Support Equipment
Support Equipment
VM Drilling provide a modern range of support equipment with all rigs.

VM Drilling operate using all wheel drive Tatra support trucks which are all less than two years old and capable of carrying heavy loads in steep terrain and limited access areas. These Czech Republic built units are designed around some of the most rugged terrain in the world and have a history dating back to 1923. They are equipped with self contained pneumatic pumping facilities for bulk fuel and water and have ample tool storage and high pressure wash pumps fitted.

Our Auxiliary / Booster units have the option of being track or truck mounted all terrain units with bulk fuel / water carrying capabilities. They assist the rig in delivering 2200cfm @ 1000psi

All our light vehicles are Toyota 70 series and 79 series Land Cruisers which are mine site compliant with features such as; 
  • 4WD Tyres
  • Satellite Phones
  • UHF two way radios
  • Flashing beacon
  • Safety whip flags

Our fitter's vehicles are equipped with a one ton hiab fitted to assist in field service work.  

For work in remote locations VM Drilling supply state of the art all terrain caravans.  These caravans, towed to site behind our support trucks, are fitted with bedding for up to six people, full kitchen, shower and laundry facilities. Our caravans also come equipped with satellite communications.  The communications include a separate phone and fax line, internet connection and printer/scanner/fax machine. This gives VM Drilling employees in remote locations the ability to liaise with head office, fax or email any important drilling documents such as plods and receive any important updates via email, fax or phone.