Drilling & Blasting Experts in Canada For Over 45 Years
Westrail Construction Ltd. owns and operates all the drilling blasting equipment that we use, ensuring that our clients do not have to compete with other companies for our equipment. We use up-to-date technology and in fact, have developed our own drilling and blasting software to improve efficiency.
With a full line of eight Sandvik (Drilltech) rotary blast hole drills from the D40 to the D80, we are capable of drilling 6-1/2″ (165 mm) up to 10-5/8″ (270 mm) to 12-1/4″ (310 mm) holes. With drill depths up to 138 feet (42 metres) no job is too small or too large.
Westrail goes out of its way to hire local support staff and whenever possible use local industries to support its operations. Just a few the larger projects Westrail has been a part of include a 12-year program of drilling, blasting, blast engineering at Mclean Lake, Saskatchewan, for AREVA Resources, Endako Mine, Gibraltar Mines, Coal Mountain, Eklview Mine, Fording River Operations, Green Hills Operation, Line Creek Mine, B.C. Highways, CN and CP Rail, Rabbit Lake mine. We have completed many drilling blasting projects in BC as well as across Canada.
When you choose Westrail you’re choosing the best drilling blasting outfit in the industry. We know drilling and blasting because we’ve been doing it for decades. We understand and employ some of the strictest safety and environmental standards within the industry.
Our record speaks for itself — whatever your requirements.
We’ll make sure the job’s done right!
Founders Merle & Phyllis Railton