Torque Africa Exploration

Specialist Drilling Contractor Offering Expert Service

Torque Africa Group

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Torque Africa Exploration

Torque Africa Exploration is a Specialist Drilling Contractor offering Expert Service. We are a South African based Drilling Company with extensive knowledge and experience in ALL TYPES of Drilling.
With our Head Office and workshop located in Rayton, Gauteng and branches in the Western Cape and Northern Cape, we are able to serve the local Southern Africa market. Torque Africa Exploration has worked as far afield as Pakistan, Mauritania, Ethiopia and recently in Tajikistan (Central Asia) and has extensive knowledge and experience in all types of formation and conditions.
Our fleet consists of 95 licensed vehicles including 17 Percussion/RC/Rotary Drilling Rigs, various LDV's, Compressors and Boosters.
Our business currently consists of 104 staff members who have undergone the required Health and Safety training as well as Environmental training as part of our policy to minimize our impact to any area where we work, and to provide the best service.
  • Borehole / Water Wells
  • Exploration Drilling
  • Percussion Drilling
  • Reverse Circulation
  • Mud Rotary
  • DTH
  • Angled Holes
  • Bulk Sampling
  • Recovery Holes
  • Monitoring Holes
  • Piling / Construction
  • NQ Vacuum
  • Open Pit Grade Control
  • Blasting Holes
  • Odex (Symmetric)
  • Air Core
Torque Africa Exploration drilled more than 1500 BOREHOLES in 2017 country wide.
Various Exploration Drilling Projects in Northam and Pilgrims Rest

Our clients gain our experience, expertise, honesty and quality

service. Even though no project is too big and no location is too

remote, our clients can rely on personal service.

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Breaking own Record - 1402m Beaufort West

Miraculous Drilling,Surpassing our African Record in Beaufort West. On the 9th of August 2018, Torque Africa Exploration surpassed its previous record of 1148m, for percussion drilling in Springs, by drilling a 1402m hole in Beaufort West. Drilling started on the 14th June with 216mm bit to a depth of 162m. Bits were changed to 165mm and drilling continued in shifts to 582m. We once again stepped down to 140mm and the original hole was completed at 706m. After discussion with the client, the decision was made to drill to 1400m. Drilling restarted on the 30th of July at 706m. Once again shift work was implemented. On the 7th of August we surpassed our previous record, and on the 9th of August we completed the hole at 1402m - a New African Record. After the hole was surveyed, a deviation of 1 degree was found on the total depth.


Exploration Drilling

Various Exploration Drilling projects are underway. Our Drillings teams are running smoothly in Northam and Pilgrims Rest.

Success in Beaufort West - Big Project 706m

We managed to complete the first drilling target for this project at 706m with great success on 26 June 2018.



African Record Drilling Depth

Torque Africa Exploration recently drilled their way into the Record Books with a hole drilled in the Springs area - South Africa, reaching 1148m.

Video - Drilling in Western Cape Area

With drought conditions in South Africa, Torque Africa Exploration has recognized the need for water in the country and offers an affordable service on Borehole Drilling that will suit everyone's pocket. Operating with 9 Drill Rigs in the Western Cape, in some areas we struck massive water.

Video - 1500 Boreholes in 2017

Torque Africa Exploration drilled 1500 Water Wells / Boreholes during the period of 2017


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Torque Africa Exploration | 2018 | We are the Drilling Masters
  • Copper
  • Exploration Drilling
    Exploration Drilling
  • Water
  • Gold
  • Cement
  • Diamonds
  • Coal
  • Copper
  • Chromite
  • Chrome
  • Rare Earth Minerals
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  • Uranium
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