Capital Drilling

At Capital, we provide full service drilling solutions to customers within the global minerals industry, focussing on the African markets.

Our drilling services include: blast hole, delineation, directional, exploration, grade control and underground drilling.

Our range of ancillary services includes: directional software; shot loading and firing; surveying and geophysical logging; mineral analytic services; and on-site safety monitoring systems.

Our reputation is built on an unwavering commitment to safety, delivering professional drilling solutions – even in the most remote and challenging environments – and going the extra mile to deliver on our customer’s individual requirements.


Young Rig Fleet

Our company operates one of the youngest fleets in the industry and is renown for the quality and reliability of its machinery.

Our fleet undergoes regular upgrades to maintain reliability and mechanical availability. Equipment is also fitted with the latest technologies for enhanced efficiency, safety and data collection.


Our fleet of 92* rigs includes:

  • 38 Diamond Core Rigs
  • 4 Air Core Rigs
  • 16 Reverse Circulation / Grade Control Rigs
  • 26 Blast Hole Rigs
  • 8 Underground Rigs

*Current at October 2019


Maintenance Services

An available and reliable drill fleet is essential to keeping mining operations running to schedule. 

Our maintenance teams provide a fleet you can rely on by focusing on preventative maintenance and optimising the asset’s performance.

We provide our clients with a consistently high rig availability averaging 85% or above.

Global Operations

We have extensive experience in diverse operational environments – particularly emerging markets within Africa, Eastern Europe, Asia and Latin America.

Our company focuses on the  African  markets, where we have recently undergone a strategic expansion into West Africa, in addition to our traditional operating markets in the eastern, central and southern African regions.

We have established new infrastructure in Cote d’Ivoire, Burkina Faso and Mali, in addition to existing facilities in Mauritania and are currently establishing operations in Nigeria.

We take the time to understand local regulations and customs in all countries we operate in. This ensures our activities are compliant and our operations considerate of local traditions.  We experience improved efficiencies, faster project start up and smoother ongoing operations as a result.

Major Clients

Integral to our values is understanding our client’s business’ and delivering solutions tailored to their needs. By focusing on excellence in execution and thorough communication and reporting processes, we have enjoyed long term relationships with some of the world’s largest mining companies.

Our current and previous client base includes Major, Mid-tier and Junior companies.