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New Drilling Book Available

BlastholeReferenceBookOctober 7, 2011 – Atlas Copco Drilling Solutions announced the release of its 2011 blasthole reference book, titled "Blasthole Drilling in Open Pit Mining." This reference book is the second edition, and focuses primarily on rotary blasthole drilling and the techniques, tools, bits and various conditions that the drilling rigs are exposed to around the world.  The first edition was released in 2009, and the second edition has been updated with a number of new application stories, case studies and product specifications that are designed to address current challenges faced by Atlas Copco customers. The new reference book will be available through local Atlas Copco customer centers and distributors. The book is also available at