Drilling Rigs

April 19, 2018

When Would You Use a Blast Rig?

Blast rigs, also known as blast-hole rigs, fill an important role in industrial drilling – they aid in reaching resources in unfriendly landscapes, making them useful […]
April 10, 2018

Looking for Drilling Equipment?

Bohrmeister specialises in custom design and manufacture of a wide range of drilling equipment and accessories. From rigs to crawler carriers, roto-magazines to drilling equipment, or […]
January 19, 2018
part of a drilling rig in warehouse

The Parts of a Drilling Rig – Part 1

Most people know the basics of drilling – there’s a drill bit that rotates while moving through a surface to create a cylindrical hole. The range […]
December 15, 2017
drilling rig outside on construction plant

Drilling in South Africa – Where We’re At

It’s the end of the year and if you’ve been to a mall lately, you’ll have noticed that it’s almost Christmas. Drilling in South Africa is […]
December 1, 2017
industrial oil drilling with men standing around it

Industrial Drilling in 2018

According to this article from Keystone Energy Tools, oil production and the drilling activities that accompany it is expected to climb in 2018. However, stricter regulations […]
October 9, 2017
blast hole rig with guys using it

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 […]
September 20, 2017
diamond core drilling

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

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
sonic drilling equipment

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 […]