March 2018

March 2018

Issue Highlights

  • HDD manufacturers enhance equipment productivity
  • Re-thinking site investigation processes
  • The right rotary method for your project

March eNews

Komatsu expands surface drill line

Komatsu expands surface drill line

Komatsu is accelerating the development of smaller drills for surface mining applications

Epiroc Boomer S2 C makes Canada debut

Epiroc Boomer S2 C makes Canada debut

Eldorado Gold has put its new Epiroc Boomer S2 C to work at the company's Lamaque mine

Soilmec sells 5,000th LDP machine

Soilmec sells 5,000th LDP machine

Soilmec has produced its 5,000th large-diameter piling (LDP) rig

Stüwa supports Malawi well construction project

Stüwa supports Malawi well construction project

Stüwa Konrad Stükerjürgen has donated €10,000 for wells in Malawi

Fugro wins second TenneT geotech contract

Fugro wins second TenneT geotech contract

Fugro starts a new site characterisation campaign in Germany for TenneT

Warning signs

Warning signs

Martin Blower talks retention and commercial bad practice

Growth on the horizon

Growth on the horizon

HDD manufacturers are listening to customer feedback to help boost equipment efficiency

Steep sampling

Steep sampling

The investigation team at an earth-fill dam negotiates a tricky incline

Mincon completes acquisition of Driconeq

Mincon completes acquisition of Driconeq

Mincon Group has acquired drilling equipment supplier Driconeq

Master Drilling boosts European presence

Master Drilling boosts European presence

Master Drilling has become the majority owner of Sweden-based raise-boring specialist Bergteamet

Drilling tech innovation from Ontario

Drilling tech innovation from Ontario

NOHFC is funding technology projects to help Ontario's mines improve productivity

ITM Monitoring becomes part of SOCOTEC Group

ITM Monitoring becomes part of SOCOTEC Group

SOCOTEC has acquired geotechnical and structural monitoring specialist ITM Monitoring

What if?

What if?

Simon Jackson examines change control within civil construction

Rotate the right way

Rotate the right way

Signe Hansen looks at how and where different rotary drilling methods are best employed

Starting a discussion on water

Starting a discussion on water

Pinto Francisco Fiel and Miguel Angel Gonzalez Alonso present a study on well drilling in Angola

A rollercoaster ride

A rollercoaster ride

Virginia Hilliard on the recent highs and lows of drilling in Australia

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