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      Effective January 20, 2017 North Wind Group acquires Portage Inc.

Mission & Values

Portage is the best-in-class provider of comprehensive engineering and technical solutions for environmental, infrastructure, and energy projects. We partner with our clients to create cleaner, safer and sustainable communities.


  • We provide products & services that consistently meet or exceed client expectations
  • We identify & implement processes and objectively measure performance
  • We promote process improvement, efficiency & technical excellence in all that we do.


  • We are open & honest in everything we do
  • We do what we say
  • We adhere to high professional & ethical standards


  • We promote a culture of safety at work & at home
  • Everyone is 100% accountable for maintaining safe conditions
  • We plan safety into all of our work activities

Job Satisfaction

  • We strive to provide a challenging and rewarding work environment
  • We provide a competitive compensation program and recognize performance
  • We encourage a fun, innovative and entrepreneurial environment and a caring corporate culture


  • We seek to continuously diversify our business offerings, consistent with the ever changing needs of our customers
  • We develop, foster and grow a long-term business that emphasizes client and employee retention
  • We operate our business in a manner that is sustainable to our employees, customers and the environment


  • We foster a progressive environment that empowers our employees to make decisions & take educated risks
  • We provide employees the freedom to recognize opportunity and the support to implement innovative solutions
  • We encourage business growth by providing solutions to meet client needs and by being proactive & results oriented



Portage is staffed with highly skilled technical and professional personnel
  • Professional Engineers
  • Professional Geologists
  • Industrial Hygienists
  • Health Physicists
  • Project Managers
  • NQA-1 Lead Auditors