Innovative drilling

Established in 2006, DDH1 Drilling provides technically innovative drilling services to the Australian Mineral Exploration and Mining Industry.

Innovative drilling operations throughout Australia

DDH1 Drillings reputation has been built on the performance of quality deep directional drilling. With a strong emphasis on safety management and efficient, cost effective operating systems, we utilise the safest and most productive drilling practices. Exceptional core presentation is achieved using industry best practice and the most advanced technology available.

Owners Murray Pollock [Managing Director] and Matt Thurston [Operations Director] have a combined 70 years of practical drilling experience between them and are both well known in the Australian Mineral Exploration and Mining Industry for their drilling expertise, dedication to enhancing the industry and commitment to risk management and safety.


Multi-Purpose machines capable of:

  • Deep hole - core to 3000 metres
  • Multiple intersection drill holes
  • Predictable directional drilling
  • Reverse circulation Pre-collars
  • Mud rotary Pre-collars
  • Coring from surface
  • On rig oilfield survey software