About Mobile Augers and Research Ltd.

Mobile Augers and Research Ltd. is a family-owned geotechnical and environmental drilling firm. The company was founded in 1959 by Ronald W. Innes, who began operations with an Explorer B40 mounted on a one-ton Ford.

The Original 1959 Mobile Augers Rig
The Original 1959 Mobile Augers Rig

Since introducing dry auger drilling to western Canada in 1959, Mobile Augers has established a tradition of innovation and service excellence. The company has extensive experience in a wide variety of geotechnical applications, including soil testing for buildings, bridges, roads, water, sewer and environmental investigations.

Mobile Augers has earned a solid reputation for excellent customer service on routine and out-of-the-ordinary jobs. Our experience drilling in the hostile conditions of the high Arctic are unparalleled.

Our Modern M10 Tracked Drill
Our modern M10 tracked drill

We invest heavily in state-of-the-art equipment that outperforms the competition through superior technology and reliability. That translates into faster hole completion times, less downtime due to drill failure, and good value for money for the client.

While always striving for operational excellence and continuous improvement, the family values of integrity, honesty and ethical business practices run through the core of everything we do. We are proud of our history, and excited to continually build on the foundation started in 1959.