Atlas Copco DM30 Rig Goes Across the Country

For more than 30 years the Atlas Copco DM30 has been a mainstay in mines throughout the world with a reputation for safe and reliable drilling. The machine has now been redesigned as the DM30 II. The upgrade features improved performance, ease of maintenance and operator comfort.

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RAM Adds Critical Topics to Premier Surface Blasting Course

R.A. McClure Inc. (RAM) will hold its Premier Surface Blasting Course at the South Dakota School of Mines and Technology in Rapid City, S.D., from Sept. 6-8, 2017. In addition to the signature core curriculum, the three-day Surface Blasting course will add special presenter Randy Wheeler of White Industrial Seismology Inc., who will instruct attendees on proper seismographic placement, signature hole technology and wave form analysis.

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Boart Longyear Offers TruCore Orientation System

Boart Longyear’s TruCore is an easy-to-use electronic core-orientation system. Built from high-quality steel, TruCore also features a field replaceable battery. TruCore will help you improve driller health and safety with reduced manual handling time and a better ergonomic position when reading core orientations.

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Cat Blasthole Drill Cuts Costs; Improves Drilling Efficiency

The new Cat MD6250 blasthole drill delivers optimum drilling efficiency in single- and multi-pass applications for both rotary and down-the-hole (DTH) modes. Featuring automated operation, the drill runs within ideal operating parameters for maximum bit life, hole accuracy and reduced total cost of ownership. A sculpted frame design boasts heavy cross-bracing in high-load areas for maximum machine longevity. The machine’s four leveling jacks, mast pivot and deck are welded integrally to the main frame for maximum durability.

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Rockmore’s Vector Rod System Advances Drilling

Rockmore International will officially unveil its new Vector Rod System to the North American construction and aggregate industries at ConExpo-Con/Agg. Conceived to be a major breakthrough in improving performance and service life of extension drill tools in surface and underground percussive drilling applications, the new line of drill tools promises tremendous advantages in productivity and reliability.

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