The Value of Experience

DDH1 employs the industry’s most experienced operators to provide technically innovative drilling services and critical geological information. From top tier miners to the smallest explorer, we strive to provide our clients with an unsurpassed level of service.

Our Mission: To provide a matrix of drilling technologies to obtain spatially accurate representative geological information for the discovery, assessment, and extension of economic mineral occurrences.

We are Australia’s premier and most successful deep hole drilling business

Operational Sites

Drilling Services

We specialise in deep hole Diamond Core drilling, and along with our partners (Ranger Drilling and Strike Drilling), we offer the full suite of services to provide our clients with critical geological information.

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Diamond Coring:


We are Australia’s most specialised provider of Diamond Core drilling with the capability to extract mineral core samples to depths of 3000 metres.

Reverse Circulation:


Our fleet consists of multi-purpose modern equipment which is able to execute deep RC work on trunk mounted rigs.

Specialised Engineering:


Our unique expertise in highly complex deep-hole drilling allows us to perform specialised work that no other company is able to do.

Our Equipment

DDH1 Drilling operates the most standardised fleet of surface and underground drilling rigs in Australia to provide technically innovative solutions in order to supply our clients with critical geological information.

Surface Rigs

We offer Australia’s largest fleet of standardised and multipurpose drilling rigs.

Engineering Rigs

We offer specialist rigs to complete the most complex engineering projects for our clients.

Underground Rigs

We offer purpose built underground mobile and skid rigs to suit every underground situation.

Our Partner Companies

A premier iron ore focused reverse circulation drilling company with industry leading technology.

Australia’s leading dual aircore/reverse-circulation capable exploration drilling company.