News and Events
Rockhaven identifies new bonanza grade Au-Ag and extends high-grade mineralization to depth at Klaza ProjectFebruary, 2021
Vangold begins drilling at El PinguicoJanuary, 2021
Fordia mourns the passing of its founder Clément PaquetJanuary, 2021
PDAC 2021 goes virtualNovember, 2020
Exploration Drilling Catalog
Boart Longyear Drilling services
Boart Longyear is the world’s leading provider of productivity solutions for diamond coring exploration including drilling services, reliable drill rigs, drill string products, innovative down-hole instrumentation tools and quality parts.
Terra Sonic International
Terra Sonic International is the only sonic drill rig manufacturer that’s 100% dedicated to delivering sonic coring and sampling technology, equipment, tooling, training, service and support to experienced drillers who want to improve margins, safety and accuracy in an era where time is money and reputation is everything.
Major Drilling is the global leader in specialized drilling, offering a diverse and innovative fleet of 600+ drills. Established in 1980, we have over 1,000 years of combined experience and expertise within our management team and are registered in over 22 countries worldwide.
The MICON-Drilling GmbH is a worldwide operating service company, specialized in sales and rental of drilling equipment. Decades of experience and a high quality characterize us in this area. Our headquarters is located in Nienhagen near Celle, the European Centre of the drilling industry.
A leading Canadian manufacturer of drilling equipment. With a focus on the mineral exploration industry, Multi-Power’s line of compact, portable, diamond core, reverse circulation and soil sampling drill rigs is ideal for today’s demanding requirements.
Get the job done in even the most challenging conditions.
Manufacturer of high quality products:
• Rods: WL-HD, DTH, Exploration, Mining Production, High Quality RC equipment.
• Conventional, WL Core barrels, Rods, and other associated products.
Your single source for quality manufacturing, efficient supply and exceptional customer service since 1970. We have global distribution & stocking warehouses across Canada in Haileybury, Sudbury, Timmins, Val-d’Or, & Saskatoon.
Fordia works with its customers in mineral exploration and the geotechnical and environmental drilling industries, to provide high-quality drilling solutions that include diamond tools, drilling equipment, accessories and services.
99% hole completion. Zero excuses. With facilities across Canada and Western Europe, Hy-Tech has been delivering superior drilling services for over 25 years. When failure is not an option, we’re the company you turn to.
Inertial Sensing is the leader in high accuracy, ultra-rugged solid state gyro survey tools. Options for high-speed continuous mode, slim-hole and blasting work give you flexibility with better accuracy and less drilling downtime. A complete range of survey tools is available.
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