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About Us

Quesnel Bros Diamond Drilling

We are a contract diamond drilling company serving geotechnical, mining and exploration industries across Canada. We take an environmentally sensitive approach to drilling, with the highest health and safety standards for our team members. 

We are a family owned and operated business with over 60 years of combined experience in the drilling industry.  

We use quality and state of the art equipment including highly portable rigs for fly-in helicopter projects as well as skid rigs for road access projects. 

Our exceptionally qualified team is trained in the most advanced drilling techniques specializing in efficient and accurate data collection. We love what we do and our attention to detail ensures a smooth and cost effective transaction with all of our clients.

We take on any project, big or small. Get in touch with us for more information on how we can serve you. 

is 100% Family Owned & Operated Since 2004


Who We Are

Founder & CEO

Vern Quesnel

Vern has over 50 years of experience in the drilling industry, from working in the arctic West Coast golden triangle to Central America and South America. With the majority of his roots set in Saskatchewan, he mentored his two sons and strives to build a legacy with his boys. His hobbies include houseboating in Amisk Lake, SK, well fishing and BBQing.

Operations Manager

Mike Quesnel

Mike has been drilling for 16 years and has worked all over the globe including Chile, Brazil, Panama, Mexico, Ecuador, Ghana, Burkina faso as well as locations across Canada and the USA. Mike specializes in deep hole drilling, directional drilling and working under extreme weather conditions. Mike currently lives in Vancouver, BC and enjoys traveling the globe when he's not riding his Harley Davidson or snowmobiling the back country.

Logistics & Business Development Manager

Mitch Quesnel

Mitch started working in the diamond drilling industry in 2004, from Nunavut along with the golden triangle to northern Manitoba to Nevada. With a passion to keep learning and building up his credentials he moved into the heavy industrial industry and is a Certified Journeyman electrician with high voltage electrical and instrumentation background. Mitch travels across Canada working in various mine sites on medium voltage and high voltage distribution systems. His hobbies include spending time with family while watching his kids grow up. Mitch enjoys fishing, traveling and spending time outdoors in the backcountry.

Why Choose Us

Reason For Choosing Us

Accredited Company

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100% Guarantee

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Quality Material

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