Master Drilling claims gains in shaft boring system

Master Drilling has revealed plans for a Blind Shaft Boring System (BSBS) that it says could add significant value to projects given the shorter time it would take to reach the orebody

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Master Drilling listed on the JSE in 2012 and has a market capitalisation of R1.93 billion (US$120 million)

The Johannesburg-listed tunnelling equipment provider has developed the system to create access for man, material and establish ventilation shafts of up to 14m in diameter and up to 2,000m deep.