auger drilling


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Related to auger drilling: Reverse Circulation Drilling, RC drilling

auger drilling

[′ȯ·gər ‚dril·iŋ]
(engineering)
A method of drilling in which penetration is accomplished by the cutting or gouging action of chisel-type cutting edges forced into the substance by rotation of the auger bit. Also known as auger boring.
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Auger drilling was conducted in these areas to penetrate this cover to obtain meaningful geochemical samples.
As previously reported, the auger drilling outlined a number of strong, cohesive gold anomalies which have recently also been tested by Rotary Air Blast ("RAB") drilling.
Mining company African Mining & Exploration plc (AME) (AIM:AME) confirmed today that it will launch an Auger drilling campaign on its Karan exploration permit in Mali.
26 g/t gold from auger drilling, and thick, shallow, drill intersections in aircore drilling;
Assay results1 have been received for the second phase soil-auger drilling (241 holes) that was designed to infill and extend the anomalies detected in the first round of auger drilling (755 holes).
Over 1,800 meters (6,000 feet) of auger drilling were performed initially, with 3,300 meters (11,000 feet) of additional reverse circulation drilling and 8,200 meters (27,000 feet) of diamond core drilling.
An auger drilling program was completed in March 2017 by the vendor.
A very successful auger drilling program was completed at the northern and southern ends of the Dankassa Gold Trend during October 2011.
Golden Eagle's teams carried out 2,100 feet of 4u-inch auger drilling in 196 drill holes and 610 feet of vertical channel sampling in 66 shaft-style exploration pits.
Tenders are invited for Installation kit for controlled auger drilling complete with hydraulic unit, auxiliary equipment and tooling (equipment supplied).
Perth, Australia, Dec 15, 2011 - (ABN Newswire) - Global Nickel Investments NL (ASX:GNI) is pleased to announce that the infill auger drilling and additional Bulk Leach Extractable Gold ("BLEG") sampling has now been completed on the structural gold corridor at the Jutson Rocks project, WA.
The grade indicated by auger drilling is only an indication of true grade, and it must be checked and calibrated by test mining.