About Us

Giltha Core Drilling was established in 2009 by two brothers, Gilbert and Sphiwe Biko. The brothers have over 30 years’ experience in the core drilling industry. The company is based in Johannesburg and operates across the country. The two brothers have built a highly reputable company to be one of the top core drilling and concrete cutting service providers. The company mostly offers services in Johannesburg, Pretoria and travels to other locations across the country.
The company has completed more 2000 projects since its establishment in 2009, with over 300 of these jobs involving stitch core drilling and controlled demolition. We have over 1500 happy customers from industrial to individual customers, working on projects such as, Gautrain stations and converting Johannesburg old office buildings in the CBD to residential buildings.

Core drilling team

Our Philosophy

“Doing it right the first time”

Through this philosophy Giltha Core Drilling aims to be the number one
trusted and recommended core drilling services provider in South Africa.


Giltha Core Drilling Managing Director

Gilbert Biko Managing Director

Gilbert has over 20 years’ experience in this industry selling diamond blades and core drilling equipment. He brings a lot of knowledge in the advisory of the different equipment that is used for different material drilled.

Giltha Core Drilling Operations Director

Sphiwe Biko Operations Director

Sphiwe has over 15 years’ experience in the core drilling industry as a core drilling specialist and a team leader for couple of companies with the industry. He brings a lot of knowledge in terms actual core drilling process

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