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Diamond Bit Effective in the Hard Ground Conditions

Boart Longyear’s 10UMX bit is a high-performance diamond coring bit with the freest-cutting matrix available, enabling the bit to penetrate the very hardest rock formations in extreme conditions, according to the company.

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High-Tech Q&A on DTH

Down-The-Hole (DTH) drilling is integral to a successful materials processing. Wolfgang Tronegger, product manager, DTH Surface Drilling, for Sandvik, addressed some questions about drilling operations.

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Atlas Copco Launches Explorac 235 Reverse Circulation Drilling Rig

Atlas Copco’s new Explorac 235 is designed specifically for reverse circulation drilling and other down-the-hole drilling (DTH) applications. It is suitable for exploration drilling down to more than 400 m, and is available for assembly on a truck or crawler chassis.

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Reverse Circulation Kit

Atlas Copco continues to expand its blasthole product offering with the addition of the reverse circulation (RC) kit for the DM45/50 mid-range blasthole drill. Based off proven systems, components and technology, the RC kit is designed to meet the demands of today’s expanding mining market by offering the added dimension of in-pit grade control.

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RAM Seminar Features Night Blast at Crazy Horse Memorial

RAM Inc. announced the dates for its annual fall Blasting and Explosives Safety Training (BEST) Seminar. The two-and-a-half day continuous education training session will be held at the South Dakota School of Mines in Rapid City, S.D., September 4-6, 2013.

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