drilling consumables

Regular inspection of HDD tooling can reveal signs of premature wear and allow problems to be resolved before they escalate and become expensive repairs. Credit: Vermeer
UTILITIES

Inspecting HDD tooling: What can be serviced and what should be replaced

Advice on regular HDD rig inspection and service and when and why parts replacement may be necessary

18 June 2024

 Sandvik’s newly launched Alpha 340 asymmetric drilling tools, which replace the company’s existing Alpha 330
MINING

Sandvik's new Alpha 340 top hammer

A replacement for the Alpha 330 top hammer has been launched by Sandvik

10 January 2023

 A distribution centre in Hermosillo has proved beneficial for Boart Longyear in Mexico
CORE SAMPLING

Boat Longyear's Mexican distribution centre delivers on local commitment

Hermosillo distribution centre proved beneficial for Boart Longyear in Mexico

07 March 2022

 As ESG has an effect on the drilling sector in Australia the introduction of electric vehicles on mine sites is an initiative that can drive down an operating site's carbon footprint
VIEWPOINT

ESG and its growing impact on drilling companies

Peter Hall asks how is a focus on ESG is affecting Australia's drilling industry

11 October 2021

 Only genuine Kaeser spare parts and consumables have been rigorously tested by Kaeser with the compressed air equipment
VIEWPOINT

The real cost of spurious parts

Non-genuine consumable parts may appear to be a bargain but are they worth the risk

13 July 2021

 Adam Baker talks to GDI about his role as VP for down-the-hole products with Finish drill tooling specialist Robit
MINING

Following Adam Baker down the Robit hole

Adam Baker tells GDI about his role as VP down-the-hole products at Robit

28 April 2021

 (L-R) Jari Kolehmainen (production manager at Kittilä mine), Kimmo Kangas (sales manager Finland, Robit), Janne Saukko (general supervisor at Kittilä mine), Kari Alenius (VP Finland, Robit)
MINING

Robit and Agnico Eagle have signed a long-term cooperation agreement

Robit sign up to supply drilling consumables to Agnico Eagle for use in Kittilä mine

10 February 2021

 Tricone drill bits have been a specialism of Marchi Giorgio since the company was established in 1974
GROUNDWATER

Marchi Giorgio - keep calm & drill on

An insight into the work of Italian drill component specialist Marchi Giorgio

30 July 2020

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Geothermal Game Changer

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A Sneak Peek at the Future of Drilling Data

Drilling is the first step in an optimised mine value chain, so it is crucial to

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Gain Ground on the Competition

Rigs, tooling designed for direct push propel profits, production across industries

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