Realizing opportunities made possible through Alaska Native ownership

CIRI and its subsidiaries work closely with government agencies in environmental, engineering, facility operations, construction, IT/Cyber, and professional services industries. CIRI’s investments in businesses that provide essential services to state and federal government agencies produces strong business performance and returns for CIRI Shareholders. 

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Smart, Diverse Partnership Opportunities

North Wind Group

As part of its commitment to responsible resource development and sound environmental stewardship, CIRI owns North Wind Group, a family of 8(a)-certified, HUBZone and Small Disadvantaged Business companies based in Idaho Falls, Idaho, with six regional offices providing local project delivery and support. Dedicated to maintaining an outstanding health and safety culture and performance record, with a current experience modification rate (EMR) of 0.73,  and known for exceeding customer requirements and expectations, North Wind Group companies provide a broad spectrum of services for government and private projects.

Business Facts
  • Environmental Services
  • Engineering and professional services
  • Construction services
  • Facility operation and infrastructure services
Silver Mountain Group, LLC

Specialized construction from an SBA 8(a)-certified company

CIRI constantly seeks out business ventures that fill important gaps in the industries we serve. Specializing in vertical infrastructure, military fueling, process piping, and civil and underground construction projects, Silver Mountain Construction, LLC, an 8(a)-certified company and subsidiary of North Wind Group, represents the kind of forward-thinking, industry-responsive enterprise that has allowed it to work with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the U.S. Air Force, U.S. Army, U.S. Navy, NASA and the U.S. Coast Guard, as well as commercial entities. As a member of the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) and Design-Build Institute of America (DBIA), Silver Mountain is dedicated to innovation, sustainment and project delivery. Visit Silver Mountain Group’s website to learn more.

Business Facts
  • Team leaders have more than 30 years of experience in the construction industry 

  • Full range of construction and construction management services 

  • Military process piping and fuel divisions 

  • Alaska Native minority-owned business 

Weldin Construction, LLC

A local, award-winning Alaskan contractor serving every level of government. As another specialized company that serves a unique market niche, Weldin Construction LLC, also a wholly-owned CIRI subsidiary of North Wind Group, is a HUBZone small business that puts its construction and management expertise to work developing custom solutions to overcome project challenges. Weldin Construction has completed hundreds of projects throughout Alaska, the continental U.S. and the Indo-Pac region since its inception in 1991, earning numerous outstanding performance and safety awards. Services include excavation and site reclamation; military fuel systems construction, maintenance and repair; electrical systems for commercial, industrial and controls projects; vertical construction, design-build and design-bid-build; and road and highway construction. Visit Weldin Construction’s web site to learn more.

Business Facts
  • More than $250 million in prime contracts since 1996 for governmental agencies, including the U.S. Air Force, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, U.S. Navy and U.S. Coast Guard 

  • Known for delivering technically sophisticated projects and general civil construction projects on time and on budget 

  • Holds numerous multi-year construction contracts at military bases in Alaska 

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