Kalamazoo Resources is selling its Snake Well gold project in the Murchison region of Western Australia to Adaman Resources for $7 million.
Caterpillar has released tricone drill bits that are suitable for severe rotary blasthole applications, with lowered cost of drilling proven in copper, iron ore and coal mines.
Caterpillar has introduced the MD6200 Rotary Blasthole Drill. It is the smallest drill of its type that the company has produced.
SRG Global has secured a $20 million contract with Downer for drilling works at BHP Mitsubishi Alliance’s (BMA) Blackwater coal mine in Queensland.
The Groote Eylandt Mining Company (GEMCO), a joint venture between South32 and Anglo American, has awarded a three-year drilling contract at the Groote Eylandt manganese mine to Boart Longyear.
Australian Vanadium has been granted a licence for a new tenement south of the Gabanintha vanadium resource in Western Australia.
Australian Mines have scheduled four diamond drill holes to test the Arunta West iron oxide copper gold (IOCG) ore deposits at its copper-gold operation in Western Australia.
Artemis Resources is undertaking a major new base metal drilling programme at its Carlow Castle cobalt-gold-copper project in the Pilbara.
Mining equipment and technology provider IMDEX has obtained an exclusive option for the acquisition of New Zealand-based drilling tech company Flexidrill and its patent-protected technologies, which include the CoreVIBE and MagHAMMER.
The Western Australian Government has announced that 44 projects will benefit from its Exploration Incentive Scheme (EIS) co-funded drilling program.
Atlas Copco has announced its acquisition of major US drill supplier and operator Cate Drilling Solutions. The drilling company, based in Salt Lake City, Utah and currently supplying drills for operations in Utah, Idaho, Nevada and Wyoming, was acquired for a sum not thought to be materially significant to divulge.
Western Australian drilling company DDH1 has received investment from Oaktree Capital Management, enabling the company to expand its capacity and capabilities.
Boart Longyear’s Zachary Strauss discusses how the company’s latest drill rig and loader solutions work together to reduce the risk of hand and back injuries.
Mining companies increasingly expect drilling contractors to keep pace with their commitment for healthier and safer work sites for all employees, according to Boart Longyear.
Atlas Copco has launched the Dynamic tunnelling package, new automation software which it says improves accuracy of the excavation as drill plans are always fitted for the current section.
The government of Ontario in Canada has awarded Boart Longyear CAD$1.37 million for a new mineral exploration drilling site and for drilling systems technology.
Heron Resources has begun drilling at its Woodlawn Zinc-Copper Project, 30 km south of Goulburn in NSW.
The WA Department of Mines and Petroleum has selected nearly 50 companies to receive funding for exploration drilling in the state.
Hughes Drilling subsidiary JSW has won a number of drilling contracts in Western Australia.
Cat has released a new rock drill for the 2016 market, with claims to best-in-class productivity and a reliable rod handling system.