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New York State Geological Survey

We sent a crew to New York to do a drilling project for the New York State Geological Survey, obtaining special PQ soil core for Dr. Andrew Kozlowski.

Bermuda Bridges

Aardvark has completed work on The Bermuda Bridges Geotechnical Investigation. The project was completed successfully within the budgeted timeline of 40 days. Here we are loading the rig on the barge in preparation for testing the soil and coring the

Have Geoprobe… will travel…

We recently took apart and packaged up our our little 6610 Geoprobe, to be loaded in an airplane to fly from Thunder Bay to a mine in Weagamow, ON. We’ll be there for 12 weeks, doing injection well installations.

The calm before…

Drilling in Collingwood for the Ontario Geological Survey… waiting for the storm. A beautiful sky!

New Record for Aardvark!

Burlington, ON – A shot of the crew and rig after completing Aardvark’s deepest ever continuously cored borehole in soil. The final cored depth is 603 feet. Congratulations to Don Grant and his crew.  It is a new record for Don and

Walking the Talk – Ground Water Canada

From Ground Water Canada, Spring 2015 by Carolyn Camilleri Aardvark Drilling is a new-generation business focused on health and safety and on employee engagement. Scrolling through the Aardvark Drilling social media sites – Twitter and Facebook – tells you something

Billy Bishop Airport, Toronto ON

Aardvark just completed drilling on the runways at Billy Bishop Airport. To avoid being hit by planes using the runways, we had to drill overnight.

Gogama, ON

Aardvark deployed a track mounted rig for emergency Geotechnical drilling and rock coring around the bridge at the disaster site in Gogama, Ontario. Based on the findings, engineers will design the temporary bridge needed to reopen the rail line.  

University of Guelph

Deep PQ diamond drilling at University of Guelph bedrock aquifer field facility (B.A.F.F). Installing many wells for their world class research well cluster. Various hole are drilled vertically and some are drilled at 30 degrees from vertical to capture the

Canadian Salt Company, Windsor

In Windsor, ON there is salt deep below the earth’s surface. Our friends at Windsor Salt have a network of deep wells installed way back in the ‘50’s. These wells are used to inject fresh water and extra brine water

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