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Safe. Reliable. Proven. Efficient.

18 Karat, Inc. was established in 1994 by founder Steven Gysegem with the goal to exceed customer expectations and to continue at the leading edge of innovative ideas in all aspects of excavation and construction. Our experienced, hardworking employees take pride in completing jobs ahead of schedule, maintaining environmentally conscious and continuously working to keep the jobsite safe.  

We here at 18 Karat offer a full array of services ranging from engineering, excavation to project completion, general maintenance and utility work. With over 100 years of combined industry experience, our employees are qualified in all phases of construction from the initial site work development to project completion. 18 Karat specializes in mine site development, construction, maintenance and reclamation. We offer turn-key projects in all areas of construction and utilize all of our employees’ skills and experience to ensure that the project is completed to the highest standard. We pride ourselves in the quality of work of which we complete and always keep safety as our top priority while keeping our costs competitive.

We look forward working with you on your next project as we keep it safe, within budget and on schedule.

Our Clientele


Adlin Homes

Blue Mountain Engineering


Evoqua Water Technologies

Farnham & Pfile Engineering

Lincoln Contracting

Mountaineer Resources

Murray Energy Corporation

Moody & Associates


PA American Water Company

R&P Coal

RG Johnson

Rock & Coal Construction


T&L Welding


Test Boring Services, Inc.

Services Offered,
But Not Limited to:

Value Engineering


Carpentry & Electrical

Utility Work

Site Development


Trucking Services-Heavy Hauling

Site Reclamation

Wetland Construction

Maintenance (office & building)

General Maintenance

Pond Cleaning



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