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Mining Accommodation Centres and Catering Services

ESS Support Services Worldwide provides large-scale accommodation centres that house thousands of workers.

Suite 400,
5560 Explorer Drive,
L4W 5M3 Ontario,

Suite 400,
5560 Explorer Drive,
L4W 5M3 Ontario,

ESS Support Services Worldwide provides large-scale accommodation centres that house thousands of workers and are a cross between a very large hotel or resort facility and a small town or village. By providing all of the amenities needed day in day out, we create a sense of community for miners who are often a long way from home and rotating in and out of their work environment.

As the market leader in this field, our experience is unrivalled. We provide facilities for Chilean mining camps thousands of metres above sea level as well as mining camps in the Australian gold fields. We also service oil and gas fields in Kazakhstan and Algeria, and major construction projects in Canada and Qatar.

Mining camps and on-site facility management

Drawing on our expertise, experience and innovation, we work with you from mobilisation of a new mining project and the management of on-site facilities, to providing high-quality food service and creating a healthy lifestyle environment for your mine site.

ESS is a member of the largest catering and support services company in the world, Compass Group, delivering vital workplace support for people working in some of the most hostile and demanding terrains in existence. From day one you’ll find our team on the ground working closely with clients, designing facilities and project managing to ensure we deliver all that is required within budget and on time.

Design, construction and maintenance of mining accommodation

ESS has the experience and know-how to house thousands of workers in remote mining locations. We work with clients to design suitable structures, guiding them through the logistics and installation process and overseeing the entire operation. Our vast range of accommodation services for mine sites includes:

  • Accommodation management
  • In-room entertainment systems
  • Maintenance
  • Reception services
  • Dry cleaning
  • Personal laundry services
  • Housekeeping
  • Industrial and on-site cleaning
  • Janitorial services
  • Library service
  • Gardening and grounds maintenance
  • Pest control

Safe and secure mine-site accommodation centres

Making sure our mining accommodations are safe and secure is of paramount importance to ESS. We realise that your mining workforce is one of your business’ most valuable assets and offer a range of safety and security measures to keep them active and healthy. These include:

  • Emergency response
  • Fire and protective services
  • First aid service / paramedics
  • Nutrition management
  • Sport and recreation management

ESS accommodation centres also provide miners with convenient access to on-site banking facilities as well as offering mailroom services.

Catering services and vending machines for mine sites

We aim to offer workers a taste of home in even the most remote mining locations. Our healthy food options will leave your mining workforce refreshed, refuelled and can ultimately improve their productivity.

Our wide range of food service solutions is designed to cater for any size of venue and we can provide everything including free-flow restaurants, formal dining, grab-and-go delis and even food courts. ESS can also install vending machines at mining sites.


Lake St Joseph Iron Ore Project, Ontario

The Lake St Joseph Iron Ore Project, comprised approximately 13 adjoining mining claims covering an area of approximately 2,592ha, is located 100km north-east of Sioux Lookout and approximately 80km south-southwest of Pickle Lake in Ontario, Canada.

Meliadine Gold Project, Nunavut

The Meliadine Gold Project is located in the Kivalliq District of Nunavut, approximately 25km northwest of Rankin Inlet on the west coast of Hudson Bay, Canada.

ESS Support Services Worldwide

Suite 400

5560 Explorer Drive


L4W 5M3