About Us

Operational since 2000, Central Queensland Exploration has continued to improve the quality of services offered to its clients in a number of capacities. These key areas include investing in new equipment and staff development. Central Queensland Exploration operates a growing fleet of modern drilling rigs, including a Sandvik DE811i, a state of the art drilling rig. The fleet of rigs & ancillary equipment are operated by experienced and dedicated employee base of some 35.

Central Queensland Exploration is committed to providing safe, efficient and cost effective drilling services and ensures a safe and efficient working environment for both personnel and clients through its first class drill management system. Our Integrated Management System is accredited to ISO45001; ISO9001 & ISO14001 is designed to ensure our activities maintain zero harm to our people, the community or the environment.

Central Queensland Exploration is widely recognised for its professional and reliable services and ability to ‘get the job done right the first time’. Since its formation, Central Queensland Exploration has subsequently developed a solid relationship with a number of clients, all of which are currently engaged on long term contracts.

Central Queensland Exploration offers in excess of 60 years of combined experience in the drilling industry through its Managing Director & senior drillers alone. Directors; Don Irvine & Karen Trezise who built their business on their personal commitment to honesty, integrity and hard work continue to build the CQ Exploration name & reputation.