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24 February 2011 | Plant & Equipment

UK customer to take delivery of the first of the new generation of down-the-hole rigs from Sandvik

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11 May 2010 | Plant & Equipment

The TY24 is an economical rock drill designed for long-hole drilling.

01 February 2010 | Plant & Equipment

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.


14 June 2021 | Drilling & Blasting

EPC-UK explosives engineer Dr Liam Bermingham details new possibilities to digitally measure, store and analyse data throughout the entire drilling and blasting process to help implement a fully...

26 March 2021 | Drilling & Blasting

The digital future of drilling and blasting with Orica’s BlastIQ control solution

01 April 2016 | Drilling & Blasting

Atlas Copco discuss raising the power and extending the lifecycles of rock drills with advanced clean engineering steels

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08 April 2014 | Drilling & Blasting

New Sandvik down-the-hole drill rig increases production at Gurney Slade Quarry

08 April 2014 | Drilling & Blasting

New Atlas Copco top-hammer drill rig takes drilling efficiency to new heights

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08 April 2014 | Drilling & Blasting

Introducing the first of Caterpillar's new C-Series models

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08 April 2014 | Drilling & Blasting

The benefits of regular re-sharpening of drill bits to extend the life of button bits and maintain maximum drill penetration rates

08 April 2014 | Drilling & Blasting

A personal insight from Skelair into blast surveying techniques over the last 25 years

11 February 2013 | Drilling & Blasting

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...

Tagged in: Atlas CopcoDrilling
11 February 2013 | Drilling & Blasting

Sandvik DX800 meets Plateau Excavation’s drilling needs on US intermodal airport development

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11 February 2013 | Drilling & Blasting

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

Tagged in: Drilling
11 February 2013 | Loading & Hauling

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

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