Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum | The best in new technology

September/October 2016—In the past core orientation had been a long and laborious process, with operators forced to disassemble their drill to insert an electronic controller before finding the core sample’s lowest point.

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Engineering & Mining Journal | Narrow Vein Mining

September 2016—Boart Longyear’s StopeMate and StopeMaster long-hole rigs are compact, yet can offer hole depths of up to 25 m and 35 m, respectively.

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National Driller | Cutting Investment Risk Through Geotechnical Drilling

September 1, 2016—In some ways, geotechnical drilling is like any smart investment tool. It helps you investigate an opportunity and assess the risk before moving forward with the investment.

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Australasian Drilling | Boart Displays Sonic Boon

June/July 2016—Boart Longyear, a leader in sonic drilling innovation, recently hosted drilling contractor representatives for a demonstration of the new LS250 MiniSonic™ at Boart Longyear’s test site in the Adelaide Hills.

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World Coal | Know the Drill

June 2016—Chris Lambert, Boart Longyear, USA, explains how to increase the productivity of diamond drilling in coal mining. Coal exploration often presents significant drilling challenges due to the variety of ground conditions encountered.

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Engineering & Mining Journal | Recognizing the Root of Rod Failure

May 2016—Questions and claims frequently arise around rod failures. Drillers often believe it’s a flaw in steel. Drill string original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) understand, but they have proven the flaws are induced during the drilling process rather than the manufacturing process. By knowing what to look for and properly managing the drill rod as equipment instead of consumables, drillers could reduce downtime related to rod failures.

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Mining.com | Boart Longyear sees opportunity for product diversification in Europe

May 9, 2016—Mining equipment manufacturers have been feeling the pain of the commodities price lull for the past five years, but it is the lean times that usually foster a spirit of entrepreneurship and innovation.

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National Driller | With Superior Cores, Sonic Drilling Resonates Across Industries

May 1, 2016 —From tailing piles at remote mine sites to a contaminated site in a congested urban district, sonic drilling is becoming the method of choice for a variety of challenges.

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Australasian Drilling | TruCore

April/May 2016—Boart Longyear’s TruCore makes core orientation easier and safer.

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National Driller | Boart Longyear Discusses Sonic Tooling at Bauma 2016

April 21, 2016 —The drilling equipment and service company was among thousands of exhibitors at the world’s largest construction tradeshow.

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