blasthole drill

blasthole drill

A drill which cuts holes in rock for the placement of explosives.
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During a customer and dealer event held at Caterpillar's drills production facility in Denison, Texas, the company unveiled its smallest rotary blasthole drill, the MD6200.
Barloworld said that the order is for the supply, assembly and commissioning of three Cat 6060FS hydraulic face shovels, three 7495 electric rope shovels, six MD6290 rotary blasthole drill rigs, two MD6640 rotary blasthole drills and two C175 diesel engine motivators.
Ten workers lost their lives in the accident and one P&H shovel, one blasthole drill, one dozer, one grader and one Land Rover were damaged beyond repair.
Expected applications listed by Cat for the engine includes blasthole drill rigs, four-wheel drive agricultural tractors, forage harvesters, payers, other types of construction equipment, mining equipment, as well as irrigation, petroleum drill rigs, chippers and shredders.
CMCC's 21 new units include 13 190-t capacity Caterpillar 789C trucks, two Cat 994D wheel loaders, three D10R tractors, one 834G wheel dozer, a 16H grader and one Ingersoll Rand DML-SP blasthole drill. The new equipment will be used to start the sixth phase of the mine.
The Aquila system allows the location of a blasthole drill's bit to be accurately determined in three dimensions.
P&H Mining Equipment, a business unit of Hamischfeger Industries Co., has developed its first diesel-powered rotary blasthole drill designed for surface mining applications.