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Drilling services provider secures NGL contract

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 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 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 

Drilling contractor targets growth

By: Janice Healing A returning exhibitor to the Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada (PDAC) event is global specialty drilling contractor company Energold Drilling Corp.  

Anglo sells Boart Longyear for $545m

By: Nicola Mawson International mining group Anglo American has disposed of Boart Longyear, part of Anglo Ferrous Metals and Industries, for $545-million. 

Anglo American mulls sale of Boart

By: Martin Czernowalow Diversified mining giant Anglo American said yesterday that it would make a decision by the end of the second quarter of this year on whether or not to sell its mining equipment unit, Boart Longyear. 

Boart Longyear invests in BEE drilling venture

Global supplier of drilling services, products and systems to the natural resources, construction and quarrying industries Boart Longyear and Anglo American's business development and empowerment initiative, Anglo Zimele, have joined forces with empowerment partner Calulo Investments to form... 


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