Terracore’s local experience in ground investigation has started in 1977 before and during the construction of the Marsa dock and the Malta Freeport. On the other hand our international experience has started in June1978 were Alfred Xerri Director / General Manager of Terracore Ltd., has joined the Oil Drilling and Sampling Industry. The 21 years in this field has taken Alfred to France, Scotland, Nigeria, Libya, Saudi Arabia, Syria, Oman, Siberia and Pakistan were he has spent the last eight years in the Oil Industry as a Rig Superintendent, managing a workforce of about 120 employees and having all the departments reporting directly to him and that includes the Drilling, Geological, Mechanical, Electrical and Catering Departments.

Terracore was formed in 1994. and since then the company has been providing the Services of Drilling in any direction from 10mm up to 300mm in diameter and 200m deep, Sampling, Geological, Geotechnical, In Situ Testing, Laboratory Testing, Core Cutting, Anticipating Possible Foundation Problems, structural monitoring, Providing the Allowable Bearing Capacity, Geo Environmental Impact Assessments, Including Geology, Paleontology, Geomorphology, Hydrology, Hydrogeology and Mineral Resources Assessments, and Quality Control.

In the past 18 years we have carried out about 99% of the ground investigations that were performed on the Maltese islands offshore and on land. Basically we investigated almost all the projects that required a ground investigation. We were also very successful in carrying out a ground investigation offshore west of Tripoli Libya and due to this success we are presently being invited to submit a quotation for another offshore job east of Tripoli Libya for a new fishing Port.

Alfred Xerri, director at Terracore sums up the main reasons why the company he leads has been a success story, “the company’s track record in providing 100% independent credible and reliable services has been the main reason for its strong market presence. Moreover, its unmatched technical know-how and support ensures that the company will continue to increase its services to the local construction industry. The fact that Terracore is also committed to Quality health safety and environment also shows that we run our business with the belief that our staff and the working environment are the best assets the company has”.

Mission Statement

Terracore believes that the services it offers are like legal advice, accounting, and other bodies of knowledge, in that it is not inherently a do-it-yourself prospect. Smart business people need to find dedicated companies who can offer them independent, credible and reliable service. They need to use these quality companies as they use their other professional service suppliers, as trusted allies. Terracore is such a service company. It serves its clients as a trusted ally, providing them with the loyalty of a business partner and the economics of an outside service company. We make sure that our clients have what they need to run their businesses as well as possible, with maximum efficiency and reliability.

Vision Statement

To provide high quality services that combine performance with value pricing, while establishing a successful relationship with our customers and our suppliers.

Director’s Message

First of all I would like to thank our esteemed clientele and the public in general for the support that we were given in the past 14 years.

From my side as a Director of the company I can guarantee that we shall continue to abide with our motto as being 100% Independent, Credible and Reliable.

Our Quality of work has never been an accident. It has always been the result of high intention, sincere effort, intelligent direction and skillful execution. It represents the wise choice of many alternatives.

Alfred Xerri
Director / General manager.