earth drill

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1. A hand-held carpenter’s tool for boring holes in wood, similar to, but larger than, a gimlet; has a long steel bit usually not larger than 1 in. (25 mm) in diameter.
2. A rotary drill, usually powered, for cutting circular holes in earth or rock.
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Two types of horizontal boring attachments turn versatile Little Beaver Mechanical Earth Drills into precise, timesaving horizontal boring machines that can be used for a variety of applications including conduit, pipe and irrigation installments.
Established in Europe in 1998, Auger Torque has global operations headquartered in Cheltenham, UK and manufacturing facilities in Australia and China, where it makes a range of earth drills, augers, trenchers and other attachments for loader cranes, excavators and skidsteer loaders.
Lifco (STO: LIFCO) announced on Wednesday the signing of an agreement to acquire Auger Torque, a manufacturer of earth drills and other attachments for cranes and excavators.