Canadian Mining Journal


Boart Longyear Canada


  • News

    DRILLS: Boart Longyear brings new rigs to PDAC

    February 20, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SALT LAKE CITY – Boart Longyear is bringing its newest drilling products and services to the Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada annual trade show from March 5 to 7, 2018, in Toronto. This year’s showcase includes: TruScan Innovative Core

  • News

    DRILLING: Boart Longyear XQ rods offer next generation toughness

    November 13, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – The high rotation speeds of diamond drilling add dynamic loads to the joints of thin walled drill rods, which are already highly stressed supporting drilling loads. Drill rod joints need to maintain their strength by

  • News

    DRILLING: Shop online to order drill tools and parts from Boart Longyear

    October 12, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – Boart Longyear announced on Oct. 10 the launch of My Drill Store, a new website for ordering drilling tools and parts online. Providing an intuitive online shopping experience, customers can now easily place orders, check

  • News

    DRILLING: Layne Christensen to distribute Boart’s TruCore technology

    August 15, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – Layne Christensen Co. today announced on Aug. 7, 2017, that International Directional Services (IDS), a wholly owned subsidiary of Layne  has entered into an agreement with Boart Longyear to distribute their TruCore electronic core orientation

  • Drilling: Boart Longyear offers hands-free drilling

    June 20, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Utah — Mining companies increasingly expect drilling contractors to keep pace with their commitment for healthier and safer work sites for all employees. Manual rod handling hazards increase the risk of severe hand and back injuries within the drilling industry,

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    TRAINING: Boart Longyear program teaches standards and best practices

    May 11, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – Boart Longyear recently launched its new global training program for drilling supervisors, drillers, driller assistants, mechanics, welders, manufacturing employees, and other front-line employees. The program includes classroom and on-the-job training, health and safety guidance documents,

  • News

    DRILLING: Boart Longyear marks 125 years

    June 3, 2015 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    LEADVILLE, Colorado – Boart Longyear of Salt Lake City, UT, the world’s leading provider of integrated drilling services and drilling products, celebrated its 125th anniversary on June 3, 2015, marking the occasion by announcing a historic…

  • News

    DRILLING: Boart Longyear hits large diameter target at Wyoming coal mine

    February 26, 2015 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – A Boart Longyear drilling team rose to the challenge as it bore down into the earth to create a ventilation shaft for an underground longwall coal mine in Southwest Wyoming.

  • News

    DRILLING: Driller supports major conference

    July 15, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Drill manufacturer Boart Longyear announces that it will be the major sponsor of the Australian Drilling Industry Association’s (ADIA) DRILL 2014 conference at the Gold Coast Convention & Exhibition Centre in Gold Coast, Queensland on…

  • News

    SAFETY: Kidd Operations’ outstanding safety performance recognized – again

    October 3, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    TORONTO – Ontario Mining Association member Glencore’s Kidd Operations has been presented with the President’s Award for being the top safety performer by Workplace Safety North (WSN). The honour was bestowed at WSN’s inaugural workplace…

  • Feature

    Equipment designer nominated to international mining hall of fame

    September 1, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Boart Longyear is proud to announce that Edmund J. Longyear has been nominated in the exploration category for the International Mining Hall of Fame. Longyear has been nominated for his influence in contract diamond drilling, geological…

  • Feature

    Hot Rods

    April 1, 2013 by Russell Noble

    There’s no official record of how many holes have been punched into Canada’s landscape, but when it comes to knowing who did much of the exploration and development drilling, the name Boart Longyear often comes up.