The Lac Otelnuk Iron Project, hosting 1,398 contiguous mineral claims covering a total area of 673km², is located in Nunavik, approximately 170km north of the town of Schefferville and 250km south of Kuujjuag, Québec, Canada.
Elite Drilling is centrally located in Saskatchewan, Canada, and has more than 20 years of experience in surface core drilling throughout the world. The global services we offer include diamond core drilling, directional core drilling and consulting.
Our crews bring with them a wealth of knowledge that allows us to offer a premium service at a more attractive price than our competition. Our mobile, lightweight, heli-portable rigs allow us to do the job in the least amount of time possible. We are unparalleled in price, service, versatility and safety.
Diamond core drilling
Elite Drilling crews are experienced in all aspects of core drilling and working in demanding conditions. Our services come with all the necessary equipment to complete your surface exploration job. We use highly mobile, lightweight, heli-portable rigs which are easily converted from fly to unitised rigs with minimal downtime.
Directional core drilling
It is known that drill holes with deviate from their target to some extent. At Elite Drilling, we have experience with many different forms of directional control including steerable core barrels, mud motors and wedging. It is also a cost-effective way for clients to hit many targets without the time delay of unnecessarily moving the drill and drilling rock.
Consulting for directional or mud drilling jobs
When your directional or mud drilling job becomes tough or a second opinion is required, Elite Drilling can be engaged in a consulting role to share its extensive knowledge, experience and advice. Results and opinions are communicated in a timely manner directly to the client as soon as the data is compiled.
Core drilling equipment
Our core drilling equipment includes the Duralite 1000N and the ED 1200. The Duralite 1000N includes:
- 1,000m N capacity
- 1,300m B capacity
- 170hp John Deere Eengine
- 90% aluminum construction
The ED 1200 features:
- 1,200m N capacity
- 1,550m B capacity
- 170hp Iveco engine
- 90% aluminum construction
Core drilling for the mining industries
Safety is a primary focus everyday at Elite Drilling. We recognise that our employees are our greatest assets and have implemented an extensive occupational health and safety policy.
Elite Drilling complies with the requirements of the ISO 14001 environmental management standard. Being located in Canada means we are able to be extremely resourceful and familiar with the stresses the environment undergoes every day. Our objective is to conduct business in a manner that conserves resources and continually reduces our environmental footprint.
About Elite Drilling
Management at Elite Drilling takes very seriously the preservation of the social, cultural and environmental uniqueness of the regions in which it works. The company is proud of its record of strong community relations and conscientious environmental stewardship and strives to continue to be a model corporate citizen and partner.
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