A few words about us

EDAL DRILLING COMPANY Ltdis an Indigenous registered Company in Sierra Leone with great experience in drilling since 2004.

The Company has a number of Drill Rigs made up of Multipurpose and Single purpose Rigs. We have an extensive stock of spares and consumables together with several auxiliary equipment including personnel carrier vehicles, pumping test equipment, survey equipment etc.


EDAL being the first local company in Sierra Leone to venture into both borehole drilling and now exploratory drilling gives us a great advantage over international companies in terms of our extensive knowledge of the terrain and logistics requirement necessary for any project and also in terms of mobilization period.

EDAL offers services in the field of Ground Water survey & Drilling of Boreholes for both domestic and commercial uses, Installation of Piezometers, Test Holes etc. We have recently acquired a multipurpose rig for the purpose of Exploration Drilling which involves Diamond Core, Reverse Circulation and Rotary Drilling. Our Rigs are operated and maintained by a Team of Professionals and Certified Geologists, Drill Supervisors and Mechanics with extensive local and International field experiences having worked in the fields in Guinea, Ghana, Senegal, Mali and Sierra Leone.

Edwin Greenwood

M.Sc in Geology, Northern Illinois University, 2018, specialization in Engineering Geology, Hydrogeology and Geophysics. HAZWOPER (Hazard Waste Operations and Emergency Response) Certified Northern Illinois University, 2018. M.Sc in Education, St. Norbert College, 2010. B.S in Mathematics, University of Wisconsin-Platteville, 2004.

why choose us

We have in the past drilled Test holes and Monitoring holes for the installation of piezometers in very difficult unconsolidated formations for monitoring purposes at the Bumbuna Hydro Dam in the Northern District of Sierra Leone and for the London Mining Company in Lunsar. Other successful projects to our accreditation are the drilling of boreholes in almost all of the new sites for the African Minerals in Makeni and Ferengbeya including along the Railway Line from Tonkolili to the Port at Pepel some of which were done under the supervision of MDGEO a Consulting Firm from Brazil. We have also in the past drilled successful Test boreholes for the GUMA Valley Water Company in Grafton and Regent Villages in the Western Area which was also very strictly supervised by Atkins International a British Consulting Firm based in the UK.