UL ECOLOGO®-certified companies have chosen to follow the best practices for responsible development in the mining exploration industry. They have successfully completed the accreditation process, from developing and implementing internal policies and procedures to UL’s document review and field audits

Certified companies are ambassadors of a mining exploration that respects the environment, promotes responsible investment, and maintains communities’ quality of life.

In Partnership with

Forages Rouillier

The Abitibi-based Rouillier Drilling is part of the Groupe Rouillier, a leader in the mining field that provides both diamond drilling services and high-performance machinery. The private family-owned company’s portfolio includes surface and underground drilling companies, a fundamental research and innovation group for exploration drilling, and a manufacturer of diamond drills.


Troilus is Canadian advanced stage exploration and early-development company focused on the mineral expansion and potential mine re-start of the former gold and copper Troilus mine. The 107,326 ha Troilus property is located northeast of the Val-d’Or district, within the Frotet-Evans Greenstone Belt in Quebec, Canada.

Abitibi Geophysics

Abitibi Geophysics Inc. operates in the applied geophysics field for mining exploration. It conducts ground and borehole surveys primarily in Canada, but also internationally. Innovation is at the heart of everything it does, from designing and maintaining equipment to developing modelling, inversion, and interpretation software to managing projects and strategic partnerships.


For many years now, Technominex has worked in mineral exploration. Our offices are located in the heart of the Abitibi – Baie-James mining camps. Over the past few years, we have made a name for ourselves offering tailored and complete professional services. We boast a qualified and diverse team able to offer highly specialized services. Technominex is the go to service supplier for all mining exploration and mining environment programs.

Laurentia Exploration

Officially created in 2017, Laurentia Exploration is the product of three graduates of Université du Québec à Chicoutimi (UQAC) who wanted to offer a distinguished approach and professional service to mining market applicants. Laurentia Exploration offers different types of specialized services to successfully complete your geological projects. The team is qualified to meet your needs, whatever they may be: supervision, management, exploration, 3D modeling, report writing, geoscientific compilation or hiring staff. You will be accompanied from the ideation phase of the process to the execution of the field work.

Critical Elements Lithium Corporation

Critical Elements Lithium Corporation is an advanced stage exploration mining company aspiring to become a large, responsible supplier of lithium to the flourishing electric vehicle and energy storage system industries. To this end, Critical Elements Lithium is advancing the wholly owned, high purity Rose lithium project in Quebec. Rose is our first lithium project to be advanced within a highly prospective land portfolio of over 700 square kilometers.


Explo‐Logik has been a leader in the field of mineral exploration services for over 10 years. We offer turnkey solutions for all your exploration projects, regardless of their size. In addition, we are specialized in the rental service of personnel and equipment rental to achieve these. Our strength is our reputation for being recognized for our highly qualified and experienced staff to perform all your geological work.

O3 Mining

O3 Mining Inc., an Osisko Group company, is a gold explorer and mine developer on the road to produce from its highly prospective gold camps in Québec, Canada. O3 Mining benefits from the support, previous mine-building success and expertise of the Osisko team as it grows towards being a gold producer with several multi-million ounce deposits in Québec. O3 Mining is well-capitalized and owns a 100% interest in all its properties (137,000 hectares) in Québec. The company is focused on delivering superior returns to its shareholders and long-term benefits to its stakeholders.

RJLL Drilling

RJLL is a drilling company serving the mining industry in providing core sampling. Over the years, Mr. Lemoine, M. Lefebvre and Mr. Bradley have acquired incomparable drilling experience. It is the pleasure and the desire to surpass industry standards that this long-standing collaboration allows RJLL drilling to carry out work both in Canada and abroad. We take pride in an experienced team that knows how to adapt quickly to customer requests and unforeseen situations. This allows us to offer a high level of service. It is powered by the Bradley culture that RJLL is committed to providing high quality service and exceeding the expectations of their customers.


Diafor is a diamond drilling company specializing in surface drilling and operating primarily in Eastern Canada. The Company is made up of a strong and diverse team, with know-how relevant to issues specific to work on the Canadian shield as well as knowledge from around the world. Diafor is already cited as an example in the field by distinguishing itself by the Quality of its work carried out in a safe and motivating framework and intends to continue its growth in a Responsible manner.

Quebec Precious Metals Corporation

Quebec Precious Metals Corporation (QPM) is a gold explorer with a large land position in the highly prospective Eeyou Istchee James Bay territory, Quebec, near Newmont Corporation’s Éléonore gold mine. QPM’s flagship project is the Sakami project with significant grades and well-defined drill-ready targets. QPM’s goal is to rapidly explore the Project and to advance to the mineral resource estimate stage.


Founded in 1965, SOQUEM, a subsidiary of Investissement Québec, is dedicated to promoting the exploration, discovery and development of mining properties in Quebec. Proud partner and ambassador for the development of Quebec’s mineral wealth, SOQUEM relies on sustainable development, innovation, research and diversification of its portfolio to maintain a strong economy in the regions of Quebec. The company aims to maintain a strong economy in all the regions of Québec through respect and commitment of stakeholders in all its exploration projects

Orbit Garant Drilling Inc.

Orbit Garant Drilling Inc. (TSX: OGD) is one of Canada’s largest drilling companies, providing services to major, intermediate and junior mining companies through all stages of exploration, development and production. We operate a fleet of 220 rigs and employ approximately 1300 workers, collectively providing the most innovative and efficient solutions for the diverse needs of our customers. We design and manufacture high quality drill rigs enabling us to respond to the specialized needs of our customers with greater flexibility and efficiency.

