JSW Australia was formed in March 2010 through a management buy-out from Ausdrill-Brandrill of the original Strange Drilling business which was established in 1996. In October 2013 JSW Australia merged with the public listed Hughes Drilling to become part of the "Hughes Group" of companies which included Hughes Drilling, JSW Australia, Reichdrill & Express Hydraulics Australia. In September 2016 Hughes went into administration, and in December 2016 Allegro Funds acquired JSW for an unknown price.
JSW's head office is based in Perth WA, with branches in Kalgoorlie, Port Hedland and Boddington. JSW can offer complete packages in Production drilling & blasting, Civil drilling & blasting, Grade control drilling of ore bodies, Water supply & dewatering, Resource definition, Green energy, Directional drilling as well as Gasfield infrastructure & control.