DDH1 Drilling

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76+ rigs for efficient & versatile drilling solutions
Drills up to 3,000m for deep, precise mineral exploration
Industry-leading safety, risk management, and technical training
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21 Baile Road Canning Vale WA 6155
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DDH1 Drilling offers technically innovative drilling services to the mineral exploration sector and specialises in deep-hole directional and mine infrastructure drilling.

Founded in 2006 by pioneers of the multiple intersectional directional drilling techniques used today, Murray Pollock and Matt Thurston, DDH1 is Australia’s premier deep hole drilling contractor.

DDH1 Drilling is headquartered in Perth and has an additional office in Brisbane. With yards in Mount Isa, Merredin, Kalgoorlie and Port Hedland, and an expanding team of approximately 935 employees, the DDH1 Drilling crew services and supports customers across Western Australia, Northern Territory, Queensland, New South Wales, South Australia, and Victoria.

With a versatile fleet of 13 underground rigs and 63 surface rigs with multipurpose capabilities, DDH1 Drilling boasts rigs with hands-free ability and the option for low-environmental impact track-mounted rigs for environmentally sensitive areas.

The team operate Australia’s most standardised high-capacity diamond core surface drilling rigs that can penetrate up to 3000m and perform very deep, straight, directional drilling to extract mineral core samples.

Across its fleet, DDH1 Drilling can provide several drilling methods including diamond coring and reverse circulation (RC), as well as geotechnical drilling and drilling for specialised engineering purposes.

With an abundance of experience in-house, the DDH1 Drilling team can service a broad range of client needs from top tier miners to the smallest explorer, in all aspects of mineral exploration work including surface and underground coring, reverse circulation, as well as geotechnical and engineering holes. The senior management team has a strong operating background and this, together with a focus on the training of drill crews, has seen DDH1 position itself as a market leader in the drilling industry.

As a premier mineral drilling contractor, the DDH1 Drilling team aims to provide excellence in client-focused products and services and to continue leading in environmental performance.

The DDH1 Drilling team has built a reputation for its commitment to risk management and safety, industry-best equipment standards and superior level of technical training offered to its employees.

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