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Tag: drills

Caterpillar plans to showcase its MD6310 rotary blasthole drill at MINExpo 2021. Photo: Cat

Digging deeper into Caterpillar’s MINExpo plans

August 11, 2021By

Caterpillar has big plans for MINExpo 2021, with solutions in drilling and site safety to be exhibited in Las Vegas.

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The SmartROC T45 is a top hammer surface drill rig for quarrying and construction. Photo: Epiroc

Epiroc offers glimpse at its MINExpo showcase

July 26, 2021By

Epiroc plans to exhibit a number of new and enhanced products at MINExpo International 2021, including drill rigs and tools.

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An underground drill jumbo is an example of percussive drilling. The first mechanized percussive drill was invented in 1844 using compressed air to apply the percussive load to strike the drill. Photo:

Blasting Through the Ages: A brief history of drilling

June 11, 2020By

P&Q debuts a four-part series with a reflection on drilling’s centuries-old history and an exploration of exciting technology to come.

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Epiroc adds Virginia dealer

February 21, 2019By

The company named James River Equipment a full-line dealer in Virginia.

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The expanded drill series from Sandvik is applicable to quarries and pit mines. Photo courtesy of Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology.

Sandvik Mining expands Ranger DX drill series

January 10, 2019By

Sandvik Mining expanded its Ranger DX series of surface top hammer drill rigs suited for multiple applications, including quarries and open pit mines.

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Crusher Works named distributor of Sandvik surface drills

September 3, 2014By

Sandvik Construction has named Crusher Works as the official distributor of Sandvik’s surface drills. Crusher Works, based in […]

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Atlas Copco introduces reverse circulation kit for blasthole drills

June 11, 2013By

Atlas Copco expanded its blasthole product offerings with the addition of a reverse circulation kit for the DM45/50 […]

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Cat showcases track drills, hybrid excavator in Peoria

April 8, 2013By

Caterpillar hosted a special event April 3-5 at the Edwards Demonstration & Learning Center in Peoria, Ill., showing […]

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