Alton Drilling
Alton Drilling


Alton Drilling is your one-stop complete drilling provider.

Our drilling services team are extremely passionate about their roles and specialise in delivering safe and productive solutions. Our team provide a wealth of knowledge in all aspects of the drilling industry. We understand what is required to achieve client goals and target drilling depths in every corner of New Zealand and the globe. With this vast knowledge base and a can-do attitude, we deliver on every challenge and project making Alton Drilling an industry leader.

With 40+ rigs in our drilling services fleet, we have our client's needs and requirements covered. This includes the different styles and drilling depths that other companies may find daunting (drilling to depths of 1500+ metres from vertical to -20 degrees on a timber structure, 360 degree holes, underground bridging stopes and old workings).

Surface Drilling Capabilities

Heli portable, track mounted, skid mounted, man portable, tractor mounted, trailer mounted rigs. We are also able to offer purpose-built Heli camps, rubber tracked off road cranes and Hiab's, poly hose rollers... and more.

Rigs available but not limited to:

  • ADL XHD1150
  • ADL HD900
  • ADL MD600
  • ADL LT140 series
  • LF70
  • LF90 & LF90D
  • CS1000 & CT1500
  • Man portable LT100
  • Edson
  • UDR 600
  • SC11
  • Trailor QM200

Alton Drilling - Surface Drilling

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Underground Drilling Capabilities

From electric modular skid, diesel powered, bobcat mounted, Normett all wheel steer to the supply and fit out of underground light vehicles, fire suppression, vehicle hire and lease.

Rigs available but not limited to:

  • LM110s DCI
  • LM90
  • LM75
  • MDR150
  • MDR700
  • LM30
  • LM45
  • LM75 Diesel

Exceeding Industry Standards

Having state of the art drilling rigs on hand allows us to meet and exceed industry standards for our clients with both existing and new greenfield exploration projects. Continual upgrades and ongoing maintenance gives us the opportunity to lead from the front with rod handlers, guarding, interlocks, auto drill features, breakout units, machine layout and improved ergonomics (health and safety is the first and foremost driver within Alton Drilling's teams and designs).

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