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This page lists all articles in the West Africa region in the GeoDrilling International database. You can sort the list by type, date, or reader rating. To browse another section, use the menu in the column on the right.
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Adaptive technology

In recent years directional-drilling technology has successfully been adapted to a variety of applications and conditions. Here, Trevi discusses its directional-drilling system for the geotechnical field
Headline Article Features 01 Aug 2014 0 Stars

Compact power

Hydraulic drill rig manufacturer Comacchio has launched two foundation rig models
Reports Article Features 01 Aug 2014 0 Stars

Up to the challenge

Fraste has boosted its foundation rig range with a flexible and dynamic unit – the newly designed MITO 60
Reports Article Features 01 Aug 2014 0 Stars

Calculating the cost

Pricing is the ‘bottleneck’ in directional diamond-drilling applications, writes Shteryo Lyomov
Headline Article Features 01 Aug 2014 0 Stars

Major Drilling to acquire Taurus Drilling

Major Drilling has agreed to purchase the operations of Taurus Drilling Services, which operates in Canada, the US and Mexico, providing underground percussive/longhole drilling to mining companies
Magazine Article Projects 01 Aug 2014 0 Stars

Casagrande launches C5XP micropiling rig

Casagrande’s new C5XP micropiling rig is particularly suited for medium and heavy-duty work in confined spaces
Magazine Article Equipment 01 Aug 2014 0 Stars

Rotary drills: the next generation

Ken Stapylton, vice-president of surface drilling, introduces Sandvik Mining’s new DR461i rotary blasthole drill rig – to be launched later this year
Reports Article Features 01 Aug 2014 0 Stars

Doosan introduces new portable compressors

Doosan Portable Power has launched the new Stage IIIB-compliant 7/125-10/110 and 14/90 portable air compressors
Magazine Article Equipment 01 Aug 2014 0 Stars

Revenue transparency in the mining sector

Starting as little more than a ‘something must be done’ idea, the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative has developed into the most prominent standard for good governance in oil and minerals rich countries
Reports Article EMEA 04 Jul 2014 0 Stars

Sandvik boosts RH460 DTH hammer series

Sandvik Mining has added new models to its growing RH460 DTH hammer family
Breaking News Article Equipment 13 Jun 2014 0 Stars

Mincon releases MQ range

Mincon Group’s new MQ range is the latest addition to its standard DTH range of tools
Breaking News Article Equipment 13 Jun 2014 0 Stars

Dam drilling innovation speeds up installation

Wassara has developed a new system for installing monitoring instrumentation in dams
Breaking News Article Equipment 13 Jun 2014 0 Stars

Comacchio expands foundation rig line

Italian manufacturer Comacchio has added two new hydraulic rigs to its MC line for foundation drilling
Breaking News Article Equipment 13 Jun 2014 0 Stars

Efficient to the core

At a time when safety, cost-effectiveness, efficiency and environmental stewardship are in demand, sonic drilling presents itself as a beneficial solution for many drilling applications. Terra Sonic International details the seven primary benefits that sonic drilling offers
Breaking News Article Features 09 Jun 2014 0 Stars

Managing and optimising GSES

Andy Howley, managing director of UK-based Ground Source Consult, explains how to maximise the efficiency of a ground-source energy system
Reports Article Features 06 Jun 2014 0 Stars

Still sonic

US supplier of drilling tools Hole Products discusses its sonic background and equipment
Reports Article Features 06 Jun 2014 0 Stars

New Klemm rig fulfils latest emission standards

German rig manufacturer Klemm Bohrtechnik recently presented its latest technology at the Bauer in-house exhibition
Magazine Article Equipment 06 Jun 2014 0 Stars

Ausdrill appoints new Africa COO

Ausdrill has announced the appointment of John Kavanagh as chief operating officer – Africa
Magazine Article People 06 Jun 2014 0 Stars

Efficient to the core

At a time when safety, cost-effectiveness, efficiency and environmental stewardship are in demand, sonic drilling presents itself as a beneficial solution for many drilling applications. Terra Sonic International details the seven primary benefits that sonic drilling offers
Headline Article Features 06 Jun 2014 0 Stars

ADSC’s lecture award unveiled

The International Association of Foundation Drilling (ADSC) has announced the ADSC Michael W. O’Neill Lecture Award
Magazine Article People 06 Jun 2014 0 Stars
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Russian precious metals company Polymetal International plc’s commitment to establishing an extensive pipeline of growth projects has continued with the acquisition of the Kyzyl gold project.
Russian precious-metals company Polymetal International plc has made significant progress at the Semcha platinum-group metals (PGM) property in the past year as it moves the project towards a preliminary economic assessment
The Republic of Guinea intends to launch, pursuant to the mining Code, a competitive and transparent invitation to tender for three bauxite mining blocks located in the prefectures of Boffa, Boké and Télimélé.
Indochine Mining Limited is developing a high-grade gold project at Mt Kare in PNG by rapidly developing wide, high-grade gold zones
Sarama Resources is a West Africa-focused gold explorer with substantial landholdings in Burkina Faso, Liberia and Mali.
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