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Boart Longyear Taps CAT Dealers for Distribution


Top hammer tooling, Boart Longyear percussive bit and rod.

Boart Longyear announced new partnerships for distribution in the United States with three Caterpillar (CAT) dealerships. These partnerships will provide drilling contractors and mine operations convenient access to high-quality Boart Longyear top hammer tooling and products for drill and blast applications.

The following CAT dealers will offer customers Boart Longyear top hammer tooling for easier access when and where they need it: Ziegler CAT with locations in Minnesota and Iowa; Nebraska Machinery (NMC CAT) with locations in Nebraska and Iowa; and Prime Source Parts and Equipment, a subsidiary of Carolina CAT, which is located in North Carolina.

“Working with CAT dealers has allowed us to make our products more accessible with shorter delivery timeframes than ever before,” said Borat Longyear Chief Commercial Officer Mark Irwin. “With their established network and our high-quality top hammer tooling products and support, we are able to provide hard rock and soft rock top hammer tooling solutions for the local mining markets.”

Boart Longyear designs and manufactures a range of technologically advanced top hammer tooling for both surface and underground drilling and mining. With a complete selection of shanks, rods, bits, couplings and adaptors, CAT customers can now purchase genuine Boart Longyear top hammer tooling through their local CAT dealers.