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Sandvik DX800, DX780 delivered to remote arctic mining operation


In February 2014 RECON was approached by a new customer who needed to purchase two drill rigs and have them delivered to their remote arctic mine site. Upon discussing production estimates, machine availability, cost and delivery time – a Sandvik DX800 and Sandvik┬áDX780 were determined to be the right rigs for the job. The challenge for the RECON team would be delivering the two drill rigs to the polar destination on schedule, fully serviced and capable of exceeding the daily drilling expectations in such extreme conditions.

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