rotary drilling

Sandvik will supply five electric versions of its DR410iE rotary drill rigs to Tsagaan Suvarga Project in Mongolia Credit: Sandvik

Mongolia's Tsagaan Suvarga project gets electric Sandvik rigs

Sandvik has received an order for cable-electric DR410iE rotary drill rigs from Mongolyn Alt MAK LLC

19 April 2024

Epiroc is splitting its Tools & Attachments division into two divisions Credit: Epiroc

Tools & Attachments division divided in two by Epiroc

Epiroc is splitting its Tools & Attachments division and appointing a new division president

04 April 2024

Geoprobe sonic drilling versus rotary drilling proves profitable technology in Alaska for GeoTek Alaska employees Travis Drewry and Steve Simas Credit: Geoprobe

Establishing economical sonic drilling versus rotary drilling

Alaskan contractor sees the benefits offered by a sonic drill rig from Geoprobe

27 March 2024

 Sandvik newly acquired testing facility in Finlnd is the company’s first dedicated exclusively to surface drilling on such a large scale

Surface drilling mine being developed by Sandvik to test new technologies

New surface drilling test mine site opened by Sandvik to speed up product development

14 November 2023

 The XR600E was among the selection of rotary rigs supplied by XCMG for the piling work on the Chongming–Qidong Yangtze River Bridge project

XCMG's drilling technologies complete multiple record-setting projects

Drilling rigs from XCMG are setting records on infrastructure projects around the world

11 October 2023

 The use of a sonic rig can bring many advantages when undertaking site investigation work

Sampling with a sonic rig

The benefits of using sonic drilling for in-situ testing and sampling site investigation projects

23 March 2023

 Philip Weichbrodt of Nordmeyer GEOTOOL believes that modern rotary drill rigs should be multifunctional, capable of undertaking different types of operation

Rotary drilling today

What is rotary drilling, where is it used and what are the latest developments

24 February 2023

 Drilling technology of centreline head side shift on Geoprobe’s 3126GT lines up over the hole without moving the mast but has better pulling power than a 7822DT rig

Drilling technology for the times

How a contractor is reaping the benefits of switching to a more versatile Geoprobe rig

17 February 2023


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