The Group is an ASX200 diversified global mining services group headquartered in Australia.
From our meagre beginning as a one-drill operation in Kalgoorlie, the Group has become one of the largest diversified global mining services companies.
The Group has built a portfolio of companies designed to provide a complete mining value chain throughout Australia, Africa and around the world.
From our humble beginning as one-drill operation in Kalgoorlie, the Perenti Group has become one of the largest diversified global mining services companies to offer both surface and underground mining solutions at scale. The Group has expanded over the past three decades, both organically and by acquisition, and now has offices and operations across four continents.
Ausdrill purchased Tara Drilling
Awarded the Fimiston blast hole drilling contract by Roche Brothers
Purchased the assets of the Drilling Division of Seltrust Mining / BP Minerals International
Formed Ausdrill Ghana – operating in 5 West African countries
Commenced Operations in South America
Formed West African Mining Services operating in Ghana
Floated on the Australian Stock Exchange in February
Purchased the assets of the WMC Exploration Drilling Division in July
Purchased the assets of the Drilling Department of the WMC Kambalda based nickel and gold operations
Entered into an alliance with Eltin (now Henry Walker Eltin) to form African Mining Services (Ghana), a 50/50 JV company.
Purchased the assets of Major Drill and entered the specialised lake drilling market.
Entered into an alliance with Henry Walker Eltin to form African Mining Services (Tanzania), a 60/40 JV company.
Entered into an alliance with Stanley Mining Services / Layne Christensen to form West African Drilling Services a 50/50 JV company.
WAMS Freight changed it’s name to Supply Direct, to better reflect the global operations of the company
Purchased 50% of Diamond Communications in November
Purchased Australian Communications Engineering in July
Merged Diamond Communications and Australian Communications Engineering. Increased ownership of Diamond Communications to 75%
Sold share of WADS to Layne Christensen in July
Sold Queensland and NZ assets to Major Pontil in July
Purchased 50% of General and Civil, underground power installers
Closed all operations in South America
Formed Ausdrill Northwest Pty Ltd and purchased the assets of drilling contractor Drillex Pty Ltd
Purchased 50% of Remet Engineers
Acquired remaining 25% of Diamond Communications
Commenced operations of Drilling Tools Australia Pty Ltd (formerly Ausdrill Enterprises Pty Ltd) manufacturing company
Acquired remaining 50% of African Mining Services (Ghana)
Purchased 50% of Westrans Services WA a light engineering/maintenance company specialising in transport equipment
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
Acquired remaining 50% of Remet Engineers
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
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 100% of the drilling business trading as Connector Drilling for consideration of approximately A$30 million
Achieved ASX market capitalisation of $1 billion dollars
Acquired the remaining 50% of Energy Drilling Australia
Acquired 100% of the Best Tractor Parts business for consideration of approximately A$165 million
Exited the DT HiLoad truck tray manufacturing business
Sold the Drilling Tools Australia business to Robit plc for $66 million
$100 million Capital Raising to fund growth in Africa.
Issued 46.8 million shares at $2.14 per share
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.