Our Services

Founded in 1974, KBM Resources Group is an independently-owned natural resources consulting firm based out of Northwestern Ontario, with satellite offices in Saskatchewan.

KBM operates five tightly-integrated business units offering a range of services to the natural resources development sectors, governments and Indigenous organizations across Canada, including:

  • Environmental and Forestry Consulting
  • Field Technical Services
  • Aerial Survey and Geomatics
  • Flight Operations
  • Sales & Retail

KBM leverages in-house expertise and established networks of regional experts to find the optimal combination of people, technologies and systems to meet individual client needs.

For more than 40 years, KBM has been providing support to key players in Canada’s resource industries to deliver on projects and make strategic decisions in evolving regulatory environments.

Aerial Survey & Geomatics

We offer a comprehensive suite of remote sensing applications including; airborne LiDAR acquisition, multispectral image capture, thermal imaging, oblique photography and ocular assessments.  All remote sensing data are processed in Thunder Bay at KBM’s state-of-the-art geomatics lab, where complex data are transformed into client-specific information products.

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Technical Services

Our Technical Services Group is the backbone of our organization. Our team of dedicated and experienced natural resource technicians conduct field surveys, collect high quality data and work with our community partners in some of Canada’s more remote and challenging environments.

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Environmental and Forestry Consulting

For over 40 years, KBM’s Environmental Consulting Group has built a reputation for surpassing client expectations. Our diverse group of natural resource professionals and extensive network of collaborators are experienced and well-respected in their fields. We specialize in forestry, ecology, wildlife biology, natural resource planning and policy review. No matter what the subject, we deliver on time and on budget. We love what we do and take pride in our work.

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Flight Operations

KBM Flight Operations consists of a fleet of six dedicated fixed-wing survey aircraft. Our KBM Air Crew and base of operations is located in our hangar at the Thunder Bay International Airport. All survey aircraft have been acquired specifically for aerial photography and modified accordingly.

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Case Studies


Ontario’s Forest Tenure Review

Government of Ontario

KBM conducted a review of Ontario’s forest tenure modernization efforts for the Ontario government using the measures established by the Forest Tenure Modernization Oversight Group.

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Springpole Project

First Mining Gold

The Springpole Project is based in a remote mining camp on the north shore of Springpole Lake, roughly 115 km northeast of Red Lake, Ontario.

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Aerial Survey



Over the course of this complex, multi-year project KBM has collected and processed LiDAR and Imagery data aiding in vegetation management and other critical maintenance activities

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KBM Sales & Retail Store

At KBM Sales, we are committed to providing comprehensive lines of quality equipment and supplies for foresters, geologists, surveyors, tree planters, and outdoor professionals. Our trained staff will offer competitive prices, prompt quotations, same-day shipment of orders, and friendly service.

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Join KBM

KBM attracts the best and the brightest. Our team is comprised of industry experts who enjoy venturing off the beaten path in search of professional and personal fulfillment. We offer a unique work culture and take pride in supporting our staff to achieve their individual career goals.

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