drilling services
tools for any topography

Our geotechnical drilling services give you the complete picture when it comes to site investigation. Understand soil stability, rock characteristics and gain information about the nature and position of the water table.

Geotechnical drilling, coring, sampling and testing

Earth Drilling offers a diversity of specialized drilling equipment and drilling methods designed to drill through different geological formations, providing quality samples for our clients. From sonic and auger rigs to Becker Hammers and dual rotary rigs, we have the equipment you need to get the job done.

Drilling methods include:
  • HQ and HQ3 Coring
  • NQ Coring
  • Mud Rotary
  • Wet Rotary
  • ODEX/Air Rotary
  • Shelby Tube Sampling
  • Split Spoon Sampling
  • Dynamic Cone Testing
  • Surface Casing Setting
  • Dual Rotary Drilling
  • Becker Hammer Drilling
  • Becker Penetration Testing
  • Downhole Hammer and Casing Advancement
  • Solid Stem and Hollow Stem Augering
  • Standard Penetration Testing
  • Standpipe, Monitoring Well, Slope Indicator and Vibrating Wire Piezometer Installation
  • Sonic Drilling
  • Specialized Grouting
  • Borehole Abandonment and Grouting
  • Grouting Support Units
revelations for restoration

Our environmental drilling services help you monitor the quality of soil and groundwater in order to better plan and succeed with remediation efforts.

Providing Phase II Environmental Site Assessments & More

Earth Drilling’s technology, expertise and equipment allow environmental consultants and contractors to assess areas for soil and groundwater contamination and plan remediation accordingly.

Our environmental drilling methods include:
  • Phase II Site Assessment and Characterization
  • Hollow Stem and Solid Stem Augering
  • Casing Advancing
  • Installation of Wells
  • Continuous Sample Hollow Stem Augering
  • Vapour Extraction Well Drilling and Installation
  • ODEX / Air Rotary
  • On-site Decontamination
  • Borehole Grouting
  • Enviro Van Support Units
Drilling skills for the field

Our oil sands drilling services meet the unique needs of soil sands producers. With extensive drilling experience in both winter and summer projects, we’re your one-stop-shop for drilling and instrumentation services.

Drilling Solutions for the Oil Sands

Earth Drilling is an experienced driller in the Athabasca Oil Sands, north of Fort McMurray, Alberta. We’ve completed several projects involving specialized drilling and the installation of slope indicators and vibrating wire piezometers.

As a full-service provider, we offer:
  • Casing Setting
  • Core Sampling (2 inch to 6 inch diameter)
  • Core Handling
  • Depressurization Well Drilling and Installation
  • Water Services
  • Grout Services
  • Water Well Drilling and Installation
  • Dewatering Well Drilling and Installation
  • Instrumentation Installation (Slope Inclinometers, Vibrating Wire Piezometers and Specialized Instrumentation)
  • Core Point Drilling
  • Geotechnical Drilling
  • Environmental Drilling
  • Dual Rotary Hybrid Drilling
  • Cone Penetration Testing
industries served
Working with the Pipeline Industry

Earth Drilling operates drilling rigs and support equipment designed to access remote locations to complete geotechnical investigations for Horizontal Directional Drill (HDD) crossings.

Our low ground pressure drill rigs are capable of auger, ODEX and coring. THe rigs are mounted on Marooka MST-1500 track carriers built with rubber tracks which allow for minimal ground disturbance.

Earth Drilling’s track rigs can be accompanied by track support carriers. Our support units are mounted on Marooka MST-1500 carriers, as well.

Drilling services include:
  • Track Auger Drilling
  • Track Odex Drilling
  • Track Core Drilling
  • Track Water Services
  • Track Support Carriers
  • Limited Access Equipment
  • Vacuum Truck Services
Earth drilling within the Construction Industry

Earth Drilling’s diversified equipment fleet provides geotechnical samples to clients within the construction industry.

We have capabilities of drilling through loose, unconsolidated overburden, setting casing and coring through bedrock formations.

Drilling services include:
  • Becker Hammer Drilling Through Overburden
  • Becker Hammer Drilling to Set Casing
  • Odex Casing Setting Through Overburden
  • Rock Coring
  • Mud Rotary Drilling
  • Ground Rod Installation
  • Cathodic Protection
Drilling within the Mining Industry

Earth Drilling’s diversified equipment fleet is capable of providing methodologies for rock and mineral exploration.

Equipment operated can extract samples required for coal and gravel exploration.

Drilling services include:
  • Becker Hammer Drilling for Gravel Search
  • Becker Hammer Drilling
  • Reverse Circulation (RC) Drilling
  • Diamond Coring
  • Instrumentation Installation
  • Monitoring Well installation
  • Dual Rotary Bulk Sampling