The agreement makes IDS one of the largest and most diversified distributors of downhole core-orientation technology in the US. TruCore is available on a rental basis from IDS starting immediately.
Jason Smith, general manager at IDS, commented: "We are pleased to partner with Boart Longyear to offer our customers increased flexibility and broader options when selecting core-orientation instruments. With this new alliance, IDS will be in an enhanced position to supply its customers and the mining/drilling industries with some of the most innovative and advanced technology available to collect borehole information."
Michael Ravella, director of Geological Data Services, added: "Over the past 127 years, Boart Longyear has continuously delivered innovative solutions for the drilling industry, and TruCore is no exception. We've conducted extensive testing to ensure TruCore provides accurate data, is easy to use in both underground and surface mining, and enhances safety with less manual handling."