Coal Exploration

More often than not, mineral exploration sites are either soft peat bogs or rough moorland. Whatever the conditions our range of "Hycat" rigs are perfectly capable of coping with arduous terrain. Read more about Coal Exploration.

Geothermal Boreholes

Geothermal energy is harnessing the stable temperature of the ground and utilising it to maintain a desired temperature in your home or premises. It is seen as a cost-effective, clean energy source, capable of heating and cooling your home or commercial premises with minimal grid energy input. The Ground Source Energy market has grown rapidly in recent years thanks to government grants and the reduced cost and increased efficiency of the technology required. Read more about Geothermal Boreholes.

Geotechnical Ground Investigation

Hydracrat offer specialist services to the Geotechnical sector. Our fleet of rotary rigs includes medium duty tracked rigs with towable compressors, lorry mounted rigs for 'drive-on' projects and multiple low ground pressure rigs and support vehicles. Read more about Geotechnical Ground Investigation.

Large Diameter Drilling

For many years, Hydracrat have been involved with the completion of large diameter boreholes and deep drilling for the water and energy markets with our specialist fleet of drilling rigs. We have the capability of drilling up to 24 inch diameter boreholes and depth capabilities in excess of 1500 metres depending on the requirements of the project. Read more about Large Diameter Drilling.

Water Wells

Hydracrat offer a nationwide service for meeting domestic and commercial clients water well requirements with our in-house expertise and equipment. The tried and tested procedures adopted by Hydracrat when locating a ground water supply have proven to be successful and cost effective over many years with many of our clients referring our professional services to others that would benefit from an installation. Read more about Water Wells.