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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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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

Sonic tips

Boart Longyear operations manager Fred Hafner offers the following useful tips to get the most out of sonic drilling
Reports Article Features 06 Jun 2014 0 Stars

Deep drilling challenge

Slovakia-based technology SME GA Drilling introduces its plasma-drilling system, which can efficiently reach deep underground sources, aimed at the oil-and-gas, geothermal and mining sectors
Headline Article Features 06 Jun 2014 0 Stars

No fear of heights

Technical consultant Fugro recently completed ground investigations and foundations testing for the Kingdom City development in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
Breaking News Article Comment 03 Jun 2014 0 Stars

Boart releases low-noise rock drill

Boart Longyear has introduced the new S250-M3 rock drill, an improved version of the S250, offering better noise suppression and lower vibration
Breaking News Article Equipment 21 May 2014 0 Stars

GEA details global geothermal trends

A new report from the Geothermal Energy Association (GEA), released in late April, reveals substantial growth in the global geothermal market
Breaking News Article Projects 21 May 2014 0 Stars

Immersive and Caterpillar extend partnership

Caterpillar Global Mining and Immersive Technologies have renewed their decade-long partnership for a further five years
Breaking News Article Equipment 21 May 2014 0 Stars

Quadruple launch

Italian drill-rig manufacturer Massenza continues to invest in technical development: this year the company has already designed, produced and sold four new drill-rig models
Reports Article Features 08 May 2014 0 Stars

Aiming for rock-solid reliability

Kennametal, a provider of wear-resistant products and applications engineering, is introducing a new platform of foundation-drilling products
Reports Article Features 08 May 2014 0 Stars

Delving deep into drilling data

By combining the right tools in the Vulcan mine-planning software, geologists can lift the lid on deposits to get a better view of what is there, before expensive drilling is undertaken
Headline Article Features 08 May 2014 0 Stars

Support for drillers

Sandvik unveiled its new tool for surface-drilling process management in March at CONEXPO. Pekka Kesseli, global product line manager at Sandvik Mining and Construction, answers GDI’s questions about Sandvik Driller’s Office
Reports Article Features 08 May 2014 0 Stars

Direct communication

Jean Lutz has extended its geotech-nical instrumentation range with a remote monitoring tool
Reports Article Features 08 May 2014 0 Stars

Geodrill appoints mining expert as board member

Ghana-based drilling company Geodrill has announced the appointment of Adrian Reynolds to the company’s board as an independent director
Magazine Article People 08 May 2014 0 Stars

No fear of heights

Technical consultant Fugro recently completed ground investigations and foundations testing for the Kingdom City development in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
Comment Article Comment 08 May 2014 0 Stars

Ausdrill Africa COO quits

Ausdrill’s chief operating officer for Africa, Chris Tuckwell, has resigned to take up a position with another firm in Australia
Magazine Article People 08 May 2014 0 Stars

Schramm’s latest rig is optimised for shale

Hydraulic drill-rig manufacturer Schramm has introduced the T250XD – the latest addition to its Telemast line of trailer-mounted drilling rigs specifically designed for shale
Magazine Article Equipment 08 May 2014 0 Stars
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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.
Midway Gold is an emerging, near-term gold producer on track to bring its first million-ounce project, the Pan mine, to production in 2014
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