S+P indices announced ASL re-entry to S+P/ASX 200 list.

Sold the Diamond Communication business.

Acquired 100% of Barminco, a leading underground hard-rock mining contractor, transforming the Ausdrill Group into Australia’s second-largest mining services company.


$100 million Capital Raising to fund growth in Africa.

Issued 46.8 million shares at $2.14 per share


Exited the DT HiLoad truck tray manufacturing business

Sold the Drilling Tools Australia business to Robit plc for $66 million


Acquired the remaining 50% of Energy Drilling Australia

Acquired 100% of the Best Tractor Parts business for consideration of approximately A$165 million


Acquired 100% of the drilling business trading as Connector Drilling for consideration of approximately A$30 million

Achieved ASX market capitalisation of $1 billion dollars


Capital raising to fund growth – issued 51.8 million shares at $2.00 per share; disposed of Westrans Services WA, Independent Components and Strange Drilling

Entered into the commercial minerals assaying business forming MinAnalytical Laboratory Services Australia

S&P Indices, the leading provider of equity indices in Australia, announced addition to S&P/ASX 200 list


Acquired remaining 50% of Westrans Services WA

Purchased Synegex Holdings Pty Ltd, manufacturer of bulk explosives

Entered into an alliance with Tom Browne Drilling to form Energy Drilling Australia, a 50/50 JV company

Acquisition of 100% Brandrill by way of scheme of arrangement – issued 33.1 million shares at $2.13 per share


Acquired remaining 50% of Remet Engineers


Formed Ausdrill Mining Services providing earthmoving services in Australia

Formed Drill Rigs Australia Pty Ltd, manufacturer and maintenance service provider for drill rigs, drilling support equipment and ancillary equipment

Entered into an alliance with Barminco Ltd to form African Underground Mining Services, a 50/50 JV company

Purchased The Miner’s Rest motel providing affordable accommodation options


Purchased 50% of Westrans Services WA a light engineering/maintenance company specialising in transport equipment