January 24, 2017 - 8:00 AM EST
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Boart Longyear to exhibit at Investing in African Mining Indaba, showcasing a variety of drilling services solutions

SALT LAKE CITY, Jan. 24, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For more than 125 years, Boart Longyear (www.BoartLongyear.com) has been setting the standard in the drilling industry by operating with integrity and providing solutions that produce results. Boart Longyear delivers solutions to technical challenges in complex operating environments through our investment in safety, our people and equipment.

Drilling Services representatives will be on hand at Boart Longyear's booth number 514 during Investing in African Mining Indaba, February 6-9, in Cape Town, South Africa.

Featured drilling services include:

Sonic drilling services deliver precise drilling with superior information
Sonic drilling provides a continuous, relatively undisturbed core sample. Boart LongyearTM sonic rigs and crews can reach depths over 700 feet (213 meters). Sonic drilling offers several advantages including in-situ samples, increased speed, risk minimization, and flexibility. 

Underground coring with a diverse fleet of rigs and mobile platforms 
Offering a diverse fleet of underground rigs and mobile platforms makes it easier for our crews to safely move from site to site. Our drillers have expertise that can accommodate projects ranging from small-hole to over 1,300 meter angle and vertical-hole projects.

Surface coring including deep drilling, directional drilling, and rod handling
With a complete range of core sizes, from BQ™ to PQ and larger, and our diverse fleet, our certified crews can reach depths exceeding 10,000 feet (3,048 meters). Boart Longyear is your full-service drilling contractor for directional drilling for hitting specific targets. We also offer the latest in rod handling technology and totally hands-free rod handling for optimal safety without compromising productivity.

Production drilling services include cable bolt drilling, long-hole drill and blast and more 
Our drilling service teams are dedicated to delivering safe, fast and effective production drilling by using pneumatic/hydraulic down-the-hole or top hammer methods for slot and inverse raises, long-hole drill and blast, V-30 drilling, and cable bolt drilling.

Reverse circulation drilling services with a diverse fleet of rigs and technical expertise 
Our diverse fleet of reverse circulation rigs includes various sizes, depth capacities (up to 4,000 feet or 1,219 meters), and mounting and weatherization options. Boart Longyear offers locally trained and certified crews with unparalleled knowledge and experience.

Rotary drilling services for freeze holes, paste holes, mineral exploration and water test holes/monitor wells 
As a full-service rotary drilling provider, we offer directional drilling, self-contained drilling fluids, air hammer drilling, dual rotary, dual tube flooded reverse, and reverse circulation drilling with the best equipment and crews.

Water drilling services for properly developed, efficient wells for long-term use 
Boart Longyear offers a full range of mine and other water drilling services, including production, de-watering, re-injection, monitoring, geothermal, and municipal wells. Our unique dual tube flooded reverse method enables drilling large diameter holes in a single pass.

About Boart Longyear
Established in 1890, Boart Longyear is the world's leading provider of drilling services, drilling equipment and performance tooling for mining and drilling companies. It also has a substantial presence in aftermarket parts and service, energy, mine de-watering, oil sands exploration, production drilling, and down-hole instrumentation.

The Global Drilling Services division operates for a diverse mining customer base spanning a wide range of commodities, including copper, gold, nickel, zinc, uranium, and other metals and minerals. The Global Products division designs, manufactures and sells drilling equipment, performance tooling, down-hole instrumentation and parts and services.

Boart Longyear is headquartered in Salt Lake City, Utah, USA, and listed on the Australian Securities Exchange in Sydney, Australia (ASX:BLY). More information about Boart Longyear can be found at www.boartlongyear.com. To get Boart Longyear news direct, follow us on Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook.

Contact: Monika Portman
Director of Product Management, Marketing, and Corporate Communications
Phone: +1 801-952-8451
Email: [email protected]


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