Boart Longyear on the digitalisation of drill rigs

Innovation in surface drill rig design has quietly taken quantum leaps in recent years as engineers adapt new techniques and technologies to tackle trends such as the need for more agile equipment to be used at more remote deposits.

Boart Longyear on the digitalisation of drill rigs Boart Longyear on the digitalisation of drill rigs Boart Longyear on the digitalisation of drill rigs Boart Longyear on the digitalisation of drill rigs Boart Longyear on the digitalisation of drill rigs

Boart Longyear’s LF160 drill rig equipped with the Freedom Loader system, which requires no intervention from the driller’s assistant to trip and align rods or connect to the top-drive head

Safety and environmental regulations have also evolved hugely in the past five years, making the latest ranges of drill rigs the most advanced, connected and the smartest the industry has ever seen.