JEF Drill and Blast is the leading drilling and blasting contractor for opencast mining in South Africa, providing services to open pit mines across the country and for various clients. Drilling and blasting has always been a specialized field that is crucial for the mining sector. We specialise in precision drilling and blasting for the mining sector and stand for excellence in this industry.

With over 30 years of experience in the industry, we have gained the knowledge and expertise to be the best drilling and blasting service providers, while remaining cost effective. A division of Unicorn Capital Investment, JEF Drill and Blast has one of the largest fleets of drilling rigs in South Africa. We have the capacity and man power to react fast when a problem arises. Our on-site mechanical department has the back-up of a world class field service division and fully equipped workshops to maintain and repair any mechanical problems.

At JEF Drill and Blast, we take safety very seriously. Our people are very important to us and their safety is of great concern to us. With constant training and evaluation, we are compliant with the latest safety standards. With a low staff turnover, we keep the knowledge that comes with experience in our company and to the benefit of our clients.

Client satisfaction is our number one priority and we are willing and able to meet our client's expectations. Taking this further, we always allow for overcapacity and when the production requirement increases, it does not take much for us to get extra man power and machinery to the site.

Simply put, JEF Drill and Blast is better than the competition and our drilling and blasting services are more cost effective.


JEF Drill and Blast has one of
the largest fleet of drilling mining equipment in the country and provides expert drilling contractor services to opencast mines in South Africa and the rest of the continent.

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JEF Drill and Blast is the leading expert blasting contractor to mining companies in South Africa. Mines have been losing the knowledge and expertise in this crucial opencast mining activity and need to get external contractors on site to do it for them.

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