Wallis Drilling | 50 years of experience and innovation

Wallis Drilling began operations in 1965 and is now one of Australia’s largest privately-owned mineral drilling companies. We currently have 250+ staff who operate a fleet of  over 55 drilling rigs in  Australia and selected International markets.

We are based in Midvale, Western Australia with subsidiary companies in Namibia, South Africa, Tanzania and Kenya.

Our recent drilling experience extends to Africa, Europe, Asia, North and South America and throughout Australasia.

The inventors of Aircore

Our founders, Marty and Jamie Wallis, were pioneers in the Australian drilling industry. In 1974, to solve a problem drilling mineral sands, they invented the Wallis Aircore drilling system; a revolutionary technology which is now used the world over. Their passion for invention, improvement and innovation is still very much a part of the company’s philosophy today.

Our drilling services include Aircore, Reverse Circulation, Mud Rotary, Diamond Core and Multitech.

Much more than drilling

Wallis Drilling has extensive domestic and international experience and a deep understanding of the many markets we work in.

We pride ourselves on offering an exceptional level of service including skilled and trained staff, high-quality and well-maintained equipment and diverse sampling techniques to achieve the best results for our clients.

At our Midvale base we have a fully-equipped maintenance facility along with mechanical, engineering and fabrication workshops and an extensive spare parts store.

We have the capability and know-how to manufacture our own drills and regularly undertake major drill re-builds, modifications and retrofits.

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Key Clients

We pride ourselves on the longterm partnerships we have established with many of the major mining groups in Australia and globally.

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