Our experienced management team

Eagle Drilling NQ’s long-standing management team takes great pride in the service they deliver, built on a foundation of care for their colleagues. With decades of experience in surface exploration and underground drilling, the team is at the forefront of developments in this speciality.

Brian Forgan

Managing Director

Brian is the owner and director of Eagle Drilling NQ. Brian has clocked up an impressive 45 years of experience in the drilling industry and holds an Advanced Diploma of Drilling Management (DRT6 01 98), awarded by the Australian Drilling Industry Training Committee.

Often known simply as ‘Moscow’, Brian’s expertise and hands-on approach has made his name a trusted one in the hard-rock mining industry. With a Certificate IV in Training and Assessing (TAE 40110), Brian enjoys mentoring both new and experienced team members.

Sally Forgan

General Manager

With a Certificate IV in OHS (BSB41407), Sally is an industry leader in health and safety. Sally ensures that the company’s culture of care is supported by comprehensive safety systems and procedures.

Sally has worked in the drilling and mining industry for over ten years. Her responsibilities also include business and financial administration, as well as human resource management. A Certificate IV in Business (BSB 40207) and Certificate IV in Training and Assessing (TAE 40110) complete Sally’s well-rounded experience and expertise.

Mark Simpson

Operations Manager

With more than 30 years in the drilling industry, Mark’s knowledge and experience spans mechanical, underground and surface exploration drilling. Mark is also a dedicated trainer and holds a Certificate IV in Training and Assessment (TAE 40110).

Mark’s industry qualifications include a Certificate IV in Drilling Operations (RII 40909). He is also a fully-qualified diesel fitter, with a Certificate III in Diesel Fitting. Mark takes a keen interest in the maintenance of Eagle Drilling NQ’s extensive equipment and fleet.

Dale Groth

Senior Site Supervisor

Dale’s expertise and experience in project supervision and staff training ensures that worksites are productive and safe. Dale has more than 30 years of experience in the drilling industry and holds a Certificate IV in Drilling Operations (RII 40909).

Dale’s extensive experience is complemented by a Certificate IV in Training and Assessing (TAE 40110), ensuring that Eagle Drilling NQ’s specialist team has access to both formal and on-site training.

For hard-rock mineral drilling, trust the specialists.

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