PDI | Jones Group Inc.

Demolition & Abatement Services


Founded in 1995 as a small demolition company out of Amherstburg, Ontario. Over the past 20 plus years, Jones Group Ltd. has obtained the knowledge and skills that have allowed it to grow from residential house demolitions to multi million dollar projects. This has allowed Jones Group to move from a sole proprietorship to a large corporation.

Priestly Demolition Inc. completes majority acquisition of Jones Group Ltd.
Two major players in the demolition industry join forces in an effort to take
on larger projects, and expand their reach across Canada and the US.

TORONTO, ON April 1, 2022
Priestly Demolition inc., (PDI) is a Canadian leader in the demolition industry, and has been recognized as such with multiple awards including FOUR World Demolition Awards, and the coveted World Demolition Company of the Year Award.

Today, they are pleased to announce the majority acquisition of Jones Group Ltd. (Windsor, Ontario), facilitating the expansion of two well established companies. This acquisition will allow for PDI and Jones Group to work together on larger projects, across Canada and the United States.

“We look forward to close cooperation with Terry and his team as we expand our operations to facilitate bigger demolition, abatement and remediation projects than we’ve ever done before”. Said Ryan Priestly, President, Priestly Demolition.

“Ryan and I work very well together. I admire his integrity and drive and can’t wait to be working with the Priestly family to grow and diversify. As a team, we will bring the very best of everything to the demolition industry.” Said Terry Jones, President, Jones Group Ltd.

About Priestly Demolition
Over the past 25 years Priestly Demolition Inc. has become well known for taking down iconic landmarks and for their dedication to green solutions. They are a trusted partner of Government agencies, construction companies and privately held organizations globally. PDI owns the largest fleet of demolition equipment and Oilquick attachments in the country, and have made large investments in their people, technology, engineering, health, safety and COR Certification.

PDI trained experts now dive deeper into the logistics of many different types of projects, helping to ensure clients are getting dollar for dollar results. With real-time production values and cross-platform technology PDI can stay on target, improve efficiency, and adjust as needed. http://www.priestly.ca


  • Demolition
  • Abatement
  • Remediation
  • Investment Recovery
  • Recovered Equipment Sales
  • Excavating
  • Sheering
  • Environmental Clean Up
  • Heavy Equipment Rental
  • Certified Asbestos Abatement
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PDI | Jones Group Inc. resume displays the work it has done with many different corporations, domestically and internationally, such as Ford, GM, Windsor-Essex Parkway, Navistar, Hiram Walker and the University of Windsor, just to name a few. Jones Group Ltd’s President and Founder Terry Jones is a highly skilled machine operator who is present on most job sites. His ability to conduct the demolition from the machine or from the sidelines is invaluable. In that last five years, Jones Group Ltd. has completed close to 50 million dollars in demolition revenues.


PDI | Jones Group Inc. team has been working together for many years. With all the experience we have accumulated, we strive to make sure that our jobs get done properly, safely, on time and within budget, and most of all, to meet and exceed our customers’ expectations each and every time.

PDI | Jones Group Inc. has a core group of employees including unionized heavy equipment operators and labourers, as well as non-unionized office staff and technical staff. Our affiliation with LIUNA allows us access to a large contingent staff, with unique qualifications, to taper staff compliments to each individual project.