Peter Kiewit Sons' Inc.    

 

Address:

3555 Farnam St.

Omaha, NE 68131-3311

United States

Phone:
(402) 342-2052

Fax:
(402) 271-2939


Company description

Peter Kiewit Sons' Inc. was incorporated in Delaware in 1997, and has its origins in a construction business founded in Omaha, Nebraska in 1884. The company is one of the largest construction contractors in the U.S., and it is also engaged in the coal mining business. The company performs its construction services for a broad range of public and private customers, primarily in the U.S. and Canada. Acting as general contractor, it is responsible for the overall direction and management of construction projects and for completion of each contract in accordance with its terms, plans and specifications. To support this aspect of its business, the company has 21 principal construction operating offices throughout North America, including its headquarters in Omaha, Nebraska. During 2006, the company had construction projects in 36 states and seven Canadian provinces. In its coal mining business, the company owns and operates two coal mines. The Calvert Mine is located in Robertson County, Texas, and primarily produces lignite for an adjacent power plant. The Buckskin Mine is located in Campbell County, Wyoming. Coal from this mine is processed through a loading facility and is delivered to customers via railroad.

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News and information about Peter Kiewit Sons' Inc.

Colorado State University Giant Walter Scott, Jr. Awarded 2018 Founders Day Medal
US Fed News Service, Including US State News; February 13, 2018; 700+ words
...Venegas, one of the original Walter Scott, Jr. Scholars.Scott enjoyed a long career with contracting giant Peter Kiewit Sons', Inc. Scott's long history of support to the University has significantly impacted student experiences, programs...
Oct. 20 Activities at Northwest Include Board of Regents Meeting, International Flag Raising Ceremony, Faust Center Dedication
US Fed News Service, Including US State News; October 20, 2017; 568 words
...Northwest graduate, for his support of the Scotts' civic and philanthropic activities, his 36 years of service to Peter Kiewit Sons' Inc., where Walter Scott was chairman and chief executive officer, and his loyalty to the University.Friday...
Northwest Homecoming Will Be 'Bearcats around the World'
US Fed News Service, Including US State News; October 4, 2017; 700+ words
...Foundation, for his support of the Scotts' civic and philanthropic activities, his 36 years of service to Peter Kiewit Sons' Inc., where Walter Scott was chairman and chief executive officer, and his loyalty to Northwest.For more information...
3 Southwest Iowa Students Receiving Butler, Faust Scholarships
US Fed News Service, Including US State News; September 27, 2017; 700+ words
...Faust, an Atlantic native and 1974 Northwest alumnus, retired in 2015 after a 36-year-career of service to Peter Kiewit Sons' Inc., a large construction and mining firm based in Omaha, Nebraska, where he was assistant to the chairman...
Canada : Construction Begins on Martensville and Warman Overpasses
Mena Report; April 24, 2017; 509 words
...improved safety and efficiency the new overpasses provide will help this region continue to grow and thrive into the future. Peter Kiewit Sons, one of the largest contractors in the world with offices across Canada including a local office in Saskatoon, was selected...
John Eng: A Cornerstone of the Construction Industry
Alaska Business Monthly; March 1, 2017; 700+ words
...Science in 1970. After college, Eng went to work for Omaha-based national contractor Kiewit, then known as Peter Kiewit Sons' Inc. Eng had some prior experience in construction from working for his father, who owned a lumberyard and a small...
Largest Private Gifts to Higher Education, 2016
The Chronicle of Higher Education; January 27, 2017; 700+ words
...State U. 1953 alumnus, civil engineer and former president of the engineering and design-services company Peter Kiewit Sons Inc. 15. Cornell U. founder, chairman, and chief executive of Vista Equity Partners 15. Johns Hopkins U. founder...
Northwest Awards Faust, Butler Scholarships to 3 Iowa Students
US Fed News Service, Including US State News; October 26, 2016; 690 words
...Faust, an Atlantic native and 1974 Northwest alumnus, retired in 2015 after a 36-year-career of service to Peter Kiewit Sons' Inc., a large construction and mining firm based in Omaha, Nebraska, where he was assistant to the chairman...

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Industry information

NAICS codes 
North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) codes are used to classify businesses for the purpose of collecting statistical data related to the U.S. economy. NAICS codes have been assigned to international companies to help organize all companies by type of activity.  

Primary: 237310 - Highway, Street, and Bridge Construction

212112 - Bituminous Coal Underground Mining

236220 - Commercial and Institutional Building Construction


 

SIC codes 
Standard Industrial Classification (SIC) codes classify establishments by their primary type of activity. SIC codes are a U.S. Census Bureau system but can apply to international companies.  

Primary: 1611 - Highway and Street Construction, Except Elevated Highways industry report

1222 - Bituminous Coal Underground Mining industry report

1542 - General Contractors - Nonresidential Buildings, Other than Industrial Buildings and Warehouses industry report

1622 - Bridge, Tunnel, and Elevated Highway Construction industry report