Sandvik Mining and Rock Solutions has upgraded its DD210 development drill rig by introducing the DD212, a single-boom, electro-hydraulic drill for tunnelling and mining development.
Roy Hill Iron Ore plans to deploy the eighth rig for its company fleet at the Pilbara mine, Western Australia through an additional purchase order to Vysarn.
Drill down rigs in particular need to be able to withstand the impacts that come from drilling into hard granite and rock to create blasting holes.
Vysarn’s subsidiary Pentium Hydro has struck a major services contract at the Tropicana gold mine joint venture (JV) in Western Australia for an undisclosed amount.
Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology has launched the Sandvik DT1132i jumbo, an underground drill rig for tunnelling excavation.
Epiroc has rolled out the SmartROC D65 surface drill rig, which enables drilling of entire drill patterns without the need for an operator.
Sandvik has expanded its Ranger DX series of surface top hammer drill rigs with a pair of non-cabin versions.
Australian manufacturer Deep Exploration Technologies CRC’s (DET CRC’s) prototype RoXplorer coiled tubing (CT) drill rig has come closer to market after acquiring a licensing agreement with mining equipment, technology and service (METS) major IMDEX.
WesTrac will introduce the first Cat MD6250 rotary blasthole drill in Australia this week.
Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology has launched the Ranger DX900i top hammer surface drill rig in Australia.
A prototype, coiled tubing (CT) drilling rig being developed by a research centre in Victoria has entered its second major field trial, promising cheaper, faster greenfields mineral exploration.
Caterpillar has launched the MD6250 blasthole drill, which it says delivers optimum drilling efficiency in single- and multi-pass applications for both rotary and down-the-hole modes.
Mining equipment manufacturer Atlas Copco believes the new SmartROC CL might be the most efficient surface drill rig it has ever built, providing Australian mining companies with potential to lower costs and lift productivity.
A supervisor has suffered crush injuries in a Western Australian underground mine after he was pinned between two vehicles.
Coretrack has won the legal battle for the IP of the GT3000 deep hole drill rig.
Macmahon Holdings have secured two new contracts for drilling at Olympic Dam, and mobilised the world’s most powerful raise drilling rig to do the job.
Mining equipment manufacturing group Atlas Copco has announced plans to close two production facilities in Sweden.