Torren Group, Inc.

Torren Group, Inc.

1502 London Road Ste #220
Duluth, MN 55812
Phone: 218-249-1850
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Torren Group, the parent company of J. Koski Company (JKC) and Kanyon Specialty Contractors, was established in 2005 and acquired by APi Group in 2011. It operates as the corporate office, supporting JKC and Kanyon by handling accounts receivable, accounts payable, human resources, safety/risk management and payroll.

JKC is a specialty contractor that offers an array of services to the pipeline and energy industries. We apply a problem-solving approach to our customers’ needs to eliminate inefficiencies and increase cost savings. JKC has safely and successfully completed hundreds of projects including right of way (ROW) clearing, mat hauling and placement, storage yard construction, ROW restorations, and material and equipment transportation. We will boldly face any challenge with innovation and an entrepreneurial spirit. JKC is not just a specialty contractor, we’re a project partner offering collaboration and flexibility — exceeding expectations, every time.

JKC Services:


  • Mats: rental, hauling, placement, removal, staging and cleaning
  • Clearing/grubbing of new right of way
  • Mulching, chipping, grinding and stump removal
  • Fence installation (temporary or permanent) and removal
  • Temporary crossings, bridges and access roads
  • Winter access road creation
  • Environmental compliance


  • Access road construction
  • Storage yard construction and management
  • Site clearing, grubbing and grading
  • Environmental compliance (SWPPP compliance)Material logistics and management
  • Landscaping, seeding, mulching and fencing
  • Snow removal


  • ROW restoration
  • Storage yard cleanup and restoration
  • Environmental maintenance and reclamation
  • SWPPP compliance


  • Mat hauling, rental and placement
  • Rail car loading and offloading
  • Heavy equipment hauling
  • Logistics management

Kanyon Specialty Contractors is a North Dakota-based specialty contractor that offers an array of services to the entire Midwest. Kanyon is strong, stable and well equipped to handle any of your oil and gas, public infrastructure, commercial and industrial or earthwork needs. At Kanyon, we focus on collaboration with our customers, quick response and adaptability. In addition, our MHA Indian Reservation partnership allows us to work on projects that are both on and off the reservation.

Kanyon prides itself on its people and their ability to deliver your project on time and on budget. Whether it is creating an access road or construction of facilities, our team of experts will manage your project ensuring safe, efficient and high quality outcomes.

Kanyon Services:


  • Drilling and production site development
  • Access road construction
  • Site reclamation
  • 24/7 hot shot service
  • Snow removal
  • Access road and pad maintenance
  • Containment berm construction
  • Poseidon tank pad construction
  • Saltwater disposal site development
  • Trucking (Belly Dumps, Side Dumps, Flat Beds, Lowboys, Tankers)
  • Roustabout services


  • Roadway construction
  • Stormwater retention ponds
  • Landfills (closure and construction)
  • Flood protection (earthen levees)
  • Waste water treatment facilities
  • Box culverts


  • Site development
  • Underground utilities
  • Structural excavation


  • Mass grading/excavation
  • Finish grading
  • Clearing and grubbing
  • Topsoil stripping and replacement
  • Import/export soils
  • Soil corrections
  • Subgrade preparation
  • Rock excavation
  • Structural and channel excavations


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