Rutherford Contracting was established as a small contracting firm in 1971 by Dick Rutherford. Dick was an engineering graduate of the Royal Military College. Initially, Rutherford Contracting took on various landscaping and maintenance projects in the Greater Toronto Area. As Rutherford grew, the company began taking on projects increased in complexity and size. Dick was passionate about pursuing projects that challenged the organization and it’s problem solving ability.
When Dick retired in the 1989, he left behind an employee-owned organization that still bears his name. Today, Rutherford has evolved into an organization that specializes in building construction, civil projects and infrastructure work. Dick’s legacy and his pursuit of a good challenge continues to influence us today.