QED Group

Quest Exploration Drilling (Philippines) Inc

Situated along the Circum-Pacific Rim of Fire , the Philippines is where the processes of volcanism and plate convergence formed the deposition of minerals, both metallic and non-metallic. The large reserves of various kinds of minerals beneath the ground has put the country in the World Mineral Map as the 5th mineral country in the world; 3rd in gold reserves; 4th in copper; and 5th in nickel.

Addressing the need for more professional mining and industry complementary services, Quest Exploration Drilling, Philippines was born.

Founded from the business established by Orica Explosives in the Philippines in 1994, when drilling commenced with Western Mining on the Tampakan Project, the Company has evolved to become the leading provider of drilling services in the Philippines. The QED philosophy is to ensure that all projects and operations the group undertakes are in accordance to the highest safety principles and welcomes audits by our clients.With over 30 track, skid mounted and man portable drills, with capacities ranging from 250 to 2500 metres diamond coring, and our combined fleet, QED can satisfy any customer need in the Philippines.

Quest Exploration Drilling (PNG) Ltd.

Previously known as Natdrill Ltd., Quest Exploration Drilling (Papua New Guinea) was a company formed in late 2007 when Xstrata Copper Ltd. awarded a 7 rig contract at Frieda River to the QED Group. The award of this contract was based on the relationship developed between the QED Group and Xstrata on the Tampakan deposit located in Southern Mindanao (Philippines), where QED operated 12 drill rigs on the Tampakan feasibility study.

With over 45 years of experience in the drilling business in PNG, the executive and the management team of QED PNG Ltd. has committed to its long term future by investing in additional rigs and equipment. With a diversified rig fleet available in the country, QED PNG is well placed to provide drilling services that will meet every customer expectation.

Quest Exploration Drilling (SI) Ltd

Having undertaken a number of contracts for multiple clients since 2010, QED firmly believes that the Solomon Islands has untapped mineral potential. With an established base and support facility in Honiara, QED caters for clients seeking a professional organization who understand the complexities that arise in this very exciting rediscovered mineral province.