drill rig

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Synonyms for drill rig

rig used in drilling for oil or gas

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Empire/GSLM had planned to commence drilling in August of 2006, however delays in the issuance of the necessary licenses by the Australian Government as well as delay in shipment of the drill rig have caused the schedule to be moved back.
Sandvik Mining has been hosting a special Customer Day at its Tampere facility in Finland at which the company has announced two brand new drill rigs to some 300 visitors to the location from across the world.
Our Next Generation range of underground drill rigs, spearheaded by the DD422i Axera development jumbo, has been designed to meet these challenges.
TSX VENTURE:EDR)(FWB:EJD) announces that four diamond drill rigs are now working at the Guanacevi Project in Durango, Mexico.
The diamond drill rig is still on schedule to be slung by helicopter from Iliamna, where it was stored over the winter, to the first drill site on June 15.
One drill rig is currently testing one of three targets associated with the Manitou-Barvue Felsic Complex, which hosts the Manitou-Barvue Mine.
Drill rig duplicates, standards, and blanks were submitted to other labs for verification.
This larger drill rig may also be utilized in deeper drilling on the sulphide zone located one mile east, in the event that positive results are obtained during the first phase of shallow drilling.
which includes the provision for three drill rigs, a Boyle 56 and two Longyear Super 44's.
About half of Ensign's present global fleet are Automated Drill Rigs.
In July, URI stated its South Texas production was being adversely affected by a shortage of drill rigs, permitting delays, and weather related problems.
STOCKHOLM, Sweden -- Companhia Vale do Rio Doce (CVRD), a large diversified mining company based in Rio de Janeiro , Brazil, has recently ordered eleven blasthole drill rigs from Atlas Copco (STO:ATCOA) (STO:ATCOB) Drilling Solutions.
Sunridge has contracted four drill rigs to complete a 25,000 metre drill program over the next several months.
Galore Creek Program - 7 drill rigs to complete over 50,000 meters (164,000 feet) of drilling.
Atlas Copco has signed a contract to deliver five drill rigs for use on the Consorzio TAT (Tunnel AlpTransit - Ticino), Switzerland.