Precision Exploration Drilling is a family run RC exploration drilling contractor based in Geraldton with a Kalgoorlie depot. PXD has the capability to fulfil contracts all over Australia including very remote locations.

Our Mission

To the strictest ethical business practices, we provide industry leading drilling services through the implementation of technically advanced equipment and skilled operators.  We consistently exceed the expectations of our diverse client base and ensure safe, equitable and empowering employment for our personnel’

The mission is achieved by adhering to Precision Exploration Drilling’s core values:  

Our Core Values

  • Implement and continuously improve a positive behaviour-based safety culture that will encourage PXD personnel to view safety as a way of life, not only a condition of the company.
  • Develop relationships with our clients based on mutual respect, honesty and integrity.  Maintain our relationships through exemplary service, open and honest communication, and a positive solution focused work ethic. Embrace client feedback as we continually develop and adapt our policies and procedures to satisfy changing industry standards.
  • Continually identify and implement the most technologically advanced drilling techniques to increase the efficiency and the accuracy of field data collection.
  • Respect for the environment, taking all steps practical to minimise our footprint and mitigate any deleterious impacts as a result of our work. Be respectful and sensitive to the local community’s culture and customs in which we do business.

Our Team

Chris Vollmer

Managing Director
Chris has over 20 years experience in the mineral drilling business both drilling and managing large scale operations. Chris has a very hands-on approach with the machines and his staff, ensuring that PXD’s commitment to safety and quality control is never compromised. Chris has a dedicated focus on client relations and can draw on his experience to offer assistance with logistical problems on any project. Chris believes PXD can work hand in hand with our clients to contribute to the success of their projects.

Rachael Vollmer

Administration Manager and Geologist
Rachael has 15 years in the exploration and mining industry as a geologist. Rachael has worked in a range of roles from exploration to underground production. Rachael has a sophisticated knowledge of the sampling aspect of drilling and through inhouse training educates our drilling crews in the importance of collecting uncontaminated, high quality samples. Rachael oversees all of the administration aspects of PXD and her intricate understanding of the needs of the client builds PXD’s commitment promise.