VPDD was and is a forerunner in new technology development in the evolution of diamond core drilling. Innovations in research and development include the wireless overshot technology, back-reaming and unitized drilling equipment for difficult terrain exploration. This has continuously improved the productivity and safety of our company.
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VPDD now has a roof over their new home. Over the last few days trusses and sheathing went up on the new building in Penobsquis!
Just a quick reminder. Tomorrow (Saturday, August 24th) we will have our 2nd crew party. Starting 01 pm. Bring your whole family! All A and B crews, all Day shift crews and of course everyone who could not make it the last time is invited to join! Family fun, games, Pool, BBQ. It's at Vic's place! ;-)
VPDD is looking for an experienced Diamond Driller who worked with old style EHS 38 drills for a surface/structural improvement job in New Brunswick. Please quote 'EHS 38' and send us your resume/CV:
Our client PotashCorp developed a new tool to host several videos that explore a potash mine – from below surface to above ground! Beyond seeing an overview of their operations, you will have the chance to meet some of the people behind the scenes at their facilities. Direct link to the video
Article in today's business section of the Telegraph Journal. 'Drill operations begin near community'. VPDD's Laura Araneda about Progressive Diamond Drilling's work for Cache Exploration Inc near Welsford, NB. Read the full article here
VPDD's president Laura Araneda was interviewed for the Telegraph Journal and Kings County Record about Laura being accepted into the Wallace McCain institute's Entrepreneurial Leaders program (ELP). The article was in today's issues. You can read it in our 'Press Releases' section. We also discovered ex team member and colleague Danny Wilson in today's Kings County Record receiving his graduation certificate! Great and congratulations!
Today the foundation work started on the new Vic Progressive Diamond Drilling Inc building in Penobsquis!
Vic Progressive Diamond Drilling's president Laura Aranada was serving coffee today in Tim Hortons (downtown location)! All for a great cause. VPDD took part in this years Tim Hortons Camp Day! Last year's Camp Day raised a record $11 million, which helped to send more than 15,000 deserving kids from economically disadvantaged homes on a once-in a-lifetime camping adventure. Let's hope this is another record breaking year! Thanks to everyone who took part!
The crew appreciation parties and BBQ's will take place August 3rd for the C and D crews. August 24 th VPDD we will have it for all A and B crews. More details soon
After an intense 2-day process, internally called "The Choosing", the Wallace McCain Institute at the University of New Brunswick has named their 6th cohort to join their Entrepreneurial Leaders Program. With 415 nominations this year, Laura Araneda made the final 16, who 'truly represent the region’s highest growth potential entrepreneurs in the greater Atlantic area'
VPDD's Laura Araneda and Gerald Pearson were interviewed for the Telegraph Journal and Kings County Record about the company's local support of the Canadian Cancer Society. The article 'A spotlight on cancer programs' was in today's issues. You can also read the article in our 'Press Releases' section.
Ground work at the new Progressive Site on Highway 114 in Penobsquis started!
Vic Progressive Diamond Drilling signed a contract to build their new premises.