+27 (0)81 777 0555 enquiries@hddafrica.com

About Our  Company

Thank you for taking the time to review HDD Africa and we trust that you will find HDD Africa of interest.

HDD Africa was founded in 2003 by the main member of the company Mr C.J.P. Scheepers. Mr Scheepers has spent the majority of his life dedicated to developing and forming a reliable Horizontal Directional Drilling company using various technologies to meet the market demands and challenges.

HDD Africa has over 17 year’s drilling experience, whilst the teams and key members of HDD Africa, have in excess of 20 years’ drilling experience.

HDD Africa CC is well affiliated with Vermeer SA and Rho-Tech Holding Companies. This allows HDD Africa to commit to challenging working conditions and carry out their work with ease and undeniable accuracy.

Through the combination of the HDD Africa affiliated companies as well as the vast number of years’ experience of the team, HDD Africa is positioned well in the trenchless technologies space and makes for an unbeatable team of Horizontal Drilling specialist.

This gives HDD Africa the confidence to say, that they have satisfied and extremely happy clients. At HDD Africa they strive for excellence through client satisfaction.

The main Focus Areas for the next period are:


  • Building out the HDD Africa footprint in the Western Cape region,
  • Establish a strong national brand awareness,
  • Further improve the HDD Africa technology reliability through joint R&D innovation efforts with affiliated engineering companies,
  • Defend and grow the HDD Africa market position in Gauteng and KZN regions.

What We Do

Horizontal Directional Drilling (HDD)

Various Directional Drilling technologies are being used in all soil types as well as directional rock drilling.

Trenchless Soil Displacement (Moling)

Straight directional soil displacement via moling technique for distances up to 30m and sleeves ranging from 40mm – 130mm.

Pipe Ramming (Jacking)

Pipe ramming also refered to as pipe jacking is a trenchless method for installation of steel pipes and casings.

HDPE Pipe Jointing

A pipeline is only as strong as its weakest connection. When it comes to joining HDPE pipe, there are several common methods that are used, each with its advantages and disadvantages. At HDD Africa we use the following methods;

  • Butt Welding,
  • Electrofusion, and
  • Flanced Connections.

Consulting Services

We will gladly assist in consulting to you on projects that need our expertise when you are facing challenges in your projects.

Customer Specific Projects

We constantly get request to assist customers with projects that present unique construction challenges. We work with our customers to develop solutions that will solve these problems in the most cost effective way.

HDPE Pipe Manufacturing

HDD Africa currently manufacture its own HDPE Sleeves used for its contracted drilling projects. HDPE pipes are currently being manufactured in 110mm and 160mm sizes.

About HDD Africa






 The HDD Africa vision is to provide all industries of any size that requires trenchless technology services, the most affordable, reliable and highest quality service available. HDD Africa prides itself in repeat clientele.  The HDD Africa success in Gauteng and the numerous request to do work in other regions has enabled HDD Africa to establish a local Western Cape branch in Strand servicing the Western Cape, Eastern Cape and Northern Cape regions.


Only the Best


HDPE Pipe Manufacturing

HDD Africa currently manufacture its own HDPE Sleeves used for its contracted drilling projects. HDPE pipes are currently being manufactured in 110mm and 160mm sizes.


Eco Friendly Drilling Operations

Our drilling methods are geared to minimum impact to the environment and adhere to the highest safety standards.


The Newest Drilling Technology Used

At HDD Africa we apply the newest horizontal drilling methods and through R&D constantly improve on the reliability of our equipment.


High Quality Construction Management

Our various drilling teams are experienced, highly trained and adhere to all health and safety regulations on site.

Years Established

Completed Projects

Field Workers

Office Staff

“HDD Africa’s growing resume can be attributed to their dedication to making sure each project, no matter how small or large, meets their clients’ expectations and is completed on time and on budget.”

Piet Botha – Contract Manager (Dip Civils)

Contact Us



9, Frans Korb Street, Oatlands, Krugersdorp, Gauteng

+27 (0) 83 413 1027




Western Cape

Gantz Plaza, Strand, Western Cape

+27 (0) 81 777 0555