Local Brands, National Strength

As part of a construction services company with operations and crews across the nation, Capital Electric Line Builders has access to added resources and financial strength, as well as national buying power. We work with our sister companies across the country to meet our clients’ needs, wherever they may be.

MDU Construction Services Group

In January 2001, Capital Electric Line Builders was purchased by MDU Resources Group, Inc., becoming part of the MDU Construction Services Group, Inc. family.

MDU Construction Services GroupWith authorization to work in 47 states and more than 5,000 skilled employees, MDU Construction Services Group provides industry-leading construction services with a focus on safety. The diverse group of companies constructs and maintains electric and communications lines, gas pipelines, fire suppression systems, and external lighting and traffic signalization. It also provides expertise in utility excavation and inside electrical and mechanical services, and manufactures and distributes transmission line construction equipment and supplies.

MDU Construction Services Group’s single project bonding capacity is $100,000,000; aggregate project bonding capacity is $900,000,000.

MDU Construction Services Group is a subsidiary of MDU Resources Group, Inc., a major natural resources company that provides a broad spectrum of high-quality products and services essential to energy infrastructure networks, including electrical and mechanical services and connectivity.

MDU Resources was founded in 1924 as a small electric utility serving a handful of farm communities on the border of Montana and North Dakota. Today, it is a multibillion-dollar corporation headquartered in Bismarck, North Dakota, with operations and customers across the country. MDU Resources is the largest publicly traded company headquartered in North Dakota, and does business in 48 states. Since 1948, our stock has been traded on the New York Stock Exchange. It trades under the symbol MDU.

MDU Resources Group key stats (as of 12/31/17):

  • 10,140 employees.
  • Operating in 48 states.
  • Operating revenues $4.4 billion.
  • $6.3 billion in assets.
  • Increased common stock dividend for 27 consecutive years.