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Boart Longyear Launches Line of Hammers, Bits

Boart LongyearBoart Longyear is launching the BLH series of down-the-hole (DTH) hammers and bits. Designed to increase productivity in reverse circulation (RC) drilling and conventional DTH drilling, the new BLH series can be used in almost all DTH applications, including geotechnical drilling, quarrying/mining, water well/geothermal, and mineral exploration.

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ATF Hosts RAM Surface Blasting Course

ATF Hosts RAM Surface Blasting Course The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) recently hosted R. A. McClure Inc.’s (RAM Inc.) premier Surface Blasting Course at the National Center for Explosives Training and Research (NCETR) at the Redstone Arsenal, located in Huntsville, Ala. It was the first such technical course held at the new center by an independent blasting educational company.

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Atlas Copco Secoroc COP 66 Hammer is Faster, Lighter, Shorter

Atlas-Cocpo-COP-66The new COP 66 hammer and its new platform design represent real innovation in down-the-hole drilling, according to Atlas Copco. You can see and feel the difference yourself: shorter, lighter, no exhaust tube and a solid bit with no center flushing hole. But the most surprising difference is that the hammer is even easier to operate.

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