Boart Longyear’s DCi Helps Cut Drilling Costs
Source: Boart Longyear Inc.
Olympic Dam is Australia’s largest underground mine site with more than 450 kilometres of underground development.
Gurtec`s rollers put to work on the world`s longest underground railroad
Under the Austrian and Italian Alps, the world’s longest underground railroad connection has reached half term completion. Sitting 8 000 feet below the alpine peaks, the Brenner Base Tunnel is an impressive 64 kilometre-long railway link between north and south side. With work commencing in 2009, so far 123km of the total 230 km tunnel system has been achieved, whilst total completion is scheduled for 2028. The construction of the tunnels has resulted in the creation of more than 25,000 jobs due to the...
Extended Measurement Ranges for Testing Oil Content in Water and/or Soil with the InfraCal 2 Analyzers
There are several options for InfraCal users who would like to measure from sub-ppm to percent levels of fats, oil and grease (FOG) or total petroleum hydrocarbons in water, drill cuttings or soil. The new InfraCal 2 has the capability of multiple calibrations for different concentration ranges while the standard InfraCal TOG/TPH Analyzers only hold one calibration. Listed below are the typical InfraCal 2 Analyzer calibration ranges for different applications.0.5 - 7.5 ppmThe increased sensitivity of the InfraCal...
TECH NEWS: New mid-range underground drill launched
Mining equipment and services provider Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology has responded to its customers’ need for a cost-effective underground drill – one that does not compromise on safety, reliability or performance – but still offers the same benefits and results as the premium model. This resulted in the launch of the mid-tier DD320s drill in June this year – to fill the gap between the company’s classic DD320 and premium DD321 drill, writes CHANTELLE KOTZE. According to...
Cincinnati Directional Drilling by ClearPath Utility Solutions
At ClearPath Utility Solutions, we handle a wide variety of horizontal directional boring projects and are committed to providing the best quality for each one of them. Our Cincinnati directional drilling company can help meet your drilling needs today! About Directional Drilling Directional drilling is the ability to maneuver a rod underground and direct it around obstacles. This is used when trenching or excavation is not a practical solution, and the process causes the least amount of environmental disturbance...
US Drillers Add Oil Rigs For First Week Since June
U.S. energy firms this week increased the number of oil rigs operating for the first time in seven weeks despite plans by most producers to cut spending on new drilling this year. Companies added six oil rigs in the week to Aug. 16, the biggest increase since April, bringing the total count to 770, Baker Hughes, a GE company, said in its weekly report. In the same week a year ago, there were 869 active rigs. The oil rig count, an early indicator of future output, has declined over the past eight months as...