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Atlas Copco Launches Explorac 235 Reverse Circulation Drilling Rig

Atlas Copco’s new Explorac 235 is designed specifically for reverse circulation drilling and other down-the-hole drilling (DTH) applications. It is suitable for exploration drilling down to more than 400 m, and is available for assembly on a truck or crawler chassis.

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RAM Seminar Features Night Blast at Crazy Horse Memorial

RAM Inc. announced the dates for its annual fall Blasting and Explosives Safety Training (BEST) Seminar. The two-and-a-half day continuous education training session will be held at the South Dakota School of Mines in Rapid City, S.D., September 4-6, 2013.

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Flanders Debuts Fully Automated Multi-Pass Drill Rig

Flanders has completing the development and deployment of ARDVARC 4.0, what it is calling the world’s first fully automated multi-pass drill rig that also incorporates the world’s first autonomous angle drill implementation.

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Boart Longyear Expands Down-the-Hole Bit Offering

Boart Longyear expanded its down-the-hole (DTH) bit options by releasing 18 new product configurations that are compatible with more than 26 third-party DTH hammers. These additions enhance the list of Boart Longyear percussive bits that can fit third-party DTH hammers.

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Face Pattern System Features Display Interface

Oldenburg Mining has introduced a new face pattern system with an intuitive display interface that makes it easier for operators to execute drill patterns. Operators can program drill patterns into the ADS- 500 system and utilize advanced hole location and auto depth technology to drill faces out accurately.

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