First Drilling Group Acquires Kirkey Specialized Drilling & Consulting in Sudbury

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First Drilling Group today announced that it has acquired Kirkey Specialized Drilling & Consulting, located in Sudbury, ON, Canada. The drilling contractor provides surface and underground specialty drilling and production drilling services.

This acquisition represents a key step in the execution of First Drilling’s strategic plan, as the company expands both geographically and in its service offerings.

“In acquiring Kirkey Drilling, we are expanding our geographic footprint into Canada, one of the largest underground drilling markets in the world,” says Kyle Rhoderick, CEO of First Drilling Group. “We are also diversifying our services to add specialty underground drilling, primarily infrastructure, long hole and raise drilling. This compliments our extensive fleet of Cubex and multipurpose underground rigs”