Fraste Australia

Profile and History

Fraste has been manufacturing drilling rigs since 1964.

Whilst the Drilling Industry was traditionally using mechanical transmissions, FRASTE was helping pioneer the world of modern drilling by using hydraulic systems on their rigs. With more than 40 years experience in designing, developing and manufacturing drilling rigs, our rigs are renowned for their safety and reliability. With over 42 Distributors world-wide, Fraste products once available only as an import, now has a distributor in Australia.

With the Australian office now based in Perth, our customers have access to factory trained technicians and an ever increasing spare parts stockholding. Also available is an express parts service direct from Italy making it possible to receive parts within 7 working days.

Company Director, Peter Chegwidden has over 20 years experience in drilling and commissioning of drill rigs. In this time he has devoted his expertise and service to the drilling and mining industry. Peter’s hands on approach has been the pivotal point in the company’s growing success. Our Commercial Manager, Moshe Caro is a hydrogeologist who has 15 years working on and around drilling rigs both in oil and gas as well as water bores in the mining and municipal sector. He’s experience in the design and installation of bores has proven to be extremely helpful to our customers and has further enhance our quality of service.

Fraste Drilling Rigs Australia is now your supplier for the FS series, MITO series and MULTIDRILL Series Rigs

These rigs are suitable for:

  • Water wells
  • Geothermal drilling
  • Foundations
  • Soil investigations
  • Civil Engineering
  • Seismic

With a variety of drilling systems such as:

  • Direct and/or reverse fluid circulation
  • Down the hole hammer
  • Dual rotary head
  • Coring Drilling
  • Auger Drilling

Should you have any questions regarding the Fraste range of products, or would like to discuss their benefits for your business, please do not hesitate to contact us.