With over 120 years of drilling experience, our Drilling Services business is equipped for all types of drilling, including surface and underground coring, multi-purpose, reverse circulation, conventional air/mud rotary, flooded reverse, directional, sonic, and percussive production drilling. Always leading the way, our teams are constantly developing tomorrow's solutions and applying emerging technologies to the services we provide our customers. Our competitive strengths include:
- Global reach and longstanding relationships with our customer base
- Developing equipment and tooling to enhance drilling productivity
- Full suite of drilling services technology
- Industry-leading safety and training programs
Our Drilling Services division operates in more than 40 countries across North America, South America, Asia, the Pacific Rim, Europe and Africa, and we have an international network of more than 50 zone locations that maintain and mobilize equipment close to key geographic markets.
Mining and Minerals
We are the leading drilling services provider for the exploration, development and production of copper, gold, iron ore, nickel and other metals and minerals. The rock core chips and samples we extract provide mining companies with critical information over the life of a mining project, from exploration through closure of the mine.
Environment and Infrastructure
We have the largest sonic rig fleet in the world. This technology is better than any other at providing our customers the best subsurface sample, while minimizing waste. In addition to sonic, our diversified fleet of auger, probe and rotary rigs further enables us to serve a wide variety of markets (i.e., environmental, construction and water) and drill in diversified locations such as factories, dams and city work. By positioning our fleet this way we can serve a large customer base that ranges from private businesses to government agencies.
We operate with a safety first approach to drilling. The Company's drillers are known for taking on the largest, most technical and difficult drilling projects and completing them safely and with accurate results.
With the broadest array of specialized services in the drilling industry, we can accommodate specific needs for any application on a worldwide basis. With seasoned crews and first-hand experience in virtually every major global market, we understand that no site is the same and have the ability to quickly mobilize equipment and crews to nearly any location around the world.
Our global network of service and repair facilities provides the infrastructure and experienced personnel to customize each rig for a given job for optimal performance. Customers trust that Boart Longyear's™ trained employees and our modern fleet of drill rigs will protect the safety of all employees every day, everywhere, on every job.
Boart Longyear designs and manufactures much of the equipment that our drilling teams use, bringing our job sites world-class equipment and tooling designed with the experience gained year after year by our teams in the field. We are dedicated to understanding and exceeding our customers production, cost, safety and environmental goals. Our drilling services solutions are based upon proven and time-tested processes that have been perfected in the widest variety of drilling applications around the globe. Our customers know we deliver performance that they can count on.