First Drilling expands its fleet with a new track-mounted deep hole drill.

Kyle Rhoderick

Deep hole capacity core drilling exploration

Elko, Nevada, USA, October 6th, 2020 – First Drilling is pleased to announce the commissioning of an Epiroc CT-20 to expand its diamond drill fleet. The track-mounted deep hole capacity rig completed commissioning on Oct 4th and is working at a Northern Nevada exploration project.  First Drilling offers a wide range of specialty drilling, and this newcomer complements the fleet with over 5000 ft HQ depth capacity and 8000 ft NQ capacity.



Our best in class, highly experienced team, combined with a powerful deep hole rig brings to our customers the solutions they are seeking.” says Kyle Rhoderick of First Drilling. “We are absolutely committed to safety, productivity, and innovation and with this new machine in our fleet, we can take on deeper holes and bigger core diameters without compromising on the key deliverables our customers need, ensuring those precious exploration dollars are delivering real results” added Mr. Rhoderick.








About First Drilling

First Drilling has provided drilling services to the mineral industry for more than 50 years focusing on surface and underground drilling for exploration companies and producing mines. Our services include surface and underground diamond coring, helicopter supported drilling and innovative fit for purpose drilling solutions. First Drilling can lower your operating costs while maintaining the highest level of safety and service. Contact our team today and find out how we can optimize your drilling program: