|The New Cat MD5150C Track Drill|
Caterpillar introduced the new MD5150C, designed for drilling 4-6 inches (101.6 mm - 152 mm) holes. HPR5128 is the standard rock drill (51 mm drill steel) for the MD5150C, while the HPR6832 Rock Drill (68-mm speed rod) and the HPR6030 (60-mm drill steel) are also compatible.
|Atlas Copco's DM 30 II Rotary Blasthole Drill Rig|
Atlas Copco launched the new DM 30 II blasthole drill rig , designed for both rotary and DTH applications. DM 30 II features a robust I beam frame, improved rod handling and breakout, increased decking and component access.
|Pantera DI6400 and DP2000 Drill Rigs from Sandvik|
Sandvik announced two new drill rigs designed for wall control, pit development and production drilling in open pit mines. Pantera DI6400 is a down-the-hole drill rig, designed for 115-203 mm diameter blastholes up to 45 meters in depth. The Pantera DP2000 is a top hammer drill rig which can drill 152-178 mm diameter holes 36 meters deep.