Downer is set to sell its Downer Blasting Services business to Enaex S.A. after signing an agreement with the Chilean company.
JSW Australia has joined forces with technology innovator Intelligent Drilling Applications & Technology, and German manufacturers Bauer and BBURG to emerge as a contender in the drilling technology realm.
88 Energy has provided an update on the upcoming drilling of the Charlie-1 appraisal well at Project Icewine on the proven Alaska North Slope basin.
Elixir Energy Limited will commence its 2019 drilling campaign at the gigantic 30,000 square kilometres Nomgon IX coalbed methane production sharing contract.
By recently extending the world record for the most electronic detonators in a single blast, BME has set a new mark in Australia.
Drilling services provider DDH1 has acquired Perth-based Ranger Drilling, adding specialised reverse circulation iron ore drilling services to the group’s capability.
Long-serving Ausdrill managing director Ron Sayers is to retire from the company in 2019.
Joy Global has released the Montabert rock drill attachment, the CPA 295, to increase the production rate of conventional drill rigs.
Caterpillar has released the MD6420C Rotary Drill for hard- and soft-rock applications.
Komatsu will acquire mining machinery manufacturer Joy Global for US$3.7 billion.
A West Australian Department of Mines and Petroleum investigation has revealed how the first fatal accident of 2016 occurred.
MIT is researching new technology that can ‘drill’ by using radio-frequency wave generators to melt or vaporise hard rock.
NRW subsidiary Action Drill & Blast has won a contract for services at the Middlemount coal mine.
A world first drilling program trailing new technologies in South Australia is expected to help revive greenfields minerals exploration in Australia.
Ausdrill has sold its Drilling Tools Australia business to Robit, for $66 million.
Sandvik has created a new design for top centre drill bits.
Sandvik has developed a new rubber tyred compact hammer drill rig for surface operations.
Atlas Copco has demonstrated the extreme precision of its new Simba S7 production drill by performing pool tricks shots in an underground mine.
Sandvik has released its new tunnelling jumbo, the DT912D.
Doofor Inc has launched a new version of its rock drills. The company has released new versions DF550-560-series, which it claims are the most powerful rock drills in its series, according to IM. The DF560L-2m is a high frequency hydraulic rock drill deigned for production drilling on the surface, underground, and for tunnelling. Constructed with … Continue reading New rock drill developed