January 29, 2018
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Directional Drilling Safety: The Basics

Just how safe is directional drilling? As can be expected from the industry, drilling isn’t the safest of professions. Paul McKinney, president and chief safety consultant […]
November 20, 2017
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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
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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
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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 […]