Specializing in Environmental & Geotechnical Drilling



Drilling in Dawson City
20 years Of Experience In The Industry! Excellence With Quality At It's Best!

Metro Drilling provides its clients with high quality professional service, timely scheduling and economical solutions in return for fair and reasonable fees. Our goal is to provide consistent, cost effective drilling for each individual project. We are a full service drilling company with a broad array of modern drilling equipment and expertise to meet any need, dedicated to excellence and customer satisfaction.

“SLR has worked with Metro Drilling on four environmental site investigations in the past two years. We were the first company to use his new sonic drilling rig in 2020 to drill airside at Whitehorse Airport. Rob and his team have always been happy to help from the start to the end of a project, and Rob is always available to discuss changes and improvements as project requirements change during the course of the work.”

Ric Horobin Ph.D.

Principal Hydrogeologist & Northern Operations Manager

"BluMetric has worked with Metro Drilling as a start up First Nation operation 5 years ago. We appreciated the growth and development over that time to achieve the high standards and quality environmental drilling services we currently enjoy on the projects that Rob and his team provide. Rob is always enthusiastic and personally involved in the projects completed by Metro."

Wayne Ingham Ph.D

Senior Vice President - Director, Strategic Business Development

Our services

We have a proven industry track record that ensures you the most reliable solutions you are looking for.

Sonic Drilling

Auger Drilling

Sonic drilling is a soil penetration technique that strongly reduces friction on the drill string and drill bit due to liquefaction, inertia effects and temporary reduction of porosity of the soil.

Obtain the necessary information for such a profile, a corkscrew method of five to ten-foot bites is used to display all soil including any low bearing layers such as peat or organic silts.


Industries We Serve!



Amongst many of the services we provide for your resource needs:

  • Resource Estimate for Placer Mining and Hard Rock Mining
  • Tailings Dams, Geotechnical and Environmental

A short list the services we are proud to provide:

  • Phase 2 Environmental Assessments
  • Geotechnical Investigations

Looking for Cost Effective Drilling Solutions? We Are Experts!