Lakeshore Switching Station Construction Site

Lake Shore Switching Station 2020-21 - Infrastructure - Power


Our accomplished team proficiently and successfully self-performs in many diverse areas safely, including Power, Infrastructures, General Contracting and Architectural Systems. We travel across Canada to meet our clients' needs, whether it be general construction, construction management, design build or EPC. We see each diverse project through from start to finish, while providing a single point of contact. We thrive on eliminating client stress by personally and directly managing every project detail and job component, fully, efficiently, and adeptly.


For forty years, Sterling Ridge has been family owned and operated. Hard work and dedication has resulted in establishing a successful, respected, financially sound and skilled group of construction companies.


The Group has created a premiere collection of construction companies able to provide all services necessary for a turnkey project. In the spirit of working together the group of companies has undergone a rebranding that aligns with our moto `Stronger Together`.

        Sterling Ridge General Contracting, formerly operating as Loaring Construction, is an accomplished general contractor in Essex County. For the past 70 years Sterling Ridge General Contracting has successfully and efficiently undertaken projects in the industrial, commercial and institutional sectors. The wide variety of projects performed include industrial buildings, schools, sportsplexes and transportation facilities. They have also built medical facilities and performed extensive work in the automotive plants.


       Sterling Ridge Logistics, formerly Sterling Grandview Ltd., is an experienced trucking and logistics contractor with a fleet of 24 tractors to accommodate the transportation of aggregate material and heavy equipment floating. The Logistics division facilitates the timely delivery of products to intended construction sites and performs the logistics for transporting heavy equipment in a timely manner to ensure maximum production.


         Sterling Ridge Utilities.  (October 2020) The Sterling Ridge Group Inc. is pleased to announce the opening of its new Division, Sterling Ridge Utilities Inc.  Our Utilities Division will carry out Directional Drilling activities including horizontal directional drilling; horizontal jack and bore; cable, conduit and fiber optic installation; and gas installation. Led by John Wolf Jr. and Chris Robinson, each of whom has extensive experience in this field, our client service will be superior, timely,  and cost-effective.

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           Sterling Ridge Architectural Systems, formerly operating as Ridge Architectural Systems, manufactures and installs glass/glazing and ACM composite panels. Its state-of-the-art facility and specialized team are positioned to be a significant contender in this growing industry.


       Sterling Ridge Infrastructure – Power, formerly Ridge National Inc., undertakes major infrastructure projects utilizing the significant resources and experience of the Sterling Ridge Group. The division routinely performs large infrastructure projects, Electrical Utility work and High Voltage Transmission and Distribution, Substations and Renewable Energy Projects. The Team Members of Sterling Ridge Infrastructure have undertaken work in many significant projects. Sterling Ridge Infrastructure - Power proficiently and successfully self-performs in several diverse areas including mechanical and heavy civil manufacturing, electrical and maintenance with a strong focus on infrastructure. The companies in the Sterling-Ridge Group self-perform the majority of work. The Group prides itself on maintaining long-term, experienced employees who are able to guide difficult projects through challenging schedules.


          Sterling Ridge Infrastructure – Civil, formerly SLR Contracting Group Inc., has been a significant player in the heavy civil construction field for in excess of 30 years. The respective founding corporations boast in excess of eighty years of collective experience in heavy civil construction. Sterling Ridge Infrastructure – Civil has the experience, expertise and extensive resources necessary to manage and execute heavy civil construction projects of any magnitude. Our focus has been the construction of roads, bridges and deep water main/sewer services. Sterling Ridge Infrastructure – Civil is proud to have been a contributing sub-contractor to many large public projects including, the WDBA Hydro One Transmission relocation, the Herb Grey Parkway and the New Brighton Beach Generating Station in Windsor, Ontario.


