• Founded in 1996 and head quartered in Johannesburg Geoserve is a large, well established exploration and production drilling company employing over 190 people
  • Geoserve’s focus has historically been on exploration core drilling in South Africa and Africa and Geoserve is one of the few deep-drilling (+ 2km) specialists on the continent
  • Due to market conditions Geoserve has concentrated on reverse circulation grade-control drilling contracting specifically at Kumba iron ore mine Geoserve has an Integrated Management System encompassing ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001
  • Geoserve has a fleet of 57 rigs and has experience in gas, coal and platinum, iron ore, manganese and diamond exploration


  • Diamond drilling: diamond core drilling for exploration Resource definition and strata control
  • Reverse circulation: used for in-fill exploration and Resource drilling and for grade control purposes
  • Percussion drilling: piloting of holes in an opencast mine for exploration purposes.
  • Gas drilling: Scientific drill testing to test for gas
  • Geotechnical drilling: for civil and mining applications