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Tribe Tech is a disruptive developer and manufacturer of autonomous mining & exploration equipment.

The Group was founded in late 2019 in Western Australia and is headquartered in Northern Ireland. We aim to deliver innovative client-focused solutions to some of the industry’s biggest challenges.

Our core activities are the development, in-house manufacturing, and sale of our autonomous RC Drill Rigs incorporating Tribe Tech’s core proprietary intellectual property, the Tribe Technology Drilling System (“TTDS”).

With a strong commitment to Research & Development, we are focused on continuing to strengthen our IP portfolio to deploy it in related applications.

Our diverse team of industry specialists, handpicked from across the globe, is ideally placed to offer global support and after-sales service to our international clients, and allows us to combine the expertise of established players with the adaptivity of a start-up.


We trust each other to watch our backs, to keep us safe and to always speak up when something is not right including our behaviour.


We respect all our colleagues, customers, suppliers, communities and other stakeholders. No one is beneath us.


We seek to be innovative in everything we do, in our products, in how we continuously improve and in how we do business. It’s in our DNA.


We never forget we are a business and hold ourselves accountable to deliver value to our shareholders and stakeholders by delivering on our commitments as individuals and teams.


We hold ourselves to the highest ethical & fairness standards, committed to the environment, the communities we work in, diversity, first nations peoples, transparency and the law.

our core

Creating a new future for the mining industry

We are at the forefront of the digital revolution. Our technology will change the way mining companies operate, enabling digitisation and intelligent insight, dramatically improving safety and streamlining operations.

We are leading industry change through cutting-edge autonomous RC Drilling and sampling solutions for the mining & exploration sector.

Our mission is to disrupt the drilling industry, creating a safer, more efficient and sustainable way of working, driven by passionate colleagues who understand our clients’ needs.


Board of directors

Preeti Rani Mardia

Non-Executive Chair

Preeti brings over 10 years of non-executive directorship expertise within public listed international companies and 20 years of operational and commercial experience.

Mike Irvine

Non-Executive Director

Mike has over 20 years’ experience in corporate finance, investment, and as non-executive director. Mike is founder and Managing Partner of Cordovan Capital.

Derek Loughlin

Chief Technology Officer

Derek graduated as a mining engineer from Camborne School of Mines. He has over 30 years’ experience in the drilling and drilling technology industries.

Charlie King

Chief Executive Officer

A highly experienced general manager with 15 years commercial & operations expertise in the mineral exploration & mining industry, including working on rigs.

Tribe Tech is delighted to have commissioned its first Aboriginal artwork, created by local Nyoongar artist, Janelle Smith.

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