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DRILLING SERVICES

Major Drilling expands services underground

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Canadian drilling equipment and services provider Major Drilling this week announced its entry into the underground percussive/long-hole drilling sector with an agreement to buy Taurus Drilling Services for C$27.7-million. The Moncton, New...
25th July 2014
 
 
Drilling & Tunnelling

Continuous product development necessary

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CONTINUOUS DEVELOPMENT
As part of product development, Sandvik’s considerations include the design of rotary bits with more operational flexibility
Considering some of the key challenges currently facing the iron-ore industry, there is a definite need for original-equipment manufacturers (OEMs) to focus on product research and development for specific customised products, says tooling,...
25th July 2014
 
 
Drilling & Tunnelling

US company contracted to drill at Chile mine

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LEADING THE PACK Chile is widely known as the world’s number one copper producer Integrated exploration drilling services provider Boart Longyear was, in May, contracted to conduct exploration drilling at BHP Billiton-operated Minera Escondida copper mine in northern Chile’s Atacama Desert, says Boart Longyear Latin America...
25th July 2014
 
 
Drilling & Tunnelling

Strong Sheq adherence stands quarry in good stead

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SAFETY BARRIER SYSTEM When drilling or blasting takes place, blue poles are sunk into the ground 3 m away from the crest and static climbing rope is strung between the poles to indicate where the no-go areas are Cement and concrete manufacturer AfriSam says its Coedmore sand and stone quarry in Bellair, KwaZulu-Natal has survived tough market conditions and robust industry competition by adhering to strict safety, health, environment and quality (Sheq)...
4th July 2014
 
 
APPOINTMENTS

Master Drilling names new chair as Ledger exits

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JOHANNESBURG (miningweekly.com) – Following the recent resignation of its independent nonexecutive chairperson Peter Ledger, Master Drilling said on Thursday that Hendrik van der Merwe had been appointed to replace Ledger with immediate effect....
26th June 2014
 
 
MINING SERVICES

Ausdrill slashes profit forecast

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Australian mining contractor Ausdrill has slashed its profit forecast for the 2014 financial year, which ends this month, as the performance of its African Underground Mining Services (AUMS) business disappoints. The company, which owns 50% of...
2nd June 2014
 
 
Drilling & Tunnelling

Data management is a critical concern

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Managing data has become a critical concern in the minerals exploration community, according to a global survey report published by software developer Geosoft in November. The report found that there was a growing need for effective data...
9th May 2014
 
 
Drilling & Tunnelling

Resources Minister on Ghana’s Minerals and Mining Act

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Promulgated in 2006, Ghana’s Minerals and Mining Act is aimed at highlighting the country’s mining sector as attractive to investors, while at the same time ensuring that government takes a fair share in revenues that accrue from mining...
11th April 2014
 
 
 
 
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