About Nkwe Drilling

Nkwe Drilling (Pty) Ltd is a second generation drilling company based in Pretoria , South Africa.  The company has a combined experience of 25 years in the drilling industry. We serve the agricultural, industrial and domestic (household) sectors of the economy and we also specialise in dolomitic site investigation drilling; our experience in the aforementioned field is unmatched.

We are a dedicated team of professionals who ensure that a quality product gets delivered to our clients. With our fleet of well-maintained drilling rigs we are able to offer a quick and efficient service. Nkwe Drilling (Pty) Ltd adhere to strict health and safety policies at all times and thus, up to date, has had no serious accidents on any of our drilling sites.

Our Vision – To be a world class drilling company.
Our Mission – Excellence through execution.
Our Values – Candour; Professionalism; People relations; Enthusiasm; Dynamic

Plant and Maintenance

Nkwe Drilling (Pty) Ltd owns and operates a fleet of well-maintained drilling rigs. Highly skilled drilling supervisors and teams are employed on each project to ensure that the highest quality and service excellence is achieved. Maintenance programs are in place to ensure minimum standing time on all sites.

Nkwe Drilling (Pty) Ltd has a world class workshop facility where all the necessary maintenance takes place. Only world class industry accredited and qualified professionals conduct maintenance on our fleet of air compressors.

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Safety & Health

Nkwe Drilling proactively fosters a safe working environment o enhance the wellbeing of its employees and the communities within its areas of operation. This stringent commitment to improving safety standards is demonstrated by our Lost Time Injury Free Rate (LTIFR).


Nkwe Drilling emphasises environmental awareness in everything it does. It is keenly aware of the impact its operations and projects may have on the environment and, as a result, implement programmes and policies to minimise adverse effects focusing on drilling methods and materials that allow for a greener project process.

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