About Alton Drilling
Cory has been Managing Director of Alton Drilling since 2006. He oversees all aspects of the business, and is our key contact for Rig Sales and Drilling enquiries.
Head Office Manager
Emma is our Administrative Manager who keeps all aspects of the the operation running smoothly. Talk to Emma for Administration and Accounts enquiries’ .
Senior Safety Advisor
Debbie has been in the mining industry for ten years with five years Health and Safety experience in underground mining and exploration drilling. She is qualified with extensive knowledge in risk management, compliance, auditing, injury management and policy and procedure writing. Safety is the umbrella of the company.
Surface Project Leader
Aaron has 28 years industry Surface and Underground experience in various parts of the world. From mineral exploration, diamond, RC, RAB, tubex, simcase, DDHH, geothermal, CSG, coal exploration, geotech, seismic, quarry work, to heliwork. Aaron plays a big part in the day to day surface operations.
Underground Project Leader
Fabian has been in the industry for 16 years predominantly working on exploration surface projects both here in New Zealand and abroad. He has worked on a multitude of projects using various methods including Geo Technic, Siesmic, coal exploration and deep hole exploration. Fabians primary role is ensuring all aspects of the Underground Drilling operations in Waihi are carried out to our clients and Alton Drilling standards.
Alton Drilling Trainer Supervisor, backed with 32 years in the Drilling Industry, with extensive knowledge in Geotechnical, Exploration, Geothermal Well Control, and Site Investigation Drilling Methods as well having a strong knowledge of safety practices, risk analysis Systems and policies. Certified in Drilling Operations, Qualified NZQA Workplace assessor & Registered MITO NZ Workplace Assessor in Non-hydrocarbon drilling.
Chris is our roaming Maintenance Engineer and can be found on any one of our sites servicing our equipment or helping solve challenges for our customers.
Felicity has worked with Alton Drilling since April 2016 covering the Operations Administration
Purchasing and Inventory Co-ordinator
Minna has worked with Alton Drilling since April 2017 covering the purchasing and inventory
Macraes Surface/Underground Project Leader
Matt runs our South Island operations both Surface and Underground