Hydro Excavation Services

Safely remove soil without damaging power, telecommunications, fibre or gas lines.

Serving the Yukon Since 1981

Our Excavation Contractors Have Been Serving Whitehorse & the Yukon for Over 40 Years

Established in 1981, Arctic Backhoe Service Ltd. has worked hard for more than 40 years to establish ourselves as a dependable excavation contractor in Whitehorse and a Yukon company of integrity. Providing everything from commercial and residential septic design and installation to general excavation services to environmental farming and site clean-up to environmental landfill in Whitehorse, we take the extra steps necessary to do a truly outstanding job, and our reputation affirms this. Explore all our services and call us anytime to get more information.

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The Benefits of Hydrovac Excavation

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We’re Proud of Our Work

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Contaminated Soil Can Cause You Harm

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Beat Winter with Pre-planned Snow Removal

Choose our effective snow removal services today.

Expertise in Environmental Spills

Arctic Backhoe Services Ltd. is among the only companies in the Whitehorse region to have the right equipment, documentation, employees, and knowledge to handle environmental spill problems. We provide onsite support and the assistance necessary to stop the spill and clean up the site.

Don’t let a hazardous spill disrupt your company’s ability to handle day-to-day activities or force you to relocate your business. Let our team provide environmental spill clean-up services for your property. We’re able to mobilize quickly to help you lessen the environmental impact.

Let us know about your upcoming project. Give us a call to discuss and get an estimate. We look forward to working with you.

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Other Services

Our team of experts can perform hydrovac excavation, demolition, environmental spill cleanup, septic installation and more in Whitehorse, and throughout Yukon and Northern BC. 

General Excavation

When you are constructing a new building on your commercial property, you will need the expertise of experienced excavation contractors. Arctic Backhoe Services Ltd. offers a wide variety of excavation services in the Yukon area to choose from.

Municipal Services

Arctic Backhoe Services Ltd. undertakes municipal projects of all sizes from constructing private access roadways and working on farm, to installing sewer systems. Our team can be relied on for professional construction and on-time project delivery of utility services.

Septic Systems

Our team at Arctic Backhoe Services Ltd. has got you covered. We have the expertise to handle installation, servicing, and maintenance of any kind of septic tanks and can provide you with the information you need.

Oil Tank Removals

Whether you have a tank that’s past its service life or no longer in use, trust Arctic Backhoe Services Ltd. for its safe removal from your property. Capable of removing underground residential and commercial oil tanks ranging from 300 to 25,000 gallons, we specialise in oil tank removal in the Yukon.


Whether you need to demolish the entire building or just a specific part of it, Arctic Backhoe Services Ltd. has all the necessary permits to provide residential and commercial demolition service in Whitehorse and elsewhere in the Yukon.

Snow Removal

Leave it to Arctic Backhoe Services Ltd. for residential and commercial snow removal in Whitehorse and elsewhere in the Yukon.  We’re equipped to handle the task all winter-long.

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