Deepcore are Australian industry leaders in underground mobile, acoustic drilling and deep directional drilling. Equipped with the latest underground mobile rig, the Boart Longyear MDR700.

Engaged on some of Australian’s major geotechnical projects, delivering deep directional drilling advice and services – 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 the range of capabilities, experience and equipment to meet the needs of our mining, exploration and geotechnical client base. From short-hole production drilling, through to more complex drilling programs that include holes in excess of 2,000m with multiple intersections.

Deepcore Drilling has a proven track record of delivering safe, professional, high quality services when engaged for both large scale multiple rig projects as well as smaller campaigns.


Deepcore Drilling’s capacity is impressive, with 30 drill rigs underground and on-surface drill sites in Eastern Australia and Papua New Guinea.

Our mission is to ‘provide quality drilling solutions in collaboration with our customers.’

Many of our clients are long term; working together for up to ten years. We consistently deliver enormous benefits to our clients. We offer a direct and effective relationship at all levels of our business – from drill team to management. We are able to do this because we have extensive capacity and experience, yet are small enough to be flexible and responsive.

We deliver significant productivity improvements to our clients, due to our rigorous safety assessments, quality practices and strong focus on customer satisfaction.


  • 2005 Company Foundered – Awarded contract at Stawell Gold Mine
  • 2006 Commenced work with Bendigo Mining and Fosterville Gold Mine
  • 2007 Commenced work with Ballarat Gold Mine
  • 2010 International Expansion into PNG
  • 2013 Commenced work with OTML – Ok Tedi Mine
  • 2015 Commenced work with Newcrest Mining Limited – Cadia Valley Operations
  • 2017 Commenced drilling operations on the iconic Snowy Hydro 2.0 Geotechnical investigation program



Glencore, Perilya, IGO, Evolution Mining, Bandanna Energy, Navarre Minerals, Mt Wills Gold Mines, CMT, Golder Associates.

Expertise & Professionalism

Our management team has over 125 years experience collectively in the drilling and mining industry