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Junttan USA, a subsidiary of Junttan Oy, has signed a dealer agreement to represent XCMG foundation drilling rigs in the United States. These rigs, custom-built by XCMG for Junttan, will be backed by a full line of drilling tools, temporary casings,...
One Georgia county’s engineer tried to build a stable foundation for improvements to a pump station by pinning it down with rock anchors and UMA Geotechnical Construction was the right fit for the job. “The rock anchors are there for...
Customers of Ditch Witch and Subsite Electronics products have been receiving world-class service and support from their local Ditch Witch dealership for decades, and now with the addition of two new product lines, underground construction professionals around the globe...
In 2016, Pucobre, a Chilean selective underground copper mining company, was in a conundrum. Grades at its ore deposits were falling, and global prices were unstable. The company knew it needed to change to remain competitive and began looking...
To help HDD contractors improve performance on fiber utility installation projects and other projects within compact jobsites, Ditch Witch launched the JT28 directional drill. Designed as an upgraded replacement for the JT25 drill, the JT28 maintains its mid-size footprint while providing...
Epiroc is now launching Omega S - the new tricone rotary drilling bit. A single sealed bearing bit that, when the seal eventually wears off, transforms to an air bearing bit thus increasing drilling performance with up to 30 percent...
Vermeer Corporation announced it has acquired electric-powered horizontal directional drilling (HDD) and fluid systems technology from Normag. Through this acquisition, Vermeer assumes the rights to develop, manufacture and distribute the proven fully electric HDD rigs, generator sets and fluid management systems,...
Drilling Specialties Company, a division of Chevron Phillips Chemical Company LP, introduces Tribex ERD, a specialized dry lubricant designed for the demanding environment oil and gas operating companies face in extended reach drilling. Tribex ERD, unlike most liquid or dry...
Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology are launching an entirely new product for their bench drilling Top Hammer customers: the Guide Adapter. It enables customers to reduce hole deviation in challenging conditions by up to 50% and achieve considerable cost...
The team from Ausdrill has recently commissioned two new MD6310 drills breaking ground at the Middlemount Coal Mine. In 2019 Ausdrill secured a three-year contract with Middlemount Coal for drill and blast operations, setting the team in motion to source...