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Articles & Whitepapers

  • What is the purpose of soil boring and borehole logging?

    What is the purpose of soil boring and borehole logging?

    What is the purpose of soil boring?Soil boring is a practice of geotechnical investigations whose purpose is to determine the soils load-bearing capabilities, water table and chemical contamination. Boring is important because (1) it helps to determine the capacity of the soil to provide support to the structures on the surface, (2) it reveals the permeability of the soil to

  • Practical Open Pit Rock Mechanics - Case Study

    Practical Open Pit Rock Mechanics - Case Study

    Project Description Open pit mining often result in high rock slopes, sometimes combined with difficult rock conditions. This is further augmented by large blasting rounds resulting in high ...

News

  • TECH NEWS: Partnership to deliver blast automation

    TECH NEWS: Partnership to deliver blast automation

    Orica and Epiroc Rock Drills will jointly develop an explosives delivery system using automation, enabling safer and more productive blasting operations in underground mines.As mines go deeper and ore bodies become more remote, the case for blasting ...

Equipment & Solutions

  • Shaw Portable Core Drill
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    Shaw Portable Core Drill

    The Shaw portable core drill is a nearly ideal tool for environmental and geotechnical field investigation because it can be used in otherwise difficult of access locations behind buildings, fences and walls, trees, escarpments and much else. The diamond core bits of the system are easily capable of advancing borings through a large array of subsurface materials including steel reinforced ...