Sirios Resources Inc.

A pioneer in the discovery of significant gold deposits in Eeyou Istchee James Bay, Quebec, Canada, Sirios Resources Inc. is focusing primarily on its Cheechoo gold discovery, while actively exploring the gold potential of its other properties.

Lomiko Metals

Lomiko represents a company with a purpose: a people-first company where we can manifest a world of abundant renewable energy with Canadian and Quebec critical minerals for a solution in North America. Our goal is to create a new energy future in Canada where we will grow the critical minerals workforce, become a valued partner and neighbour with the communities in which we operate, and provide a secure and responsibly sourced supply of critical minerals. The Company holds a 100% interest in La Loutre graphite development in southern Quebec which is located within the Kitigan Zibi Anishinabeg (KZA) First Nations territory.


IAMGOLD is a mid-tier gold mining company operating in North and South America, and in West Africa. IAMGOLD strives for compliance with high standards in terms of Environmental, Social and Governance practices, and towards its Zero Incident® commitment. IAMGOLD Exploration Québec, subject to the certification, holds its main projects in the Chibougamau district (Nelligan and Monster Lake), and in Abitibi (Rouyn project, Yorbeau Resources option).

Forage Dami-Or

A family business founded in 2007, Forage Dami-Or specializes in surface diamond drilling for the mineral exploration sector. All employees are part of the family. Respect, collaboration and quality work well done aligned with environmental, social and safety standards, are among the greatest values of the company.

Amex Exploration

Amex Exploration has made multiple significant gold discoveries on its 100% owned high-grade Perron Gold Project located in the mining-friendly jurisdiction of Québec. Amex has also discovered gold and copper-rich VMS zones on the same mineral-rich Perron property. The project, consisting of 117 contiguous claims covering 4,518 hectares, is well-serviced by existing infrastructure, being located about an hour north of Rouyn-Noranda, 10 minutes from an airport, 8 km from the town of Normétal, and is proximal to a number of major gold producers in the heart of the Abitibi.

Forage Spekra Inc.

Forage Spekra Inc. is a drilling company specialized in diamond drilling services for exploration and mining companies. Based in Val d'Or, Quebec, the company undertakes projects since 1980 throughout North America, especially in Quebec, thanks to work experience in various terrains, well- trained, highly motivated passionate crews, and accompanied with performant equipment. Forage Spektra is well-known for providing top-notch services and being highly proactive in assisting its partners/clients in overachieving their objectives.

Eldorado Gold Québec

Eldorado Gold Quebec is a mining company focused on the expansion and development of the Lamaque underground gold mine near Val-d'Or, which entered commercial production in March 2019. The organization is dedicated to responsible operations, the highest safety and environmental standards, and the enhancement of communities in the Abitibi-Témiscamingue region.

Géophysique TMC

Based in Val-d'Or since 1998, with a division in Mexico since 2006, Géophysique TMC has developed expertise in collecting very high quality data for mineral exploration, for ground, drilling and drone. Highly qualified personnel, procedures aimed at the highest industry standards as well as first-rate strategic alliances make Géophysique TMC the undisputed choice in the mining sector for fast, efficient, safe and precise execution of their geophysical surveys.

Youdin Rouillier Drilling

Youdin Rouillier Drilling is a drilling company operating in Eeyou Istchee James Bay. In addition to its mission to support the economic development of Cree communities, the company has devoted itself to implementing environmentally friendly practices in all of its mineral exploration activities. It aims to effectively reconcile economic development with the preservation of natural resources and the protection of the local ecosystem.

Avataa Rouillier Drilling

Avataa Rouillier Drilling is a diamond drilling services company that operates with Inuit communities in Nunavik. It sees protecting the environment as a top priority. To that end, it is committed to using the human and material resources of the region’s Inuit land responsibly, keeping its impact on the local ecosystem to a minimum. It also strives to integrate environmentally friendly practices while contributing to the economic development of Inuit communities.

Probe Gold

Probe Gold is a Canadian exploration company dedicated to the acquisition, exploration and development of highly prospective mineral properties. Probe Gold is discovering and developing high-quality mining projects, including the Novador gold project which contains several million ounces of gold. The Company conducts its mineral exploration activities in an environmentally, socially and economically responsible manner in order to reduce environmental impacts and maximize benefits for its employees, local and regional communities and its shareholders.

Nordik Drilling

By providing diamond drilling services in the field of mineral exploration, Forage Nordik delivers high-quality work through innovative, safe, and efficient processes. Sustainability values, as well as health and safety in the workplace, are integrated into all our activities. Our company is defined by its experience, professionalism, and performance, qualities that are reflected in our commitment to our clients and our team.

Midland Exploration

Midland Exploration is a dynamic mineral exploration company that targets the excellent mineral potential of Quebec to make the discovery of new world-class deposits of gold and critical metals. With a successful joint-venture business model, Midland is proud to count on worldwide reputable partners. The Company is led by a highly respected management and technical team with a proven mine-finding track record.

Kenorland Minerals Ltd.

Kenorland Minerals Ltd. is a mineral exploration company focussed on project generation and early-stage exploration in North America. Kenorland’s exploration strategy is to advance greenfields projects through systematic, property-wide, phased exploration surveys financed primarily through exploration partnerships including option to joint venture agreements. Kenorland holds a 4% net smelter return royalty on the Frotet Project in Quebec which is owned by Sumitomo Metal Mining Canada Ltd.