Established in 1867 Dando Drilling International Limited is a UK manufacturer of drilling rigs and equipment for the water well, mineral exploration, geotechnical and geothermal sectors.
With a broad and diverse customer base which includes UN departments, NGOs, charities, government departments, military organisations, private contractors and mine sites, Dando supplies machines worldwide and currently have rigs in operation on every continent.
Based on the south coast of England, the former Queen’s Award winner employs over sixty skilled staff all of whom take a tremendous pride in the company and who are passionate about the products and the customers/end users.
Dando exemplifies the values of its board with a clear statement of corporate responsibility which lays out the values that guide and shape the company actions. There is recognition of the responsibilities owed by Dando to its stakeholders – its customers, investors, staff, suppliers, the local community and the wider world.
In 2019 Dando Drilling International was acquired by a consortium of UK based investors. Dando’s Managing Director, Mark Jones said “This acquisition allows Dando to build with confidence its long-term growth strategy focusing on the customer. Developing our products, revitalising our services and strengthening our global partner network will be short term priorities.”