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Geotechnical Drilling Rigs

Dando offer a range of compact, versatile geotechnical rigs capable of performing percussive and rotary drilling in areas of difficult access.

They can be used for a wide range of site investigation methods including window sampling, dynamic probing, SPT, hollow stem auguring, coring and more.

Used in some of the world’s prominent construction and civil engineering projects, Dando’s geotechnical drilling rigs can be seen working in a variety of environments from building basements to railway embankments and areas of restricted space to overwater drilling from a jack up platform.

Drilling Rigs (12)

Dando Terrier Rotary Rig

Perfect for rotary drilling in confined spaces of difficult access, this small, incredibly versatile drilling rig can be used for continuous flight & hollow stem augering, coring as well as drilling with tricones, drag bits and DTH hammers.


Multitec 4000 MK3 Multipurpose Rig

Boasting a small footprint, the compact yet powerful Multitec 4000 provides incredible versatility and can be used for geotechnical, mineral, water well and GSHP drilling applications.

Multipurpose Drilling Rig

Multitec 9000 Multipurpose Rig

The Dando Multitec 9000 is a truly multipurpose drilling rig incorporating a pullback capacity of 10,000kg within a lightweight and compact structure. Perfect for water well, mineral exploration, geotechnical and GSHP drilling.

Geotec 9000 Geotechnical Drilling Rig

Specially designed for geotechnical investigation, this compact 10,000 kgf capacity rig comes with various mounting options and is capable of a wide range of sampling and testing techniques in remote areas of difficult access.

SDC375 Sonic Drilling Rig

Using the sonic drilling technique, the SDC375 is a compact, robust drilling rig capable of rapidly collecting samples of up to 8 inches in diameter.

Dando Ibex Slope Drilling Rig

Mounted on tracks, the innovative Dando Ibex slope climbing rig allows dynamic sampling, SPT and rotary drilling to be conducted safely and securely on steep inclines of up to 55 degrees.

Dando 1500 Shell and Auger Rig

With a height-adjustable telescopic mast, the collapsible Dando 1500 shell and auger rig can be positioned easily in confined working spaces allowing the operator to adapt the rig to the job in hand.

Dando 1500 Track Mounted Shell and Auger Rig

Mounted on a purpose built crawler chassis, the Dando 1500 LHR is a fully featured shell and auger drilling rig designed for working in areas of low head room and tracking through narrow passages.

Dando 2500 Shell and Auger Rig

With a single line pull capacity of 2500kg, the powerful and robust Dando 2500 shell and auger rig provides for both sampling and common geotechnical tests such as SPT.


Dando 4000 Shell and Auger Rig

The Dando 4000 is the most powerful rig in the Dando cable percussion range and now features the economical and operationally safe Hatz soundproof engine.

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