Core drilling is highly specialised and is used when a job calls for the drilling of circular holes in reinforced concrete, precast concrete, asphalt, brick, and other structural materials.

Our highly trained technicians can drill through almost any high density material under many different conditions and our unique access systems allow us to core drill where most other contractors cannot.

R & D Contracting is one of South Africa’s leading core drilling specialists providing an expert service to the construction industry. David Williams, Managing Member boasts “We have successfully completed projects in mining and construction, to food preparation and medical facilities”. Williams went onto say, “Other industries serviced include electrical, plumbing, heating, demolition, construction and many more”.

Our core drilling equipment caters for;

  • Holes from 25mm to 400mm in width and 1200mm deep
  • Drilling up to a 45 degree angle
  • Compression testing of cores can be facilitated through the Concrete Institute of South Africa