Master Drilling - The Business

Master Drilling is recognised a world leader in the raisebore drilling services industry. Master Drilling provides specialised drilling services to blue-chip major and mid-tier companies in the mining, civil engineering and energy sector, across a number of commodities. Master Drilling was established in 1986 in South Africa and listed on the JSE in December 2012. The head group office is located in Fochville, Gauteng, South Africa.  Master Drilling comprises two main operational sub-groups – South African operations and international

operations. The South African operations are managed from Fochville through three subsidiary companies – Master Drilling South Africa (the raisebore business), Master Drilling Exploration (the slim drilling business) and Drilling Technical Services (responsible for the engineering support for our raisebore and slim drilling businesses in South Africa and abroad).

The international raisebore operations as managed abroad include entities in Latin America, Africa and Europe.  The Chilean, Peruvian, Brazilian, and Mexican entities maintain both operational and engineering facilities. The

international footprint also now includes operations in Guatemala, Ecuador, DRC and Ireland.

Group engineering support is also provided from South Africa and China, servicing several international locations.

Our Strategic Statement

We challenge the status quo to provide our clients with specialised, adaptive one-stop drilling solutions

Our strategic pillars (DNA)