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  • 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

  • Numa Grows International Presence

    Numa, the world’s leading designer of DTH hammers and bits, has announced the addition of Andrew Robertson to its international sales team. Based in Scotland, Andrew will be responsible for driving sales and supporting International customers in the field. “With the further growth of Numa’s international presence, we continue to invest in supporting drillers with the latest DTH ...


    By Numa

  • Chuck Mills, president of Mills Machine Co. Inc., receives NGWA’s manufacturer award

    Chuck Mills, president of Mills Machine Co. Inc. in Shawnee, Oklahoma, is the 2016 recipient of the National Ground Water Association’s Manufacturers Division Special Recognition Award, honoring an individual’s accomplishments in the groundwater manufacturing industry including improvements, education, and patents and technology. “Chuck has been instrumental in ...

  • 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

  • Numa Exhibiting at Geofluid 2016

    Numa, the world’s leading designer and manufacturer of down hole hammers and bits, will be attending the Geofluid Drilling and Foundations show taking place in Piacenza, Italy on October 5 – 8, 2016. Numa will be exhibiting with our regional distributor and rig manufacturer, Ripamonti, who will be located in Pavilion 1, Lane C-D, Stand 189. Numa provides a full range of DTH hammers ...


    By Numa

  • Island Offshore Aims for Riserless Heavy Well Intervention

    Following a successful deployment of its riserless coil tubing (CT) technology in the offshore petroleum industry, Island Offshore is said to be taking it to the next level by performing heavy well intervention with coil tubing in producing subsea wells. In 2015 Island Offshore made history when drilling a pilot hole for Centrica by means of riserless coil tubing, in order to check for ...


    By Teledyne Webb Research (TWR)

  • 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

  • Sinorock Soil Nails Design Advantage

    Sinorock Soil Nails Design Advantage Sinorock soil nail is a kind of self drilling hollow anchor bolt. It consists of hollow anchor bar, drill bit, coupling, packer, plate and nut. Drilling, installation, and injection of the soil nail in one single operational step. And it has easy and similar operating principle for different rock mass and ...


    By sinorock

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Sinorock:To be a global leader of self drilling anchor bolt in engineering

    Sinorock is registered in China,serves the world in the areas of self drilling anchor bolt support and reinforcement technology.Sinorock supplies quality self drilling anchor bolt syetems which are made by her manafacture base in China,who is a certified factory according to ...


    By sinorock

  • 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

  • Focused on Your Success in 2015: Boart Longyear Promotes the Latest Innovations Driving Productivity and Safety on Site at Investing in African Mining Indaba

    Boart Longyear (www.BoartLongyear.com), the world’s leading provider of drilling services, equipment, and performance tooling is proudly exhibiting at this year’s Investing in African Mining, INDABATM, 9-12 February 2015. Visit Boart Longyear at booth number 3413. Now more than ever companies are increasing their focus on reducing costs ...


    By Boart Longyear Inc.

  • NGWA directors, officers set for 2015

    The National Ground Water Association’s 2015 national and divisional boards feature a number of new officers and directors. Heading the national board is Richard Thron, MGWC, of Mantyla Well Drilling Inc., in Lakeland, Minnesota. An NGWA member for 30 years, Thron has served on the boards of both NGWA and the Minnesota Water Well Association. He also has served on numerous committees for ...

  • Vermeer introduces the second HDD in its new S3 series

    With operator needs at the forefront of design and engineering, Vermeer has introduced a new horizontal directional drill with improved power and reliability for the increasingly demanding projects contractors face. The new D20x22 S3 Navigator® HDD was designed from the voice of contractors who desire a small footprint machine yet one that is able to increase productivity when working in ...


    By Vermeer

  • 2015 McEllhiney Distinguished Lecturer to focus on use of drilling fluids in well construction

    Ronald B. Peterson, Baroid Industrial Drilling Products senior account executive, will present the 2015 McEllhiney Distinguished Lecture in Water Well Technology “Drilling Fluids: A Common Sense Approach,” the National Ground Water Research and Educational Foundation announced today. Peterson, of South Jordan, Utah, has been involved in the drilling industry for more than 36 years. ...

  • Production and Usages of Tungsten Carbide and Cemented Carbide

    Tungsten (wolfram) is removed from a mineral just like titanium. Its extraction is cheaper though, as apart from being removed from an ore it is renewed from used tungsten metals. About 30% tungsten consumed globally is recycled. Four-fifths tungsten is supplied by China. Other tungsten suppliers include Peru, Bolivia, Russia and ...


  • A new era in horizontal directional drilling with the S3 Navigator HDD line

    Vermeer has introduced its first horizontal directional drill with a Tier 4 Final engine. The D9x13 S3 Navigator HDD — the first of the S3 generation of drills — features improved hydraulic efficiency and enhanced speed for greater drilling performance. The D9x13 S3 is designed for installation of utilities such as communication, power, gas and water, as well as some limited sewer ...


    By Vermeer

  • A new era in horizontal directional drilling with the S3 Navigator HDD line

    Vermeer has introduced its first horizontal directional drill with a Tier 4 Final engine. The D9x13 S3 Navigator HDD — the first of the S3 generation of drills — features improved hydraulic efficiency and enhanced speed for greater drilling performance. The D9x13 S3 is designed for installation of utilities such as communication, power, gas and water, as well as some limited sewer ...


    By Vermeer

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