Boart Longyear adds new rigs to global service fleet. Boart Longyear is adding new exploration drill rigs to its drilling services fleet around the world to meet the demand of expanding exploration budgets. In Chile, a brand new LF160 top drive coring rig is being added to a current customer project, where two LF160 rigs are already working on site.
"TruShot technology is a new magnetic downhole survey tool optimised for field deployment in mineral exploration activities," said Mike Ravella, director of Boart Longyear's Geological Data Services. "Drillers are using TruShot to capture high quality, three dimensional hole path data that is helping our clients to accurately target mineral
Boart Longyear introduced the wireline core retrieval technology to the mineral exploration industry in 1958. After refining the initial system, the original Q coring system was released in 1966 and has remained the most trusted technology in the business for more than 50 years. FEATURES The genuine Q wireline system includes
A. Diamond coring is a drilling technique that uses a diamond impregnated bit to cut a core sample, which is then typically assayed for a valuable mineral or chemical content. As such, it is used primarily in the mineral exploration business, gold and copper being the two most prevalent commodities for which Boart Longyear is contracted to drill for in the United States.
Jan 10, 2014Boart Longyear has received the Association for Mineral Exploration British Columbia (AME BC) David Barr Award for its proactive commitment to health and safety. The David Barr Award is given annually by the AME BC Health and Safety Committee for excellence in leadership and innovation in mineral exploration health and safety.
At Boart Longyear we conceptualize, engineer and manufacture our legendary drilling rigs. With our extremely skilled drillers and well built drilling rigs, Boart Longyear has an impeccable safety record. In a global environment, Boart Longyear Core Drilling Services is the client choice in the industries we serve; some of the work includes minerals exploration, environmental soil samples, water wells, geo thermal
Jul 04, 2018The highest earner is Boart Longyear, having received 443 million USD in revenue solely from mineral exploration drilling services. The company announced an 11.8% revenue increase earned from mineral exploration drilling services, as well as an improvement in drill rig utilization when compared to the 2016 fiscal year.
These portable, small format drills are ideal for remote locations where deploying helicopter portable equipment is the only practical or the most efficient option. The Boart Longyear LF70 allows AK Drilling to provide their customers unparalleled mobility and access with advanced drilling capabilities for technical exploration projects.
Aug 21, 2017TruScan, an XRF technology developed by Boart Longyear and undergoing testing at the NORCAT Underground Centre north of Sudbury, is about to revolutionize mineral exploration. Housed in a trailer that can be mobilized to a drill site, TruScan provides geologists with drill core analysis in hours.
Nov 08, 2018The company operates drilling programs in all parts of the globe which vary from early stage exploration projects to mineral resource management projects on operating mine sitesfor both major mining and junior exploration companies. Boart Longyear consistently delivers innovative solutions to the most technical drilling challenges, in some of the most complex operating environments.
Boart Longyear are the leading provider of mineral exploration drilling services and drilling products. Boart Longyear drilling equipment include surface diamond core, underground diamond core, reverse circulation, multi purpose, rock drill and blast, geo construction, geo technical.
Boart Longyear will launch an AXT size GTUMX bit first in the South Africa region. This will be followed by additional bit size releases and expansion into the Asia Pacific, Europe and Latin America regions. GTUMX diamond coring bits feature the Boart Longyear UMX formula.
Leaders in Mineral Exploration AK Drilling makes effective use of the Boart Longyear LF 70. These portable, small format drills are ideal for remote locations where deploying helicopter portable equipment is the only practical or the most efficient option. The Boart Longyear LF70 allows AK Drilling to provide their customers unparalleled
This statistic shows the average quarterly drilling rig utilization rate of mineral exploration company Boart Longyear from the first quarter of 2014 to the fourth quarter of 2016. In the fourth quarter of 2016, Boart Longyear's drilling rig utilization rate was 32 percent. Exclusive Premium statistic. Get a Premium Account for unrestrained access.
Drilling innovations. Boart Longyear, the integrated exploration drilling services, equipment and performance tooling provider, has introduced the Drill Control Interface (DCi) to provide drilling contractors a fully electronic interface to safely and efficiently operate underground drilling equipment.