Sandvik’s Surface Top Hammer drill rigs are well known for their high penetration rates and outstanding fuel economy. Coupled with low operating costs and better reliability, they are a popular choice when it comes to surface drilling rigs. However, these machines are complicated and blast-hole drilling is a difficult job. Sandvik’s new on-board software tool, Driller’s Office – designed for TIM3D drill rigs, helps make it a whole lot easier.
A high powered DTH drill, the Sandvik DR500 series replaces the Cubex QXR range. The DR500 Series DTH drills are known for their high performance, durability, and cost effectiveness.
If you are in the drilling industry, you will have heard about the DR540, the DR560, and the DR580. Built for continuous drilling in adverse, often difficult conditions, the machines are designed for structural durability and ease of maintenance. Sandvik also offers the world’s widest range of tools and accessories for DTH drilling. In addition, Sandvik’s global support network benefits the drill owner in countless ways – anywhere in the world.
There are thousands of job opportunities in the Canadian mining industry for a variety of skill sets. Whether you have a degree in engineering, in healthcare, communications, business, or the technical know how to operate the equipment; the options are endless. Canada, the country with the eighth highest per capita income in the world, is one of the wealthiest nations due in no small part to mining. There are more than 418,000 people working full time in the Canadian mining industry, according to the Mining Association of Canada. The second largest country in the world has a lot to offer the average job seeker, much more than those beautiful mountains and never ending coastlines.
Sandvik’s second offering this year has been the introduction of a new down the hole drill rig, the Pantera DI6400. The Pantera DI6400, designed for vertical and inclined drilling, will be a valuable asset to companies with varying mining needs.
The DI6400 has increased automation options and production capacity which were not found in the earlier Sandvik Pantera lines. In fact, this Down-the-Hole (DTH) drill platform was the winner in the Red Dot Award Product Design Category, garnering the highest marks from 40 expert jury members. The competition had machines from all over the world and the DI6400 outperformed them all.