James River Equipment Becomes Full-Line Epiroc Dealer

Epiroc added James River Equipment (JRE) as a full-line dealer in Virginia. Previously a dealer of Epiroc hydraulic attachments throughout the state, JRE has added sales and rental of new and used Epiroc drill rigs, along with rock drilling tools, parts and service. “We’re excited to expand our valued partnership with James River Equipment in the state of Virginia,” said Tom…

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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…

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Rockmore’s Vector Rod System Advances Drilling

Rockmore International will officially unveil its new Vector Rod System to the North American construction and aggregate industries at ConExpo-Con/Agg. Conceived to be a major breakthrough in improving performance and service life of extension drill tools in surface and underground percussive drilling applications, the new line of drill tools promises tremendous advantages in productivity and reliability.

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Robit Technology Measures Borehole Straightness While Drilling

Robit said it is the first company in the world to develop a patented measuring system that can measure the straightness of a hole during the percussive drilling process. The system is the result of an intensive, seven-year R&D program at Robit and is in operation at selected customers. Unlike existing, time-consuming manual systems, measuring during the drilling process does not…

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