Rockbit UK

Drilling Equipment Designed & Manufactured in the UK

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Monday-friday: 7:30AM-5PM

Buddle Industrial Estate,
Wallsend, Tyne & Wear
NE28 6DL

Drilling Rigs

We are exclusive Distributors of Massenza Drilling Rigs within UK and Ireland. Massenza, from Italy, are one of the leading manufacturers of Drilling Rigs in Europe, producing drilling rigs since 1921.

At Rockbit we work together with Massenza and our customer to custom build the exact rig that best meets the customers’ requirements.

Massenza drilling rigs are present all over the world, in more than 40 countries, with machines ranging from 2 tonne to 60 tonne.

We are also distributors for Pagani who, like Massenza are based in Italy. They produce machines and accessories for the geotechnical, geophysical and environmental research fields, which are able to satisfy all In-Situ Geotechnical Testing requirements.

Service & Repairs

When buying a Massenza Rig through Rockbit UK we can put your mind at ease. We offer a comprehensive after sales support service. We have a fully equipped workshop and a fleet of service support vehicles so no matter where you are in the country we will have you covered. So be rest assured that once you have bought a Massenza Rotary Rig you will be looked after every step of the way.

Along with Massenza Rig repairs we also offer our services to other rigs, if your rig needs some TLC then give us a call to discuss how we can help you.

Drilling Equipment

Rockbit makes and supplies high quality drilling tooling.

We have the skilled staff and the lathes to manufacture your casings and subs required to keep you working in all ground conditions.

Our customers rely on our drilling tools to work as hard as they do and when they wear out the replacement parts will be made with the repeatable precision so that it will all screw together again.

Designed and built at Rockbit UK using our years of drilling experience and customer needs we can supply Grout Masters, Power packs and Hydraulic clamps designed to your specifications.

For further details please see our documents below or call Rockbit directly.

About Us

Rockbit UK is a family owned company that is recognised internationally as one of the UK’s leading drilling equipment suppliers and manufacturers.

Forty years experience within the drilling and mining industries coupled with innovative solutions to technical and operational challenges enables Rockbit UK to offer customers a complete manufacturing, maintenance and consultancy package.

Based on the banks of the river Tyne overlooking the once mighty Swan Hunters shipyard our four factory units stand on what was the northern frontier of the Roman Empire.

Wallsend has a centuries-old tradition of coal mining, ship-building and heavy engineering. These skills are built into the company and we are extremely proud to take this tradition forward with the recent investment in our workshops including computer numerical controlled machinery and the expansion of our steel fabrication facilities.

We have strong European links including being the sole UK agent for Massenza Rigs and Pagani Geotechnical. These Italian companies manufacture a range of rotary drilling and soil sampling rigs which are sold and serviced by Rockbit UK.

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