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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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Tried and tested

Sandvik’s RH460 DTH hammer family was bolstered with new models earlier this year, and the company has reported good results from its field-test sites
Reports Article Features 05 Sep 2014 0 Stars

Mud capable

New Zealand-based FlexiDrill group introduces its magnetic DTH hammer system
Reports Article Features 05 Sep 2014 0 Stars

No more trip-ups

Mincon Group recently launched its MQ range of standard DTH hammers – without foot valves. Here, it explains the reasoning behind this design decision and introduces its new customer programme
Reports Article Features 05 Sep 2014 0 Stars

Versatile blasting

German manufacturer Hausherr presents its new medium-size blasthole drill rig – the HBM 160
Reports Article Features 05 Sep 2014 0 Stars

Under one umbrella

Italian manufacturer OCMA DrillTech introduces its new Megabit forepoling system
Reports Article Features 05 Sep 2014 0 Stars

Engineered solutions

Drill sites can be found in and around tough terrain, restricted-access sites and fragile ecosystems. Here we look at how Dando’s engineers tackle these challenges
Reports Article Features 05 Sep 2014 0 Stars

Hands-on

Boart Longyear has launched a core-orientation system made for drillers, by drillers
Reports Article Features 05 Sep 2014 0 Stars

Helping define resources

Geovista’s Seghir Messamah describes the different categories of downhole sondes for borehole logging
Reports Article Features 05 Sep 2014 0 Stars

Imagine this

A look at developments in borehole-imaging technology
Reports Article Features 05 Sep 2014 0 Stars

Just log it

GeoMEM’s James Tweedie offers an update on borehole-logging software
Reports Article Features 05 Sep 2014 0 Stars

Liebherr releases construction simulator

Liebherr has launched its new simulator for deep foundation and lifting applications
Breaking News Article Equipment 21 Aug 2014 0 Stars

Little Beaver boosts Lone Star line-up

Texas-based manufacturer Little Beaver has added the new LS400T+ rig to its Lone Star Drills line for geothermal and water-well drilling in challenging soils
Breaking News Article Equipment 21 Aug 2014 0 Stars

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
Breaking News Article Features 11 Aug 2014 0 Stars

SonicSampDrill raises the bar

Sonic rig and tooling specialist SonicSampDrill, based in the Netherlands, released the new MidRotoSonic XL Max in early July
Magazine Article Equipment 04 Aug 2014 0 Stars

Calculating the cost

Pricing is the ‘bottleneck’ in directional diamond-drilling applications, writes Shteryo Lyomov
Breaking News Article Features 04 Aug 2014 0 Stars

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
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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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