What's new at CONEXPO 2020?

During CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2020, the international trade show for the construction industries, more than 2,500 exhibitors will be showcasing new products and technologies at the Las Vegas Convention Center in Nevada, US, on March 10-14.







Here, GDI lists some of the drilling equipment and solution providers exhibiting at the 2020 edition of CONEXPO-CON/AGG and an insight into what to expect from them.










Boart Longyear will have its new LS600 sonic drilling rig on display during CONEXPO 2020

Company name: Boart Longyear

Main business sector: Drilling equipment and drilling service.

Exhibiting/launching/announcing: Boart Longyear is taking the opportunity to display its new LS600 sonic drilling rig and support vehicle, as well as overburden, construction and percussive tooling.

Visit us at stand number: BL218

Website: boartlongyear.com 


One of ChemGrout's CG-680 High Pressure series of Colloidal mixers  

Company name: ChemGrout, Inc.

Main business sector: Heavy construction.

Exhibiting/launching/announcing: A wide variety of grouting equipment.

Visit us at stand number: Silver Lot 6914

Website: chemgrout.com




Among the machinery being shown by Ditch Witch will be the JT24 HDD which offers operators ease of use on congested jobsites

Company name: Ditch Witch

Main business sector: Underground construction/landscaping.

Exhibiting/launching/announcing: Ditch Witch will be exhibiting the SK3000 - a full-size stand-on skid steer, the HX30G vacuum excavator and the JT24 horizontal directional drill.

The SK3000 is the largest stand-on skid steer in Ditch Witch's fleet, and it is built to handle a wide range of construction, landscape and hardscape jobs - including jobs that are normally reserved for traditional, caged skid steers.

The HX30G is designed as the economical option for excavation and non-hazardous clean-up jobs. Its low profile brings manoeuvrability and versatility to jobsites while still maintaining the power expected by vacuum excavator operators.

Built for optimal stability, durability and power, the JT24 offers operators ease of use on congested jobsites. The JT24 uses leading technology to conserve power where it matters most on HDD jobs - downhole.

Stand number: C31857

Website: ditchwitch.com


Company name: Drill King International

Main business sector: Manufacturer of DTH drilling accessories.

Exhibiting/launching/announcing: DTH hammers, bits, casing advance systems, shock subs, Wai fluid hammers.

Visit us at stand number: B91503

Website: drillking.net


Company name: DRILLMAX

Main business sector: Water well and geothermal drill rigs

Exhibiting/launching/announcing: The DRILLMAX 250, which is mounted on a truck under CDL requirements. It can handle 20ft drill pipe and is the perfect rig for 2in - 6in shallow water wells.

Visit us at stand number: F3586

Website: drillmaxrigs.com



The Sonic Mito 70 is a highly versatile, hydraulic foundation drill rig

Company name: Eijkelkamp North America/Fraste

Main business sector: Drilling

Exhibiting/launching/announcing: The Sonic Mito 70, a highly versatile, hydraulic foundation drill rig. This drill rig is outfitted with a traversing mechanism, making it suitable for civil engineering, micro-piles, anchoring, jet grouting, and other construction projects. Thanks to new, innovative design techniques and Fraste Articulation System, this rig is easily manoeuvred, reliable and efficient. We will also be showcasing the Mito 8, Mito 40CS and more.

Visit us at stand number: F-1047

Website: eijkelkamp-usa.com


Company name: Element Six

Main business sector: Industrial tools and technology. We are a global leader in the design, development and production of synthetic diamond and tungsten carbide supermaterials.

Exhibiting/launching/announcing: The Element Six Mining, Road and Wear products, including MasterGrade and T-Series road milling bits.

Visit us at stand number: B91127

Website: e6.com


Company name: Elgin Separation Solutions

Main business sector: Mining and aggregate.

Exhibiting/launching/announcing: Tabor reverse incline vibrating screen and vertical cuttings dryer.

Visit us at stand number: C31612

Website: elginseparationsolutions.com


Company name: Geoprobe

Main business sector: Technical drilling machines and tools

Exhibiting/launching/announcing: The Geoprobe Model 7822DT combination drill rig is a high-capacity direct push machine with a narrow platform for limited access areas and a sufficient stroke for added workspace under the hammer. It was designed with specific goals in mind for the technical driller; dependability, expandability, performance.

Visit us at stand number: F3586

Website: geoprobe.com


Company name: Hütte Bohrtechnik GmbH

Main business sector: Drilling rigs, accessories, know-how and service for civil engineering and geothermal drilling.

Exhibiting/launching/announcing: Alongside the drilling rigs Hütte HBR 605 and HBR 610 Hütte Bohrtechnik will be showing the latest technological equipment in its product range.

Visit us at stand number: F5815

Website: huette.casagrandegroup.com


Company name: Infinity Tool MFG

Main business sector: Rock drilling consumables.

Exhibiting/launching/announcing: Rock directional drilling consumables including PDC bits, PDC reamers, DTH hammer bits and tricone hole openers.

