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Battery Minerals raises A$20m to fast-track Montepuez, Balama graphite projects

By: Natasha Odendaal     21st November 2017 ASX-listed Battery Minerals has received commitments from institutional, sophisticated and professional investors to raise A$20-million to fund its next phase of growth at its Mozambique-based graphite projects. Some A$19.5-million is being raised through a share placement at 6c and A$500 000... 

Boart Longyear to exhibit at Investing in African Mining Indaba; representatives will showcase a variety of innovative drilling equipment and products

3rd February 2017 Boart Longyear, the world’s leading provider of drilling equipment and performance tooling, will feature a broad range of innovative drilling solutions at this year’s Investing in African Mining Indaba, February 6-9, in Cape Town, South Africa.   Boart Longyear’s top... 

Ontario Government Awards Boart Longyear $1.37 Million to Help Improve Safety and Efficiency, Reduce Drilling Costs

28th September 2016 Boart Longyear, the world's leading provider of drilling services, equipment and performance tooling, announced today that the government of Ontario has awarded Boart Longyear Canada $1.37 million to support the development of a mineral exploration drilling site and drilling... 

New drills on show

By: Kimberley Smuts     23rd September 2016 Global mineral exploration company Boart Longyear is using the quadrennial MINExpo International exhibition and conference to showcase several new and tried and tested drill rigs. Visitors to this year’s event, being held from September 26 to 28 at the Las Vegas Convention Centre in Nevada, US,... 

Boart Longyear to promote benefits of sonic drilling during MINExpo International

29th August 2016 Boart Longyear, the world’s leading provider of drilling services, equipment and performance tooling, will present the advantages of sonic drilling over conventional surface drilling during MINExpo INTERNATIONAL 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada, from September 26 to 28.   Boart... 

Boart Longyear’s MINExpo exhibit to feature StopeMaster™ drill’s advantages for narrow vein mining

25th July 2016 Boart Longyear, the world’s leading provider of drilling services, equipment and performance tooling, will display the StopeMaster™ hydraulic production drill along with a wide range of other products at its MINExpo INTERNATIONAL 2016 exhibit in Las Vegas, Nevada, from... 

Joint forces to benefit from African mining services

22nd April 2016 Mechanised underground hard rock mining specialists Pybar Mining Services has signed an agreement with Mauritius-based drilling services company Capital Drilling to comarket underground hard rock mining services in Africa. Under the three-year agreement, Pybar will use Capital Drilling's... 

Companies ink deal to co-market hard-rock mining services in Africa

By: David Oliveira     15th April 2016 Australian underground hard-rock mining contractor PYBAR Mining Services announced a three-year agreement with LSE-listed drilling services company Capital Drilling earlier this month for the comarketing of underground hard-rock mining services in Africa. Capital Drilling is headquartered in... 

Drilling services provider secures NGL contract

17th October 2014 Integrated exploration drilling services, equipment and performance tooling provider Boart Longyear was awarded a contract in August this year for drilling services at the renewable energy company Magnum’s Natural Gas Liquids (NGLs) Storage project at the Western Energy Hub, in Utah, in the US.... 

Aussie blaster sets its sights on Africa

By: Ilan Solomons     7th March 2014 Australia-based drill and blast services provider Action Drill & Blast has developed significantly in Australia in the last four years, but the company told Mining Weekly at the Investing in African Mining Indaba that the time was right for expansion into Africa. Action Drill & Blast... 

High price of nationalisation, R1bn iron-ore drill contract, Wits’ acid water membrane

By: Martin Creamer     5th April 2013 State-centric policies can lose resource-rich countries a fortune; JSE-listed Master Drilling is providing services of Kumba Iron Ore; and local researchers have come up with a membrane to tackle acid mine drainage 


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