Absolute Crossings Ltd. started operations in May 2011 with Extra-Provincial incorporation in October 2012. Operations have continued with the same corporate structure since inception, with a corporate name change in August 2014 (Formerly Western Direction Drilling Ltd). We now have amalgamated with Trenchless Crossings Canada Inc. and are continuing as Absolute Crossings Ltd. our safety program is COR Certified through Enform in BC, Alberta and Saskatchewan. We currently have safety reporting set up with ISN, Comply Works and Avetta (formerly PICS).
Although our name is new, our experience is not. Owners, Dean Swanberg, Brian Hodson and Don Shipalesky have a combined 130 plus years’ business experience. Our personnel have exceptional experience in their field, successfully completing many crossings of varying diameters and length. Robert Gates, our Operations Manager, has over 21 years’ experience in Horizontal Drilling, Diamond Drilling and Conventional Drilling.
Our mission is to provide high quality horizontal drilling services to our Oil and Gas, Municipal and Telecommunications clients across Canada. To meet as well as exceed the expectations of our clients, by providing excellent service and communications while completing projects on schedule and on budget. As well, to provide a safe and secure project site for our employees, fellow contractors, the community and the environment.
We’re able to deliver successful project completion with our range of drilling and support equipment. Our fleet includes 8 HDD rigs ranging from 30,000 lbs. to 330,000 lbs. pull back force, with customized support equipment. We are constantly adding to our fleet with additional drills and support equipment to meet varying project needs.