UK customer to take delivery of the first of the new generation of down-the-hole rigs from Sandvik
The TY24 is an economical rock drill designed for long-hole drilling.
For a number of years Sandvik have been consolidating more features into fewer drill-bit models in order to widen each bit’s application range.
Atlas Copco discuss raising the power and extending the lifecycles of rock drills with advanced clean engineering steels
New Sandvik down-the-hole drill rig increases production at Gurney Slade Quarry
New Atlas Copco top-hammer drill rig takes drilling efficiency to new heights
Introducing the first of Caterpillar's new C-Series models
The benefits of regular re-sharpening of drill bits to extend the life of button bits and maintain maximum drill penetration rates
A personal insight from Skelair into blast surveying techniques over the last 25 years
Drillers looking to reduce their running costs do not have to look much further than the buttons on their drill bits. Sharp bits make money. Worn bits lose money. It is as simple as that, as Bo...
Sandvik DX800 meets Plateau Excavation’s drilling needs on US intermodal airport development
Steven W. Beasley, managing director of Rock Drill Engineering Ltd, explains why buying and using cheaper alternatives to ‘world-class’ down-the-hole hammers can actually prove more expensive
In situations where urban encroachment places limits on drilling and blasting, ripping and loading using excavators can be a viable alternative, as Rob Sinclair explains
Latest developments in drilling and blasting at the UK's largest quarry