Drilling services

Machines Roger International offers a complete range of drilling services including production drilling, ground support drilling, service hole drilling, and diamond drilling. In addition to its qualified personnel, Machines Roger International has an extensive inventory of drilling equipment:

  • ITH Longhole drill rigs
  • Pneumatic drill rigs
  • Electric-hydraulic drill rigs
  • 1500 drill rigs (underground DDH)
  • STM-600ME drill rig (underground DDH)

Our drilling and sales operations are fulfilled by a team of drillers, helpers, front line supervisors and general foremen who are also supported by our technical services and human resources departments. This team ensures that the work is being done properly and in compliance with safety procedures, all while meeting the deadlines. Furthermore, in order to meet the needs of our different clients and contracts, a technical & mechanical team is available at all times at Machines Roger International’s main workshop. Machines Roger International’s facilities in Val-d’Or allow the company to create drilling equipment on-site in addition to repair services. Thanks to these facilities and the workshop team, all repairs, maintenance and modifications of the equipment can be done using our large inventory of spare parts. Our inventory of drill rigs is standardized in order to guarantee an efficient customer service experience.

Production drilling types
and related operations:

Machines Roger International is a company known for the quality of its drilling services, adapted to the needs of its clients. With over 40 production drill rigs in stock, Machines Roger is one of the most important contractors in underground drilling services in Canada.

Drilling with ITH drill rig

  • Production drilling from 3 ⁷⁄₈ to 6 ½ inches (95 mm to 165 mm)
  • Primary slot drilling with the V-30 Boring Head – 30 inches (762 mm)
  • Service hole drilling from 6 to 14 inches (200 to 350 mm) on a distance of up to 300 meters with casing

Drilling with pneumatic drill rig from 1 ¾ to 3 inches (45 to 75 mm)

  • Drilling and installation of support cable
  • Fan drilling
  • Parallel drilling
  • Slot raises
  • Inverse drop raises

Drilling with electric-hydraulic drill rig from 2 ½ to 4 inches (65 to 100 mm)

  • Drilling and installation of support cable
  • Fan drilling
  • Parallel drilling
  • Slot raises
  • Inverse drop raises

Diamond drilling

  • Underground:
  • Adapted drilling from ATW to P
  • Drilling with core orienter
  • Geotechnical drilling
  • Directional drilling