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Washingtons Exploration have joined Facebook and we welcome you all to join us so that you can keep up to date with what our teams are up to. We currently have four teams out who are working in Cromwell, Omarama, Invercargill and Timaru. Click on the link below to like and follow our page.
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Washingtons Hire

Introducing Washingtons Hire

Washingtons now offer a large range of specialised equipment for hire. From industrial high pressure air compressors and boosters, to pumps, down hole cameras and excavators. All hire equipment can be hired on a short or long term basis at competitive rates. Click the link below to head to the hire page and see what Washingtons have to offer.
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58 Year Anniversary

OCTOBER 8, 1962 was the date vivid in Bill’s memory today after a year of negotiating with government departments, customs and shipping to get his very first 150 Calweld rig into the country and drilling, to start his career in the drilling industry. With no experience on any drill rig when the north westerly started the very next day drilling…
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McNeill Drilling

In 2019 Washingtons took over McNeill Drilling in Southland, a well-known and trusted brand that had been in business servicing the district for over 100 years. Washingtons have retained the same knowledgeable and friendly staff and equipment locally. This has now expanded our equipment base from South Canterbury down to Invercargill.
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