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About Us

Heat Containment Specialists

Lorne Monkman, Founder and President of MZ Contracting, began working in the refractory business in 1971 for AP Green Refractories.  He founded MZ Contracting in 1987 and has worked with most of the major refractory companies throughout Canada, the United States and South America.

Keeping the Heat Where it Belongs

MZ Contracting has done business with many companies including:

  • Vale Inco - Thompson, Manitoba, Canada
  • Gerdau Ameristeel - Selkirk, Manitoba, Canada
  • Amsco Cast Products - Selkirk, Manitoba, Canada
  • Hudson Bay Mining and Smelting Co. Ltd. - Flin Flon, Manitoba, Canada
  • LP Ltd. - Canada
  • Koch Fertilizer - Brandon, Manitoba, Canada
  • NBI Cremation Services - Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

We have gained the reputation of working independently within customer's facilities, operating a multi-trade crew while working in close concert with our customer's personnel. We are known to provide on-time project completion. With a strong commitment to safety, a can do attitude and an excellent work ethic, MZ Contracting has been successful in building relationships of trust with our customers which has resulted in repeat business - the key to any successful company.



P.O. Box 322 - 715 Greenwood Avenue - Selkirk, Manitoba  R1A 2B3
Telephone: 204-785-2192 Toll Free: 866-785-2192 Fax: 204-785-2517