UNDERGROUND DRILLING

Orezone Drilling has a highly experienced, proven and dedicated underground and raise bore drilling division.

With our extensive fleet of modern Underground equipment along with a highly experienced and qualified team of underground mining professionals, Orezone drilling has gained a reputation for successfully tackling the most complex and challenging assignments around the world.

Orezone drilling caters for just some of the following Underground activities:

  • Cover drilling
  • Grade control drilling
  • Infill drilling
  • Grouting
  • Controlled drilling


Orezone Drilling predominantly uses Sandvik underground drill rigs due to their performance and reliability, which is why they are often regarded as the first choice of underground drill rigs.

Our current portfolio of Sandvik drill rigs in operation include, DE 151, DE150, 140 & 130. Further detail for each rig is included in our Underground Drilling section.

We currently utilize the Atlas Copco 73 RHC raise bore units which are regarded to be the best , most reliable and maintenance friendly throughout the industry.

Additionally,Orezone Drilling recommends the use of Sandvik drill rigs due to Sandvik’s operational footprint globally, ensuring maintenance and spares can be sourced conveniently.

Over and above, Orezone Drillings stocks its own wide range of key parts and consumables. Ultimately this enables, best in class, end-to-end operational underground drilling service delivery, to all Orezone Drilling’s clients.

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