive, Truck & Transport Repair Services

With 10 maintenance bays and two 125-foot commercial wash bays, Acden Fleet can confidently meet all your repair and maintenance needs. Our facility can accommodate fleets of any size, making us the ideal choice for industrial and commercial clients. From thorough inspections to comprehensive repairs, trust Acden Fleet for reliable and efficient service. Let's work together to reduce downtime, so your fleet can get back on the road faster.


Acden Lemax
Millwrighting, Machining & Welding Services

As one of the largest and most established machine shops in Northern Alberta, Acden Lemax has the experience and capabilities to engineer, fabricate and install steel solutions for projects of all sizes. 


Acden Manufacturing
Producer of Kevlar® Sleeves

Acden Manufacturing is the only producer of Kevlar® industrial knitwear in Western Canada. Twenty times stronger than steel, these industrial protectors are made of 100% Kevlar® – a synthetic fiber that is fire retardant as well as slash and puncture resistant.


Acden Tech Sonic
Specialized Ultrasonic Industrial Cleaning

Acden Tech Sonic is a leader in the innovative use of safe, ultrasonic cleaning technologies that remove heavy oils, bitumen, grease and other refinery-grade contaminants from large and small-scale processing equipment.

Fort Chipewyan, Alberta

Our Name Proclaims Our Identity

In keeping with our heritage, the meaning of Acden incorporates

Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation (ACFN)

and Denesoline, the founding company and First People (Denesųłiné). 

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