A sonic drilling rig in use

Sonic Drilling

Borehole offers a complete sonic drilling service. Sonic drilling is an advanced drilling technique which utilises high-frequency energy generated inside a sonic head to advance a core barrel downwards through a substrate. 

The benefits of sonic drilling are well-documented. They include:

  • Elevated levels of safety
  • Faster (on average 400% quicker than standard rotary drilling)
  • Clean (sonic drilling sees an up to 80% reduction in Investigation Derived Waste)
  • Returns high-quality core samples (even in difficult substrates like limestone, sand and dolomite)
  • High degree of verticality; sonic drilling offers minimal borehole deviation and maximum accuracy
  • More environmentally-friendly

You can view our complete guide to sonic drilling, here.

'The bee's knees'


Borehole Solutions are absolutely amazing – the bee’s knees! I would wholeheartedly recommend them to anyone looking for this service.