Who We Are 

Sand and Gravel in Kansas City

Since 1984, our team at Kaw Valley Companies, Inc., has made it standard to provide stellar services and solutions to our clients. We pride ourselves on being one of the best green demolition companies in Kansas City. With our attention to detail, budget friendly services, and top-tier customer service, we have established ourselves as one of the most trusted companies in the area.

Our Core Values

  • Premium products
  • Excellent Customer Service
  • Industry Leading Safety Standards
  • Superior Craftsmanship & Attention to Detail
  • Projects Completed On Time & On Budget
  • Communication & Teamwork
  • Diversity
  • Environmentalism

Kaw Valley Company History


May 1984

Kaw Valley Sand and Gravel, Inc. is initially incorporated by founder Ben Kates



Wrecking is added to the list of the services offered by Kaw Valley.



Joey Kates becomes VP of Kaw Valley Demolition and Excavating


Summer 1993

The Great Flood shut down all operations at Kaw Valley. Despite widespread devastation in the area, major efforts went into a quick recovery and Kaw Valley resumed operations just two weeks later. 


Spring 2005

Kaw Valley Inc. main office relocated to 5600 Kansas Avenue, Kansas city, KS 66109.


June 2006

Kaw Valley Inc., acquired 56 acres where our Industrial Sand Plant is now located, establishing our 3rd Kaw Valley location.



Founder, Ben Kates retires. Joey Kates becomes CEO and Tim Kates becomes President.

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