Kieswetter Excavating is proud to support the community.  Each year, we give back to many local initiatives including the following:

  • Canada Company LAV III Monument Program (Kitchener & Cambridge)
  • Chicopee Ski Club
  • Gryphons Football (University of Guelph)
  • Hawkesville Community Centre
  • Heidelberg Community Centre
  • Jeans & Scrubs in support of local Health Care Initiatives
  • Kitchener Panthers Baseball
  • KW Habilitation
  • Kitchener Waterloo Oktoberfest
  • Love for Lyndsey
  • Rankin Run for Cancer
  • Royal Highland Fusiliers of Canada
  • St. Clements Santa Claus Parade
  • The Grand Ride for Grand River Hospital Foundation
  • University of Guelph President's Golf Tournament in support of Athletic Scholarships
  • Warrior Football (University of Waterloo)

September 15, 2015- Kieswetter breaks ground for new mixed-use development and underground parking garage at Waterloo Town Square.

October 10, 2015- Kieswetter awarded complete site package for 96-Unit Gallery Towns townhouse development with Granite Homes.

January 2017- Kieswetter selected as excavator for prestigious 100 Victoria Condo Development in Kitchener's Innovation District

April 10, 2015- Kieswetter awarded balance of the Phase 2 Site and Surface works at Waterloo Corporate Campus with Melloul Blamey Construction.  This brings the total contract value to date is in excess of $5m

Kieswetter Excavating has been performing Southwestern Ontario's most

demanding projects since 1930.  Now into its fourth generation of

management, Kieswetter Excavating has continually evolved in order to

remain the number one choice for demanding civil applications.

Current president Roger W. Kieswetter, with over 40 years of experience,

has led this company into the next millenium by investing heavily in

equipment, technology and people.

Our competencies range across the civil spectrum.   From  complete civil

site management, to specialty and bulk excavation, road , subdivision and

parking lot construction, sewer and watermain, municipal infrastructure including pump stations, treatment plant piping, recreation fields and facilities, Redi-Rock retaining walls, Sheetpiling design and installation and of course large-scale Earthmoving.

Southwestern Ontario's Premier Civil Contractor


October 16, 2015- Kieswetter awarded Site Preparation and Yard Piping contract for Metrolinx Kitchener Rail Layover Facility.  The new facility will act as a storage hub for Go passenger trains.

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April 16, 2016- Kieswetter awarded site service package for Homer Watson Business Park (formerly Budd Automotive).   Scope includes  over 1km each of storm, sanitary and watermain installations

August 18, 2016- Kieswetter awarded over $3m site expansion package for Pepsico/Frito Lay Facility in Cambridge ON

June 22, 2016- Kieswetter awarded $3.5m earthworks and creek realigment package for Mikmada Homes Royal Valley Development in Guelph ON

April 16, 2015- Kieswetter contracted to build the Sunset Hills subdivision in Maryhill.  Work to include 200,000m3 of earthmoving, 3km of sewer installation and 1.5km of road construction.

July 7, 2014- Kieswetter breaks ground for new St. Jacobs Farmers Market

April 28, 2014- Kieswetter Excavating awarded $3.4m Waterloo Landfill SE4A Expansion for Region of Waterloo. Work includes over 300,000m3 of earthmoving and 20,000 tonne of Granular installation. 

August 5, 2014- Kieswetter commences construction for the Waterloo West Commercial Centreand Costco WaterlooWork includes over 150,000 m3 of earthmoving.

News & Awards

KITCHENER, ON- Following a surprise visit from  Prime Minister Stephen Harper, Canadian Troops and Veterans were greeted with cheers and standing ovations from end-to-end of the 3.8km KW Oktoberfest Thanksgiving Day Parade held Monday October 10th in Kitchener and Waterloo. 

Led by the Royal Highland Fusiliers of Canada Pipe Band, the Kieswetter Float held a LAV3 contributed through Canada Company's  LAV3 Monument program.  The Float also carried a vintage 1942 Tank.

Kieswetter Excavating was proud to be part of this truly momentous event.

Kieswetter is pleased to announce that bulk UPM Cold Mix is now available for delivery across Ontario or pickup at our Heidelberg Pit.  UPM is the highest performing Asphalt Repair product on the market and can be used in all conditions.  Unlike traditional cold mixes, water will not degrade UPM.  UPM even guarantees the material will outlast the asphalt that surrounds it.   Find out why so many Municipalities, Maintenance Companies and Private Owners across Ontario are making the switch to UPM Cold Mix. 

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Oct 20, 2014- Kieswetter  awarded Excavation and Site Services for the new Google building in Kitchener's Breithaupt Block

May 10, 2014- Kieswetter awarded civil package for 3-year project at Kitchener WWTP with Maple Reinders Construction.  Work to include bulk excavation for Digester Complex, Energy Centre and over 1km of yard piping.

August 15, 2014- Kieswetter starts projects for 3 area Insurance companies.  Work includes a parking garage excavation and backfill at Economical Insurance, a parking lot resurfacing for Manulife Financial and a parking lot expansion for Sunlife Financial

March 30, 2014- Waterloo Landfill Cell NE4 Construction Project (2012) nominated for GVCA Building Excellence Awards

Sept 19, 2014- Kieswetter Excavating awarded K2 Condo Project in Uptown Waterloo.  Work includes Bulk Excavation of over 30,000m3 for a 2 storey underground parking garage

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March 12, 2016- Kieswetter awarded Waterloo Landfill Public Drop-off Facility project  by the Region of Waterloo

August 14, 2015- Kieswetter awarded two successive contracts as part of the Huron Crossing Commercial Development.  Work includes full construction of West Oak Trail collector road and full Sitework package for the new Teppermans furniture site.

May 4, 2016- Kieswetter wins 2016 Consumer Choice Award for Waterloo Region civil contractors.

June 22, 2016- Kieswetter awarded multi-site earthmoving package from TerraView Homes in Guelph.  Scope includes includes over 100,000m3 of earthmoving including 50,000m3 of hauling between Harts Village and Nima Trails Subdivisions.

Our aggregate operations also span more than 3 generations.  We presently operate out of 3 locations in Waterloo Region and offer a full complement of material including Gravel, Stone, specialty Sands and Screened Topsoil.  We also provide portable crushing and screening operations primarily for recycling of concrete and asphalt.

Kieswetter has the most advanced technology, the best maintained equipment and the most experienced personnel in the industry.  As such, we are able to bring success to any project.

March 15, 2017- Kieswetter commences bulk excavation for Uptown Waterloo's newest Condo Development, the Caroline Street Private Residences

UPM Bulk Cold Mix Now Available

October 2, 2015- Kieswetter awarded Cityview Estates area grading contract in Guelph with Fusion Homes.  Scope includes approximately 200,000 m3 of earthmoving.

Kieswetter Excavating proud to be part of Thanksgiving Day Salute to our Troops and Vets

August 25, 2016- Kieswetter awarded siteworks and excavation package for new Canadian Tire on Arthur Street Elmira.  Project  completed on time for January 2017 occupancy.

November 10, 2015- Kieswetter awarded 3-building excavation and siteworks package for RHC Design Build on Clair Road, Guelph

March 1, 2016- Kieswetter selected as wholesale supplier of UPM High Performance Cold Mix Asphalt for Waterloo Region, Wellington, Perth, Oxford and Brant Counties.