Anglo American

Grasstree Mine

Grasstree Mine is VLI Drillings longest continuous drilling contract, starting in 2003, we have worked onsite for over 18 years now. In that time we have successfully drilled almost 1.3million metres onsite predominately for gas drainage purposes.

Aquila Mine

Adjacent to Grasstree is Anglo Americans Aquila operations, where VLI are also contracted to supply UIS directional drilling services for gas drainage and exploration.


Ulan Underground and Ulan West Operations

VLI is contracted to supply drilling services to both Ulan Mine sites. The scopes range from dewatering and water relocation projects, to dyke delineation and exploratory works.

North Wambo Mine

VLI is contracted to Peabody's Wambo operation and supplies drilling services and labour provisions.

Metropolitan Mine

Since 2015 VLI has worked with Metropolitan mine to complement their onsite gas drainage team.

Note: In 2015 VLI Drilling set a new world record for inseam drilling at Metropolitan mine with a borehole distance of 2150m.

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Tahmoor Mine

Tahmoor Mine contracts VLI Drilling to supply gas drainage drilling services for the Tahmoor South and North areas of the Mine.

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Ashton Mine

VLI are contracted to Yancoal's Ashton Coal in the Hunter Valley, where we provide directional drilling services, pneumatic interseam coring programs, and general mine labour and services.

Moolarben Mine

VLI provide drilling services to Yancoal's Moolarben Mine. In recent times, we have successfully assisted our client in identifying some geological structures, and are currently undertaking a major dewatering program onsite, drilling holes out to 1800m

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Russellvale Mine

VLI will be commencing UIS drilling services at Russellvale Colliery in Q3 2021.

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