About Knife River

Committed to Our Team and Our Customers

We are one of the largest construction materials and contracting companies in the United States, a status we have achieved through the hard work of our 5,600 team members and the loyalty of our many customers.

As part of our commitment to our employees and our customers, we adhere to our Core Values of People, Safety, Quality and Environmental Compliance. Please click here for more information.

American owned and operated.

American-Owned and Operated

Knife River is a Top 10 aggregate producer in the United States, and is one of only three companies on that list to be American-owned and operated. We are committed to our values and proud of our American heritage.

Media Inquiries

Media with questions about Knife River can click here to send us an email or can call 541-693-5949.

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Knife River by the Numbers

  • Construction Materials and Contracting Company
  • Top 10 U.S. Aggregate Producer
  • 1.0 Billion Tons of Aggregate Reserves
  • 5,600 Employees
  • 15 States
  • $2.0 Billion to $2.15 Billion in Revenue Forecast for 2019


We have a proven track record of acquisition and expansion in the construction materials and contracting industry. Since 1992, we have acquired 80 companies. We are looking to grow in our markets; if you own or know of a business that would complement our operations, please contact us at  [email protected].