At Summit Drilling, we are a proudly Canadian company that provides versatile industrial diamond drilling services in Northern Ontario. We specialize in producing custom equipment that is portable, lightweight, and efficient, allowing us to conduct our work in the most remote and conventionally inaccessible areas. Our heli-portable equipment allows us to access locations for subterranean exploration unfavourable to our competitors.
Safety is our highest priority. We ensure that all our employees participate in mandatory safety training and provide ongoing worksite education as the industry is always innovating. Summit Drilling equips all onsite personnel with reliable communications equipment in order to ensure that employees are always in contact with their team as well as have access to emergency services. We are conscience of our interaction with environmentally sensitive areas, and ensure the lowest impact in our onsite operations. At Summit Drilling we adhere to the Canadian Diamond Drilling Association’s proposed business principles and practices.
We are a quickly expanding junior company and pride ourselves on our versatility, efficiency, as well as our dedicated and talented workforce. We can be found focusing our operations in various Northern Ontario communities, such as Sudbury, Timmins, Thunder Bay, Cochrane, Kirkland Lake.
Exploration is really the essence of the human spirit.
- Frank Borman
Drilling Quick Facts
Firms in Canada and worldwide source their technical expertise from Ontario-based geophysical, geological, environmental, mining engineering and project management consultants. — Ontario Mining Association
Canada remained the world’s top destination for exploration spending in 2010, hosting 19% of global investment. — Mining Association of Canada
Innovative technologies and equipment in mineral exploration and extraction, geological and engineering expertise, and rehabilitation and environmental know-how ensure Ontario is on the leading edge of advances in the global mining community. — Ontario Mining Association
The Canadian Drilling Industry is recognized worldwide for its leadership and expertise in the provision of high quality drilling services and products. — The Canadian Diamond Drilling Association
With respect to surface diamond drilling, the importance of junior companies is even more pronounced than it is on an expenditure basis. In 2008, junior companies accounted for 71% of all surface diamond drilling. — Natural resources Canada
In the midst of all this economic turmoil, Canada continued to be the top destination in the world for exploration capital, accounting for a 16% share of global budgets in 2009. In addition, Canadian companies were once again planning to spend more than those from any other country, accounting for 34% of all planned exploration programs in the world in 2009. — Natural Resources Canada
Canada is recognized for its large contingent of junior mining companies. These companies were instrumental in maintaining the strong upward trend in exploration and deposit appraisal investment that was recorded from 2004 to 2008. — Natural Resources Canada