Capabilities

Our Capabilities

Dual Rotary
Drilling

Dual Tube
Flooded Reverse Drilling

Conventional Waterwell Drilling

Geotechnical & Environmental Monitoring

Pentium Hydro

Our Drilling Rigs

Foremost DR12
Drilling Rig – 1 in Fleet

Drilling Rig DR12
DUAL ROTARY AND CONVENTIONAL WATERWELL

Rig Features

  • Ideal water exploration rig – small footprint, nimble, efficient and very capable

  • Dual Rotary/Air Rotary/Mud Rotary capability
  • Mounted on a Kenworth T659 6×4 prime mover
  • Cummins X15 diesel engine
  • Top drive pull back capacity 18,140 kg

  • Lower drive torque 500,000 lbs-in (56,500 Nm)
  • Lower drive pull back capacity 19,200kg
  • Capable of drilling in excess of 150m with Dual Rotary at diameters up to 12” ( < 300mm)

  • On board 1050/350 IR compressor
  • Metzke 550 automatic hydraulic breakout for completely hands-free operation
  • Purpose built tilting head coupled with automatic hydraulic pipe and casing handling system eliminates manual handling
  • Fire suppression systems on both rig and compressor
  • Safety guarding, handrails and walkways compliant to AS4024 and AS1627
  • Discharge control hydro cyclone trailers
  • All support trucks and vehicles to the highest mine site compliance, including ROPS, FOPS and ERER29 or equivalent safety classifications

Foremost DR24
Drilling Rig – 1 in Fleet

DUAL ROTARY AND CONVENTIONAL WATERWELL

Rig Features

  • Dual Rotary/Air Rotary/Mud Rotary capability
  • Mounted on a Kenworth T659 6×4 prime mover
  • Cummins X15 diesel engine
  • Top drive pull back capacity 27,200 kg
  • Lower drive torque 1,000,000 lbs-in (112,000 Nm)
  • Lower drive pull back capacity 34,200kg
  • Capable of drilling in excess of 150m with Dual Rotary at diameters up to 24” ( < 300mm)

  • On board 1050/350 IR compressor
  • Metzke 850 automatic hydraulic breakout for completely hands-free operation
  • Purpose built tilting head coupled with automatic hydraulic pipe and casing handling system eliminates manual handling
  • Fire suppression systems on both rig and compressor
  • Safety guarding, handrails and walkways compliant to AS4024 and AS1627
  • Discharge control hydro cyclone trailers
  • All support trucks and vehicles to the highest mine site compliance, including ROPS, FOPS and ERER29 or equivalent safety classifications

Foremost DR24HD
Drilling Rigs – 5 in Fleet

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DUAL ROTARY AND CONVENTIONAL WATERWELL

Rig Features

  • Air rotary, Dual rotary and Mud rotary capability
  • Mounted on a Mercedes Benz Actros 4144 8×8
  • QSK19 750 bhp Engine
  • Top drive pull back capacity 38,000 kg
  • Lower drive torque 2,500,000 lbs-in (282,000 Nm)
  • Lower drive pull back capacity 58,000kg
  • Capable of drilling in excess of 400m with Dual
  • Rotary at diameters 6–24” (150-600mm)
  • On board 1150/500 Sullair compressor
  • Metzke 850 automatic hydraulic breakout for completely hands-free operation
  • Purpose built tilting head coupled with automatic hydraulic pipe and casing handling system eliminates manual handling
  • Fire suppression systems on both rig and compressor
  • Safety guarding, handrails and walkways compliant to AS4024 and AS1627
  • Discharge control hydro cyclone trailers
  • All support trucks and vehicles to the highest mine site compliance, including ROPS, FOPS and ERER29 or equivalent safety classifications

Schramm T685W-S
Drilling Rigs – 2 in Fleet

CONVENTIONAL WATERWELL

Rig Features

  • Mounted on a Mercedes Benz Actross 4144 & MAN 8×8 Prime Movers
  • QSK19 750 bhp Engine
  • Top drive pull back capacity
  • 34,000 kg Capable of drill depths up to 1000m
  • Drilling diameter capability of up to 24” (600mm)
  • Angled drilling capability 55-90 degrees
  • On board 1350/350 Sullair compressor
  • Purpose built tilting head coupled with automatic hydraulic pipe and casing handling system eliminates manual handling
  • Massenza automatic hydraulic breakout for completely hands-free operation
  • Fire suppression systems on both rig and compressor
  • Safety guarding, handrails and walkways compliant to AS4024 and AS1627
  • Discharge control hydro cyclone trailers
  • Optional use of KL rod handler for smaller drill pads
  • All support trucks and vehicles to the highest mine site compliance, including ROPS, FOPS and ERER29 or equivalent safety classifications

Schramm T130XD
Drilling Rigs – 3 in Fleet

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DUAL TUBE FLOODED REVERSE,
DUAL ROTARY AND CONVENTIONAL WATERWELL

Rig Features

  • Mounted on Custom Crane Carrier
  • MTU12V2000 760 bhp Engine
  • Top drive pull back capacity 59,090 kg (130,000 lbs)
  • Capable of drill depths up to 1500m
  • Drilling diameter capability of up to 24” (600mm)
  • Angled drilling capability 90-55 degrees
  • Range 3 pipe and casing capability (12m lengths of drill rods and pipe can be handled)
  • On board 1350/500 Sullair compressor
  • Schramm Loadsafe automatic hydraulic pipe and casing handling system eliminates manual handling
  • Massenza automatic hydraulic breakout for completely hands-free operation
  • Fire suppression systems on both rig and compressor
  • Safety guarding, handrails and walkways compliant to AS4024 and AS1627
  • Discharge control hydro cyclone trailers
  • All support trucks and vehicles to the highest mine site compliance, including ROPS, FOPS and ERER29 or equivalent safety classifications