Bohrmeister Blog Articles

Directional Drilling News and Information

Welcome to our Bohrmeister blog page! Here you will find a wealth of drilling industry information, including different types of drilling rigs, what drilling rigs are best for specific contexts, directional drilling information, and so much more. Feel free to share our blog articles with your colleagues, friends, or anyone you think might enjoy them – and if you’re feeling exceptionally generous: leave us a comment!

November 20, 2017

Hands Free Rod Handlers

Industrial drilling is a particularly dangerous undertaking, with so many moving parts that can remove fingers, break bones and even cause death. The most dangerous position […]
November 8, 2017

Underground Drilling Rigs: How They Work

With South Africa being one of the biggest mining countries on the planet, our many mines feature a vast array of industrial drilling equipment. Underground drilling […]
October 9, 2017

Blast Hole Rigs: The Basics

Blast Hole Drilling. The name renders the process quite self-explanatory but the process is in fact quite meticulous and the geological effects are extraordinary. The aforementioned […]
October 5, 2017
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Crawler Carrier Types and Applications

A crawler carrier is a manual-driven or remote-controlled vehicle used in the drilling industry to transport drilling equipment, personnel and drilling supplies to industrial drilling locations. […]
September 20, 2017
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Diamond Core Drilling Rigs: What Are They?

Contrary to popular belief, diamond core drilling isn’t actually the act of drilling for diamonds. To understand diamond core drilling, one needs to understand what ‘core […]
September 15, 2017

Sonic Drilling Rigs: How Do They Work?

Sonic drilling rigs, more formally known as rotary-vibratory drills, are capable of high drilling speeds while being able to perform tasks such as continuous coring – […]
September 4, 2017

Directional Drilling Equipment Basics

Directional drilling, otherwise known as Horizontal Directional Drilling (HDD for short), is the act of drilling in a non-vertical trajectory. There are four main types of […]
August 14, 2017

Drilling Rigs: Past, Present and Future

Humans have been using drilling rigs for various ground explorations purposes since as far back as the first century. Essentially, a drilling rig is a mechanism […]
August 7, 2017

Bohrmeister 101: What are Drilling Rigs Used For?

DrillPower QLD, and Australian drilling company with 15 years of drilling experience, shares valuable insights into the world of drilling in this article. We’re not talking […]