Major Drilling and Norex Drilling to combine

Major Drilling and Norex Drilling to combine

Takeover will boost service capabilities to both surface and underground clients

Operational Excellence

08 OCTOBER 2019
Tropicana gold mine picks Pentium Hydro

Tropicana gold mine picks Pentium Hydro

Contractor to provide water-well services at WA mine

Logistics

01 OCTOBER 2019
Epiroc introduces Pit Viper 270 XC series

Epiroc introduces Pit Viper 270 XC series

Epiroc has introduced the Pit Viper 270 XC series blasthole drilling rig

Operational Excellence

30 SEPTEMBER 2019
Sandvik launches RDX5 rock drill

Sandvik launches RDX5 rock drill

Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology has launched the new Sandvik RDX5 rock drill

Development

23 SEPTEMBER 2019
BME, Consbec set to have a blast

BME, Consbec set to have a blast

Pair tie up Canadian JV

Simulation / Optimisation

13 SEPTEMBER 2019
Master Drilling continues technological development

Master Drilling continues technological development

Disappointing financials have not shaken a commitment to technology development

Technology / innovation

11 SEPTEMBER 2019
Wolff bites into Hastings autonomous partnership

Wolff bites into Hastings autonomous partnership

Companies align, add Cat in effort to build on autonomous drill deployments

Fleet

23 AUGUST 2019
Rio steps up exploration game

Rio steps up exploration game

Rio Tinto's Stephen McIntosh on how technology is needed to uncover the "next big discovery"

Exploration

21 AUGUST 2019
AJ Lucas awarded Kestrel Coal contract

AJ Lucas awarded Kestrel Coal contract

AJ Lucas Group's drilling division will provide degasification and exploration drilling services

Development

21 AUGUST 2019
Swick scoops US, Australia contracts

Swick scoops US, Australia contracts

Contractor's order book is on the move in the right direction

Development

23 JULY 2019
Boart Longyear celebrates safety

Boart Longyear celebrates safety

Driller marking one year LTI-free

BHP hits autonomous drill milestone

BHP hits autonomous drill milestone

The autonomous drill fleet at BHP's WA iron ore operations has drilled over 10 million metres