alberta directional boring
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Alberta Directional Boring Ltd. was established on February 1, 2012 by Lyle Jeffries and Mark Smith (both formerly of Red Deer Directional Boring Ltd).


Our team has been active in this industry locally since 1998. We are a service company with customers in the oilfield, pipeline, and utility sectors. We drill in residential and farm settings as well.

We are committed to conducting activities in a manner that will protect the health and safety

of our employees, contractors, the public and the environment. We strive to achieve these goals through leadership, quality workmanship, and our commitment to safety.


We are located at Kuusamo Industrial Subdivision about 4 kilometers west of Sylvan Lake on
Highway 11.

  • single pipe installations

  • multiple pipe installations in tight easements

  • road and creek crossings

  • water and/or sewer lines on grade

  • multiple pipeline corridors

  • environmentally sensitive crossing

  • mud motor/air-hammer through solid rock

  • wireline compatible

  • data log compatible

  • fluid pressure compatible

  • pressure tension compatible


We are a quality driven company that strives for the highest standard of customer service, with a safety first attitude while keeping the environment a top priority as well.


All employees possess safety tickets;

  • H2S Alive

  • Global Ground Disturbance

  • Standard First Aid/CPR

  • W.H.M.I.S.

  • CSTS or PST




We have 7 drills;

  • Vermeer 6 x 6

  • Vermeer 7 X 11

These small compact drills are excellent for utility work, are capable of boring up to 4” diameter pipe and exceeding lengths of 100 meters.

  • Vermeer 36 X 50 (2 units)

Versatile all-round units good for utility work and pipeline bores.  They are capable of a wide range of bores up to 12” diameter pipe and can exceed lengths of 400 meters.

  • Vermeer 60 X 90

Mid to large size unit with a smaller footprint that is capable of both larger utility and pipeline bores.  This unit is capable of up to 24” diameter pipe and can exceed lengths of 600 meters.

  • Vermeer 100 X 120 (2 units)

Large unit primarily a pipeline drill, capable of most any crossing from short bores to complicated and environmentally sensitive crossings. 


These units are capable of up to 36” diameter pipe and can exceed lengths of 1000 meters.

Each unit is fully equipped with a 3000 gallon mud recycling system, and are wireline compatible.  These units arrive on site mud-motor or air-hammer ready so no bore is left undone.


Lyle Jeffries, President                            403-318-2044

Mark Smith, General Manager       403-896-2421

Cathey Monteith, Accounting         403-358-8639




Get a quote: 403-896-2421

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