Visit us at stand number: B90423

Website: infinitytoolmfg.com



The PM23LC long reach piling rig will feature on the Junttan stand at CONEXPO

Company name: Junttan Usa, Inc.

Main business sector: Hydraulic pile driving rigs, multipurpose drilling rigs, hydraulic piling hammers and power packs, services, spare parts, and training.

Exhibiting/launching/announcing: The PM23LC long reach piling rig with HHK 3/5SL hydraulic hammer will feature on the Junttan stand.

Visit us at stand number: F3576

Website: junttan.com



The LSGT+HDA is a new track-mounted drill rig manufactured by Lone Star Drills

Company name: Lone Star Drills / Little Beaver

Main business sector: Soil sampling, water well drilling, geotechnical testing and auger drilling.

Exhibiting/launching/announcing: The brand-new LSGT+HDA drill from Lone Star is a track-mounted unit, which allows operators to position the drill in hard-to-reach areas and have levelling control with hydraulics.

Visit us at stand number: B90122

Website: lonestardrills.com



Numa's exhibit will feature one of the largest ranges of DTH and HDD rock drilling hammers and bits available in the industry

Company name: Numa Hammers & Bits


Main business sector: DTH hammers and bits, HDD hammers and bits, and rock drilling products.

Exhibiting/launching/announcing: Numa's exhibit will feature one of the largest ranges of DTH and HDD rock drilling hammers and bits available in the industry today. With over 110 products, Numa's leading drilling technology is capable of drilling vertical, horizontal, and reverse circulation holes from 3-1/2 to 50-1/2in (89 - 1,283mm) in diameter in hard rock and unconsolidated formations. Numa will hold demonstrations using a cutaway hammer to show how internal components operate while drilling. Also on display will be Numa's Super Jaws overburden bits, one of the best methods for simultaneously drilling and casing holes in unconsolidated ground conditions of overburden, boulders, or bedrock.

Visit us at stand number: Central Hall C32239

Website: numahammers.com



Hayward Baker is just one of the contractors to make use of REED Concrete Pumps' equipment

Company name: REED Concrete Pumps & Shotcrete Equipment

Main business sector: Pumping and shotcrete equipment for geotechnical customers.

Exhibiting/launching/announcing: Concrete pumps and shotcrete pumps and with integrated mixers.

Visit us at stand number: B7018

Website: reedpumps.com



The range of drill tooling available from Robit

Company name: Robit Plc

Main business sector: Manufacturer of top-quality drilling consumables.

Exhibiting/launching/announcing: Drilling consumables for aggregates production, concrete, piling, quarrying, tunnelling, mining, surface and underground construction.

Visit us at stand number: C33165

Website: robitgroup.com


Company name: Rockmore International, Inc.

Main business sector: Manufacturer of hard rock drilling tools.

Exhibiting/launching/announcing: Rockmore will be announcing its new Triple Lead and Double Lead thread features in its 5in and 6in class of ROK DTH hammers. The new Triple Lead thread available in its Driver Subs allows for easier threading and unthreading of the driver sub for in-hole replacement of the DTH bit without requiring the uncoupling of the whole DTH hammer or a break-out bench. The Double Lead thread available in Rockmore's Top Subs allows for greater retention of the DTH hammer in the hole without worry of the hammer uncoupling from the top-sub.

Visit us at stand number: C32559

Website: rockmore-intl.com



Designed for demanding high-capacity production drilling, the Leopard DI650i rig will be displayed by Sandvik

Company name: Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology

Main business sector: Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology is a business area within the Sandvik Group and a global leading supplier of equipment and tools, service and technical solutions for the mining and construction industries. Application areas include rock drilling, rock cutting, crushing and screening, loading and hauling, tunnelling, quarrying and breaking and demolition.

Exhibiting/launching/announcing: The Leopard DI650i down-the-hole (DTH) drill rig is designed for demanding high-capacity production drilling with 115 to 203mm (4-1/2 to 8in) hole sizes and 4 to 6-1/2in inch DTH hammers, in surface mining as well as in large-scale quarry applications. In addition to its powerful engine and compressor, the new Leopard DI650i incorporates a highly ergonomic iCAB cabin, excellent serviceability, mobility and fuel economy, along with scalable automation packages, to offer excellent overall productivity.

Presented at the show for the first time, SanRemo Mobile is a mobile-device-based connectivity solution for Sandvik surface drill rigs transferring easily, timely and cost-effectively drill plans, reports and other fleet management and drilling data for more efficient operation.

Visit us at stand number: Silver Lots 1 and 2 - S5249

Website: rocktechnology.sandvik


Company name: TEI Rock Drills, Inc.

Main business sector: Drilling attachments, limited access drill rigs, safety tool handler, and dust mitigation.

Exhibiting/launching/announcing: HEM drilling attachment, tooling handler, drill heads, and dust suppression Systems.

Visit us at stand number: C20914

Website: teirockdrills.com