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Idea Drilling LLC

1997 9th Avenue North

Virginia, MN 55792

Toll Free: (888) 634-IDEA

Phone: (218) 741-9287

Fax: (218) 741-9288




We believe IDEA Drilling is the premier exploration services and core drilling company in the Midwest. We operate in a very competitive industry and must consistently deliver at a high level to retain current customers and to win new ones. Our customer list includes some of the most prominent exploration and mining companies operating in the U.S. We currently serve projects in Minnesota, the Upper Peninsula of Michigan, Wisconsin and other Southeastern and Western states.

IDEA Drilling includes the Minex Division. Minex is a supplier of exploration drilling products and provides bore hole survey services.

Our key differentiation is our strong culture of customer service excellence, which is founded on our drilling productivity, the quality of our work, and our commitment to safety, environmental stewardship and innovation. We are willing to take on the most difficult and unusual projects for our customers. Our success is because of our talented employees who provide the expertise, experience and an intense commitment of customer service.


We will be the premier exploration services and core drilling company in the U.S. We will be a great place to work for our employees. Together, we will constantly strive to provide high quality, innovative and cost effective exploration services to our customers and long-term value for our shareholders, vendor partners and community.

In pursuit of our mission, we are committed to:

Profitability. We will operate in a manner that provides for long-term profitability of the business and excellent return on investment for our shareholders.

Growth. We will constantly develop and implement strategies and tactics to achieve significant sustainable growth in revenues.

Our Employees. We will provide challenging and rewarding career opportunities for our employees and will invest in training and education to help them expand their expertise and efficiently and effectively perform their work.

Ethical and professional behavior. We will perform our business with integrity at all times. We will act in a respectful and professional manner towards our customers, our business partners, and each other.

Excellence. We will consistently deliver expert solutions and quality services to our customers. We will continuously increase the expertise in our business.

Innovation. We will embrace customer challenges and utilize creativity and innovation to solve difficult problems and to evolve our capabilities for the future.

Safety. We will provide a safe work environment for employees so they can leave the job each day in a healthy and injury-free state. Our primary focus is on prevention.

Environmental stewardship. We will develop and implement business practices that prevent environmental incidents. We will act quickly to contain and address environmental incidents when they do happen.

Confidentiality. We will keep customer and Company information confidential.

Teamwork. We will work together as a cohesive team to meet the needs of our customers. We will conduct business in a professional and courteous manner and work together to implement solutions that are in the best long-term interests of the Company.

Responsibility and Accountability. We will act in a respectful and professional manner. We are responsible and accountable for our actions. Our behavior is up to us.

Leadership. We will be proactive members of our industry and our community and will contribute to the success of these important stakeholders.

We Will See You At

Elko Mining Show
Elko, NV
June 1-5. 2015

American Exploration & Mining
Spokane, WA
Nov 30-Dec 4, 2015


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