HYDABURG COOPERATIVE ASSOCIATION
Infrastructure for Cultural Tourism
Hydaburg Cooperative Association is a federally recognized tribe in Hydaburg, AK., established in 1938. They have various services that benefit Haida natives which include transportation, education, youth projects, environmental programs and human services.
North Star Construction worked with HCA, Jon Wunrow, and MRV architects on Design/Build project to meet the communities needs and demands for an infrastructure to support Cultural Tourism. The Hydaburg Cafe/Laundrette project was a small but technical building project that was remotely located.
SEAFOOD PRODUCERS COOP
Seafood Producers Coop is the largest and most successful fishermen’s cooperative in North America, and it has built a worldwide reputation as the quality leader in the North Pacific seafood industry. Seafood Producers Cooperative is a commercial fishing co-op based in Sitka AK and Bellingham, WA. Co-op owned and operated by quality-oriented fishermen that produce the finest line-caught salmon, halibut, sablefish and albacore tuna.
In order to handle the company’s success and growth, SPC chose to work with North Star Construction from the earliest stages of planning their capital improvement project of building a new icehouse, loading dock & compressor room. North Star Construction’s Design/Build team was able to find economical long-term solutions for SPC to achieve their goals of an efficient plant layout and increased capacity.
ARMSTRONG KETA, INC.
Port Armstrong Hatchery
PORT ARMSTRONG, ALASKA
Port Armstrong Keta, Inc. is a private, non-profit company operating Port Armstrong Hatchery. They are dedicated to enhancing wild chinook, chum, pink and coho salmon for Alaska's fisheries.
Port Armstrong Keta and North Star Construction have partnered together over the last 30 years for many of the hatcheries capital improvements including their very first incubation building in 1979. Numerous other projects over the years included residence buildings, a raceway complex built on a large dock structure a small bridge and a new hydro building for 3 turbines.
Rockfish Enterprises is the facility owner for RMC Inc., a world leader in the manufacturer of the machine tool industry.
North Star assisted in the pre-construction planning phase and then constructed the 23,000 square foot addition to the existing building. Other project elements included extensive site work for the mitigation of stormwater run-off as well as street improvements mandated by the local municipality.
GCI COMMUNICATIONS BUILDING
New Communications Building
GCI Communications just installed a new marine fiber optic cable from Ketchikan to Juneau to bring high-speed internet service to Southeast Alaska. The building we built for GCl houses the computers and servers that pick up the cable where it comes ashore in Wrangell. In addition to the building, we installed an extensive grounding system at the site for the protection of the equipment.
PEARL OF ALASKA OYSTER FACILITY
Pearl of Alaska Oyster Facility is expanding their oyster farm capacity and required a larger facility for processing and shipping their 1st class pristine Alaska product all over the world. Their oysters end up in New York City, Tokyo and wherever really fine seafood is appreciated.
North Star Construction’s staff collaborated with Tom to design and build a practical and efficient new facility for running his operation and ensuring a top quality processing environment for their oysters.