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Efficiency Is Key

Full Force Drilling runs Krux analytics to ensure that all field reporting can be
done in real time ensuring that clients have the most comprehensive data to monitor costs and meterage to successfully complete their drill program. Krux allows clients to get digital data regularly to promote operational efficiency onsite.

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Full Force also runs an online safety compliance management system called Workhub that connects our safety program to all of our workers and supervisors.  This is a portal where workers have access to our safety program and is a way for us to communicate safety company wide.  Workhub allows workers to have easy access to safe work procedures and practices, training videos, orientations, SDS sheets, safety alerts and bulletins.



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.

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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!

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“We have used Full Force Drilling for the our last two drill programs in Northern Ontario and they have provided exceptional service and performance.   Their management team and field crews have been responsive to our needs and have worked with us to achieve an enviable daily meterage rate while maintaining the highest level of health and safety.   I would not hesitate to use them again and would recommend them to anyone seeking a professional, reputable and reliable drilling company. “

Ian Cunningham-Dunlop  P.Eng

Senior Vice President Exploration- HighGold Mining



"Let me say, on behalf of Aurora Geosciences Ltd and our client Mayfair Corp that working with your team was

 an extremely positive experience, probably the best I have had in years. Greg, Tyler and the team were personable, approachable and very professional. Our team at Aurora enjoyed the experience and look forward to the opportunity to work together again soon. "


Gary Vivian, 

Chairman and Senior Project Manager 

Aurora Geosciences Ltd



“Full Force Drilling is the company you want on your project to get the job done right and on time.  Their efficiency,  effectiveness, and safety standards have all contributed to well-executed drill programs for Baselode.  Drill cuttings management is extremely important in the uranium exploration industry and we’re very proud that Full Force has managed to keep all of their drill pads and the surrounding environment clean and clear of radioactive drill cuttings.  We didn’t hesitate to award them a 30,000 metre drill contract immediately after they drilled our discovery, and we’ll continue to advance our projects with them”


James Sykes, B.Sc.

CEO, President & Director

Baselode Energy



"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.

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