about us

Deepcore Drilling has established itself to be known as the leader in underground mobile, acoustic drilling and deep directional drilling in Australia. Since 2005, we have expanded our diamond drilling contracts from regional Eastern Australia to remote Papua New Guinea and complex urban sites such as Melbourne's new Metro Rail tunnel project located in the heart of the city’s busy CBD. Deepcore has a corporate structure and scale of operations that empowers each of our employees and clients to lead direct relationships with key personnel at all levels of the business.


Business Philosophies

At Deepcore Drilling we believe there is an opportunity and need in the market for drilling contractors to raise the bar and deliver new and better ways of doing things to ensure improved customer outcomes. We acknowledge the importance of clearly stating and maintaining core business philosophies – philosophies that form the foundation of our entire operations and set expectations with our customers for what they should gain from Deepcore Drilling.

Why Choose Deepcore Drilling?

Deepcore Drilling is an Australian leader in underground mobile, acoustic and deep directional drilling for Australian and Asia-Pacific mining operations. Equipped with the latest fleet of Boart Longyear MDR700 underground drill rigs, we have the capability and experience to meet the needs of our clients.

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The Deepcore Timeline



Company Founded – Awarded contract at Stawell Gold Mine


Commenced work with Bendigo Mining and Fosterville Gold Mine


Commenced work with Ballarat Gold Mine


International Expansion into PNG


Commenced work with OTML - Ok Tedi Mine


Commenced work with Newcrest Mining Limited - Cadia Valley Operations


Commenced drilling operations on the iconic Snowy Hydro 2.0 Geotechnical investigation program.

Nominated for Australian Mining Monthly Awards (Innovation Category) for the Deepcore Sound Enclosure


Expanded our underground drilling operations in Queensland, commencing with Glencore at Ernest Henry and Mount Isa Mine.

Commenced work with Grange Resources at Savage River Mine, Tasmania