drilling bit News

  • Turn your used drill bits into a valuable resource!

    Sandvik Mining will pay a premium market price for clean, uncontaminated, used cemented carbide bits. This is not limited to Sandvik manufactured products; similar drill bits produced by other suppliers will also be accepted. A centralized collection depot has been established in each country; all Sandvik Mining Customer Service Centres have now been set up to receive used carbide-enhanced ...


    By Sandvik Mining

  • Baker Hughes introduces new drill bits to drill faster and farther

    Baker Hughes announced today the commercial release of its line of Kymera™ XTreme (XT) hybrid drill bits, designed to help oil and gas operators lower their well construction costs through faster and more durable ...


    By Baker Hughes

  • New series of rotary bits from Sandvik cuts drilling costs

    Developed to meet the need for a more productive and longer lasting rotary drill bit, Sandvik RR221 is the latest update in the complete rotary blasthole bit range from Sandvik. Through comprehensive R&D expertise, Sandvik has made even greater advancements in the engineering of a more resilient bit designed to extend bearing hours -- saving ...


    By Sandvik Mining

  • Numa Releases a New Generation of Patriot 60 and Patriot 65 Hammers

    Numa, the world’s leader in DTH hammers and bit technology, has released a new generation of Patriot™60 and Patriot 65 hammers. Based upon advanced engineering and driller input, both hammers provide increased reliability, enhanced performance, and faster penetration rates than previous versions. “The new generation of the Patriot 60 and Patriot 65 hammers was designed with ...


    By Numa

  • Hart’s E&P: Self-adjusting PDC Bits Could Enable Autonomous Drilling Systems

    A new self-adjusting polycrystalline diamond compact (PDC) bit that can adjust its depth-of-cut (DOC) control characteristics to the constantly changing drilling environment marks a significant step toward autonomous drilling systems and related cost- and risk-reduction benefits. The bit, which has been validated in laboratory testing and full-scale field ...


    By Baker Hughes

  • Sandvik launches new pilot bits for more efficient raise boring

    Most raise boring applications begin with the drilling of a pilot hole. The general length of a pilot hole varies from 30 - 1000 meters, with standard drill pipes of 1.5 meter length. The time and cost involved in pulling the pipes out from a deep pilot hole is significant and the service life of pilot bits is therefore crucial when it comes to keeping down ...


    By Sandvik Mining

  • Drill cuttings treatment in Azerbaijan

    Drill cuttings containing hydrocarbon contaminants from the Oil & Gas industry are generally considered to be special waste. They are the broken bits from boreholes mixed with water and drilling fluids. Fluids released during the drilling process comprise of water, diesel or other hydrocarbons used for lubrication. There are various different ways to handle drill cuttings. To this ...


    By econ industries GmbH

  • Drilling into the Albermarle sound

    The bore into the Albemarle Sound was part of the Currituck County Mainland Water Treatment Plant Reverse Osmosis Expansion project. The concentrate water (or reject water) from the reverse osmosis process is brackish and must be discharged into a receiving water of similar quality. The County was forced to discharge the concentrate water at the mouth of the North River and Albemarle Sound, 21 ...


    By Universal HDD

  • CSIRO developing smarter drilling technologies

    “Our research impacts the most critical component of resource exploration and production,” says CESRE Chief, Dr Mike McWilliams. “Drilling is a major expense in the resources industry. Our scientists and engineers are comprehensively redesigning and improving drilling equipment and techniques precisely when global commodity needs are on the upswing. This is good news for Australian resource ...

  • Significance of Drilling Mud Solids Control

    It’s well know that solids content has influence on drilling process. Then, how to make the oil or gas drilling process better? The answer definitely is using solid control system to control the solid content. But what is the solids control? Let's have a look together. According to the different medium, mud is divided into water-based mud, oil-based ...


  • Boart Longyear Launches 4 Groundbreaking Drilling Products

    SALT LAKE CITY - Boart Longyear Limited (ASX: BLY) today announces the release of four new products during the first half of 2010. Products released include next-generation surface-set bits, a new portable drill rig, upgraded and expanded diamond coring bits and a new rotary drill head. These new industry-leading products feature unique technology advances for drilling contractors in both the ...


    By Boart Longyear Inc.

  • Concentrated on self drilling rock bolt manufacturing-Sinorock

    Sinorock is the supplier of self drilling rock bolt systems.We supply couplings, hollow core drill bits and other hardware for ground support and shoring anchors.We also manufacture ground support hardware like adapter coupling and special order accessories. The Sinorock self drilling rock bolt system is especially ...


    By sinorock

  • Torque Test Ensures Reliability of Steerable Drills

    Hydrocarbon drilling accuracy has been increased tenfold by using adapted advanced aerospace guidance systems. And an equally innovative torque sensor ensures efficiency during the equipment's regular programmed maintenance. ...


    By Sensor Technology Ltd

  • Sinorock self drilling rock bolts are manufactured to a highest standard of quality

    Sinorock is your number one source for all your custom self drilling rock bolt needs. We have been in the custom self drilling rock bolt business for almost 10 years, and are the leader in high quality self ...


    By sinorock

  • EPA begins drilling relief well to remove contaminated groundwater

    The US Environmental Protection Agency began drilling a relief well into the Leadville Mine Drainage Tunnel this week, an important step towards the removal and treatment of large volumes of metals-contaminated water that have accumulated in Leadville's historic mining district in Lake County, Colo. An EPA contractor, the Layne Christensen Company, began drilling the well this morning with a ...

  • UNIHAMMER at International Association of Specialists for Horizontal Directional Drilling 2009 (MAS GNB)

    During the annual seminar of International Association of Specialists for Horizontal Directional Drilling (MAS GNB), Universal HDD presented its revolutionary new air rock tool – UNIHAMMER. The event took place in Gelendjik, Russia on October 8-9, 2009. The focus of the seminar was on horizontal directional drilling in geologically difficult grounds, and more specifically in rock. The ...


    By Universal HDD

  • Boart Longyear to debut advanced MDR700 mobile drill rig at DrillFest 2015

    Boart Longyear a leading provider of drilling services, equipment and performance tooling, will debut the new MDR700 and showcase a range of other innovative drilling products at DrillFest 2015 this week. “Now more than ever, companies are increasing their focus on reducing costs and creating efficiencies in order to drive productivity and ...


    By Boart Longyear Inc.

  • Sinorock commits to providing every client with complete drilling solutions

    Founded in 2011, we have experienced an enormous change and development over the past years. Thanks to reliable quality, competitive prices, professional and valuable services, we now have grown to be a leading supplier of self drilling rock bolt in China. As a modern corporation, we operate strictly in compliance with the ISO9001 ...


    By sinorock

  • Boart Longyear to debut advanced MDR700 mobile drill rig at DrillFest 2015

    Boart Longyear (www.BoartLongyear.com), a leading provider of drilling services, equipment and performance tooling, will debut the new MDR700 and showcase a range of other innovative drilling products at DrillFest 2015 this week. “Now more than ever, companies are increasing their focus on reducing costs and creating ...


    By Boart Longyear Inc.

  • The federal government allows Shell to drill for oil in Arctic Ocean off Alaska

    The federal government on Monday gave Royal Dutch Shell the final permit it needs to drill for oil in the Arctic Ocean off Alaska's northwest coast for the first time in more than two decades. The Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement announced that it approved the permit to drill below the ocean floor after the oil giant brought in a required piece of equipment to stop a possible well ...


    By Associated Press

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