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 Perseverance’s first cored-rock sample of Mars rock is seen inside its titanium container tube in this image taken by the rover’s sampling and caching system camera
CORE SAMPLING

NASA's Perseverance rover collects first Mars rock sample

First core sample drilled and collected from by Jezero Crater on Mars by NASA rover

08 September 2021

 An image taken by one the hazard cameras aboard NASA’s Perseverance showing the hole drilled in what the rover’s science team calls a “paver rock” in preparation for the mission’s first attempt to collect a sample from Mars
CORE SAMPLING

NASA's Perseverance team assessing first Mars sampling attempt

Initial core drilling attempt by Perseverance rover fails to deliver a sample from Mars' surface

09 August 2021

 IMDEX’s COREVIBE uses high-frequency, energy pulse-assisted drilling for wireline coring to provide significant advancements in productivity
CORE SAMPLING

A licence to drill — the next major improvements in core drilling

With core bit reaching the limit of improvements, IMDEX concentrates on other aspects of technology

12 November 2020

 A Geoprobe split spoon just pulled from a job site after being driven to refusal on bedrock (30 to 50 blows with the 340lb auto drop hammer) in two, 35ft borings
CORE SAMPLING

Geoprobe introduces a 3in version of its interlocking split spoon

Geoprobe is now offering its split spoons samplers in 3in diameter alongside the existing 2in option

14 November 2019

 Epiroc’s sales engineer Kris McCormick explaining the Epiroc Dry Hole Device components to trainees
CORE SAMPLING

Epiroc training expertise supports Raeburn Drilling Group

Raeburn Drilling Group has now benefited from S Geobor wireline drilling training by Epiroc

15 May 2019

 The Longyear Diamond Bit Color Series
CORE SAMPLING

Selecting the right bit in five easy steps

How to select the right drill bit for the job from the Boart Longyear colour range

09 May 2019

 The record setting Boart Longyear  drill crew in Ghana
CORE SAMPLING

Boart Longyear drills deepest hole in Ghana

A Boart Longyear drill crew in Ghana has set a depth drilling record in the country

01 May 2019

 MBI Drilling Products has introduced the new TTB – Through the Bit Plug
MINING

No drill rod removal with the new TTB

MBI Drilling Products has launched its patent-pending TTB - Through The Bit Plug

21 March 2019

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