Exploration: Surface

You need diamond core drilling solutions for both shallow and deep hole, small and large diameter core, including wireline and conventional. For your next surface core drilling project, insist on the best rigs and tooling for the best results.

Coring Rod, Casing, and Subs

Boart Longyear manufactures rods with various thread types to meet your drilling needs.  Whether you need our Q thread for standard depths, our RQ for deep holes, HD thread for wide diameter or WJ for conventional drilling we have a rod to meet your diamond core drilling needs.

Adapter SubsHD76 RodMag-Grip Rod LifterQ™ Wireline Coring RodRQ™ Wireline Coring RodW and WT CasingXQ™ Wireline Coring Rod

Diamond Products

Diamond bits are highly versatile — capable of adjusting from one ground formation to another. They are also very durable, able to resist the wear and punishment of extreme ground conditions. Using Stage™ technology, we offer crown heights up to 25 mm for maximum productivity.

CSUMX™ Diamond Casing ShoeLongyear™ Diamond BitsRSUMX™ Diamond Reaming ShellTough™ Diamond Reaming Shell


The genuine Q™ wireline system includes everything a driller needs to maximize productivity while maintaining the highest levels of safety.

Surface Wireline

Top Drive Coring

Productivity and safety come together with Boart Longyear’s offering of tilting top drive coring drill rigs. Answering your demand for innovative rod handling, the FREEDOM™ Loader and top drive coring rig combinations provide simple and fast rod tripping that is 100% hands-free.

LF™160 Surface Coring Drill RigLF™350e Surface Coring Drill Rig

Chuck Drive Coring

The simple but powerful hydraulic system and ergonomic controls make these chuck drive drills a machine of choice when diamond core drilling in harsh conditions. For proven reliability and productivity, count on Boart Longyear's chuck drive coring drill rigs for more uptime and more meters.

LF™230 Surface Coring Drill RigLF™70 Surface Coring Drill RigLF™90D Surface Coring Drill Rig

Multipurpose Rigs

Some contractors need a drill that does it all. Configurable for various drilling techniques in exploration, geotechnical or construction, our heavy-duty multipurpose drilling equipment has proven itself time and time again in the most demanding conditions all across the globe.

LX™6 Multipurpose Surface Drill RigLX™11 Multipurpose Surface Drill Rig


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