Full Force is a Diamond Drilling, Mineral exploration company that was established in 2004. The company has since expanded operations across Canada and the USA with a fleet of helicopter portable, skid mounted and track mounted drills.

We also offer geotechnical services, with two fully equipped shops in Peachland B.C and Smithers B.C.

Experienced Crews

Our field crews have extensive experience drilling in all types of ground conditions, they are supported through every aspect of work by knowledgeable supervisors and managers. Our workers are the foundation of our business. Without a great team the company could not deliver such exceptional service.

Services and Equipment 

With successful programs including wedging, directional drilling, drilling on ice, remote helicopter jobs and drilling underground, the crews perform all tasks confidently knowing the job will be completed safely and professionally. A diamond drill remains the best " truth machine " for asserting the geological structure, grade and tonnage of deposits.

Competitive Advantage

Full Force drilling is devoted to offering exceptional service from start to finish. We offer competitive rates and strive for zero down time. With real time job costs our clients can get daily updates to track expenses of the drill program and instill confidence that the program is staying on budget. Uncomplicated invoicing ensures there are no hidden price per meter costs.


Commitment to Health and Safety

Full Force is COR certified, we are committed to maintaining Healthy and Safe worksites while minimizing our environmental impact. Strict policies and daily hazard assessments are in place to ensure the health and safety of employees and contractors.





We Specialize in helicopter portable drills offering


  • Modified A5's or Hydracore 2000 drill rigs.

  • The A5 is capable of flying in 6 main components, it can be easily moved with a Long Ranger or A-Star B2 helicopter.

  • All fuel cells and equipment have 110 % permanently affixed containment.

  • Drill crews are supplied with light weight durable drill shacks and four person survival shacks. 

  • If water consumption is a concern Centrifuge systems can be supplied to reuse drilling fluids and separate cuttings.

  • The helicopter portable drills can be outfitted with a rod handler to mitigate fatigue to the workers.



With two options to choose from Full Force Drilling offers:

  • A compact rubber track Hydracore 2000.

  • It has everything built into one small unit, rod sloop, diesel heater, double walled fuel tank and leveling jacks.

  • This drill is very efficient to move and set up, it also leaves  minimal ground disturbance.

  • It is ideal for all temperatures and weather conditions.

  • Full Force also offers a larger rubber track Versa-Drill that is capable of drilling to depths of 2150 meters NQ



Whether drilling on ice, existing road ways, or building roads to a site, skid mounted drills can be ideal for various applications.

  • The drill shacks can be outfitted with a rod handler and centrifuge water system, depending on clients needs.

  • D6 bulldozers, track mounted man carriers and 4x4 pickups can be supplied to gain access to the work sites.



Full Force Drilling can provide a number of services including:

  • Core orientation, DHEM surveys, gyro testing and multi shot surveys.

  • We are also proficient at clearing and building drill sites, access roads, helicopter drill pads and ice roads.

  • Full Force crews have performed directional drilling through the use of wedging and mud motoring- which can be a cost effective way of hitting precise borehole targets. 

  • Upon request we can arrange accommodations with housing, hotel or remote camps.

  • Large water tanks, water trucks and fuel tanks can also be supplied.

Whatever the job requirements, Full Force Drilling can meet our clients needs!


"I have worked extensively with Full Force Drilling over the past decade on both skid-mounted and helicopter-supported drill programs in the mountainous terrain of West-central and Northwest British Columbia. I have worked directly with Full Force personnel on exploration projects that comprised over 120,000 meters of diamond drilling. Full Force personnel are well trained in safety and efficiency and have maintained professional conduct throughout the various drill campaigns. Their equipment is ready to go when it arrives and well-maintained during drill operations, while communication and support from the management side is first rate. For these reasons I would not hesitate to recommend Full Force Diamond Drilling to any company who requires a safe, competent and reliable drilling contractor"
Cornell McDowell, P.Geo. - Surge Copper 


"Full Force Drilling completed a 5000 meter drilling program on our Lawless Creek porphyry copper project during June-August, 2021. From my many years in the mineral exploration business and the 20 plus drilling programs that I have supervised over my career, I have to say that Full Force Drilling’s performance was outstanding. Their crews and equipment were top notch, completing the job in record time under some very trying conditions due to extensive wild fire activity"


I have no hesitation in recommending this company to anyone.


James M. Dawson, P.Eng.

Director- Tech X Resources Inc.

Marble Surface

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Projects Completed to Date



Total Meters Drilled 2021

Winners of Class B overall safety for surface drilling


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