            Global Electric & Lighting (2020) Inc.  The Sterling Ridge Group welcomed  Global Electric & Lighting to its family in March 2020.  Global specializes in LED lighting, from supply to installation to maintenance. Our technicians offer a wide range of electrical services, including system upgrades, fixture repairs, relamps or general maintenance. Our technicians undertake jobs of all sizes and are master licensed and registered with ESA.  The team at Global Electric & Lighting Inc. is committed to bringing our clients the best maintenance and installations.


       Smith Contracting Inc. is an experienced recycling / crushing Contractor that operates two complete crushing plants to satisfy specific customer / contract needs.  Our centrally located Windsor yard provides concrete / asphalt recycling services.  Our clients include the asphalt industry, quarries, ministry of transportation contractors and municipal contractors.  Smith's portable crushing plants enable it to be versatile in it's ability to satisfy project needs.

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The Sterling Ridge Team members possess a wealth of experience in all facets of heavy civil and infrastructure construction, industrial, commercial and institutional contracting and power/transmission line contracting. Sterling-Ridge’s best resource is our people. We take pride in our determined effort to get the right people, in the right place, for the right job – safely. We recognize how crucial key targeted specialists in a variety of trades, services, and sectors are to our success in achieving and maintaining client satisfaction on each project we complete. Our camaraderie with both clients and specialized personnel propels our continuous and incomparable service on each and every project. We are conscientious and adept at anticipating client needs, and the quality we deliver is not only appreciated, but also praised in all market sectors. Our skilled staff work hard to provide timely, cost-effective, resourceful, and innovative solutions to a wide variety of design, construction, and maintenance challenges across numerous market sectors.



Our vision at The Sterling Ridge Group is to build positive relationships and successfully achieve our clients’ objectives on projects throughout Canada. We believe in a model of ethics, safety, and sustainability that is founded on respect for our people, our clients, and our environment. The goal is to complete every project safely, on time, and beyond expectation. However, production does not supersede safety; a successful day on the job is one where all of our team members return home safely to their families. My personal commitment is to the team at The Sterling Ridge Group and to you the client. Building a successful project serves all of our interests. I only accept quality projects built safely and on time. 

At The Sterling Ridge Group we are committed to achieving our clients’ goals and fostering positive relationships for the future. 


Stronger Together…


To be a preeminent provider of value contracting and construction services by utilizing our professional expertise in design, build and installation; and to maintain our leadership reputation for carrying out projects safely, efficiently and with the highest degree of integrity.


To be a fully integrated customer-focused company, offering clients a complete range of construction services that meet their varying needs.


The Sterling Ridge Group includes seasoned, construction-based companies working collaboratively with a primary focus on achieving client expectations, delivering quality projects on time and on budget. The Sterling Ridge Group includes Sterling Ridge Infrastructure Inc. Power and Civil, Sterling Ridge General Contracting Inc., Sterling Ridge Architectural Systems Inc., Sterling Ridge Logistics Inc., Sterling Ridge Utilities Inc., Smith Contracting Inc., and Global Electric & Lighting (202) 


The founding companies of the Sterling Ridge Group have been heavily involved in all aspects of Power, Infrastructures, Institutional, Commercial and Industrial construction and Architectural systems. Sterling Ridge and its affiliated companies service the needs of their clients with an employee base exceeding 300 highly qualified individuals with over 150 pieces of late model heavy construction equipment

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  • Safe: We are dedicated to creating a safe, healthy, protected environment for our employees, clients, suppliers, subcontractors and the public.


  • Innovative: We are devoted to introducing new ideas into the marketplace that will translate into successful products.


  • Sustainable: We achieve success by constantly seeking suitable solutions to client challenges by putting long-term success over short-term gain.


  • Integrity: We are direct and honest in our communications. We work legally and ethically to honor our obligations. We respect the opinions of our clients and employees.


  • Customer Focused: We are customer-driven and focus on developing solid, long-term relationships by fulfilling our customer needs. Our policy is to provide our clients with quality products, on budget and on- time.


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