Boart Longyear is the leading provider of mineral exploration drilling services and drilling products in the world today. The Company is the only integrated drilling services and products provider, combining engineering excellence, global manufacturing facilities and the most experienced drilling services group in the business. With over 120 years of global mineral exploration expertise and the most innovative products in the market, Boart Longyear ultimately delivers unmatched reliability, productivity and safety to the worksite.

About us

Our values define what matters most in our continued success, and serve as a guide for our business operations. Our shareholders, customers and fellow employees expect each of us to demonstrate a commitment to our corporate values, and use them as guiding principles in our decision making and actions, each and every day.

Our core competencies provide the link between what we value as an organization and how we live up to those values. They are set of nine key behaviors that describe the expectations of employee performance at Boart Longyear.

Corporate Profile

Boart Longyear is headquartered in Salt Lake City, Utah and publicly listed on the ASX (Australian Securities Exchange) in Australia. Regional offices and operations are located in Asia Pacific, North and South America, Europe and Africa.

Boart Longyear is a trusted partner and global leader in providing world-class drilling services and products to the global mining industry. The company also services industries in water exploration, environmental sampling, energy, and oil sands exploration.

The Company has a unique ability to manufacture and deliver a variety of tooling, equipment and expertise direct to customers around the world. Boart Longyear conducts contract drilling services in more than 40 countries, and provides mining products to customers in over 100 countries.

Environmental, Health and Safety

Environmental, Health and Safety are integral parts of the Boart Longyear corporate culture. We have demonstrated commitment to the safety of employees and customers and to the protection of the environment, as shown by our proudly earned OHSAS ISO 18001 (occupational health & Safety) and ISO 14001 (enviromental) certifications.

Our integrated EHS Policy is reviewed annually by our external registrar to ensure that our EHS Management System conforms to the requirements of our ISO and OHSAS certifications.

Our goal is zero workplace injuries, zero new cases of occupational illnesses, and zero environmental incidents.  We aim to always exceed the expectations of our clients, shareholders, host countries, local communities and other stakeholders.

Boart Longyear often receives recognition regarding Environmental, Health and Safety practices. We are proud of our EHS accomplishments over the years and invite you to read letters from some of our satisfied clients and other stakeholders.


The Boart Longyear Board of Directors and executive staff bring a wealth of experience from a diverse group of industries that provide the leadership and insight necessary to grow and lead the business into the future.


Boart Longyear operates and has employees in over 40 countries. We are dedicated to promoting the well-being and development of our diverse employees and communities in which we are present. We believe our support of those communities can best be accomplished through a variety of means, including training and hiring locals, financial contributions, in-kind drilling services, coordination of volunteer services by our employees, and limiting the environmental impact of our operations.


Model LF 70 - Surface Diamond Core Drilling Equipment

The LF 70, one of the most recognized small-format drills in the industry, is a flyable rig with a depth capacity of 700 m that can be assembled in less than an hour. With its innovative modular design, this lightweight exploration rig is ideal for drilling in remote locations.

Model LC 36 - Reverse Circulation Drilling Equipment

Designed with power to spare, the LC 36 (KWL700) reverse circulation drill is one of the most powerful and reliable RC drills on the market. With proven performance in some of the toughest conditions, the LC 36 is Boart Longyear’s largest drill, with 36 ton pull back capacity.


Long Hole Drill and Blast Services

As mines are developed, long hole drill and blast aids in mine infrastructure and breaking up ore deposits.  Boart Longyear’s signature Stope drills are able to drill diameters from 5cm to 75cm, depths up to 90m and drill and blast veins as narrow as 0.3m. These rigs can drill with either pneumatic or hydraulic top-hammers and can convert to an in-the-hole (ITH) hammer using the same equipment. Our equipment is designed to fit into most ...

Surface Exploration

Boart Longyear has experience ranging from greenfield exploration using reverse circulation bulk sampling drilling, brownfield tailings investigation using sonic technology and diamond coring to recover pristine bedrock samples. Our depth capabilities reach up to 3,000 m with diamond core, 1,500 m with reverse circulation and 250 m with sonic. We are also experts at wedge drilling, pre-collar work and directional drilling, and can provide other ...

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Soil and Groundwater

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Globally (various continents)

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