Macquarie Driling

Quality. Safety. Productivity.

Macquarie Drilling is an Australian drilling-services contractor with operations in coal, mineral exploration, mine drilling, Site Investigation (SI) and underground diamond drilling.

The business has operated continuously for nearly twenty five years, serving clients in the mining, quarry, civil construction, consulting, petroleum and construction sectors.

services

Coal drilling

Macquarie Drilling offers the following services to the coal sector:

  • Wireline diamond coring (to 2000m)
  • Open/Chip/PCD/Hammer holes using air/water/mud
  • LOX-line drilling
  • Above-ground sumps and surface tanks
  • Conventional coring (Large Diameter (LD)) in 4C, 6C and 8C
  • Navi-drill and steered holes
  • Drilling with gas diverter/Blow Out Preventer
  • Down hole installations and instrumentation (monitoring wells/piezometers, VWP, inclinometers, pressure meter testing
  • Packer testing (single, straddle in HQ and PQ size)
  • Borehole grouting and decommissioning
  • Breakthrough holes, clean-outs, service holes, GOAF and dewatering holes
Coal drilling

SITE INVESTIGATION DRILLING

The Site Investigation (SI) division provides a full range of environmental, geotechnical and remediation drilling services using a full range of drilling methods.

Work environments vary from CBD centres, infrastructure corridors, fuel facilities, development sites and industrial facilities.

Services include:

  • Non-Destructive Digging (NDD) for service clearance
  • Auger (solid and hollow), coring (NMLC, NQ,HQ, PQ)
  • Dowhole hammer and PCD holes
  • Downhole installations (monitoring wells/piezometers and borehole instrumentation)
  • Installation of remediation systems (Soil Vapour Extraction (SVE); sparge wells; dewatering wells)
SITE INVESTIGATION DRILLING

MINERAL EXPLORATION & MINING DRILLING

Macquarie Drilling performs a full range of exploration services in remote areas and on mine sites, including:

  • Diamond coring (to 2000m), multis-ectional diamond core holes
  • Reverse Circulation (RC)
  • Air core, RAB
  • Overburden drilling (SIMCAS / ODEX)
  • Downhole surveys
  • Borehole grouting
  • Above-ground sumps and surface tanks
  • Establishment and operation of remote camps
MINERAL EXPLORATION & MINING DRILLING

UNDERGROUND DIAMOND DRILLING

Macquarie Drilling has extensive experience in the performance of underground diamond drilling operations. Services include

  • Wireline deep diamond core holes (BQ, NQ, HQ, PQ)
  • Conventional coring (LTK48, LTK60)
  • Directional drilling, wedges and navi-drilling
  • Grade control drilling
  • Service holes
UNDERGROUND DIAMOND DRILLING

MINE SERVICE HOLES

Macquarie Drilling is skilled in the drilling of mine service holes, sand pass holes, steered and directional holes, borefield development, dewatering holes, tight access capability.

Macquarie Drilling has experience in drilling a diverse range of mine service holes using conventional and steered/direction drilling techniques. Hole diameters exceed 14”.

MINE SERVICE HOLES

contact us

1300 672 557

sales@macdrill.com.au