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Harlsan future-proofed the business.

Harlsan future-proofed the business.

    At present the mining industry is booming and many companies can’t find staff to fill roles that were often filled by overseas candidates. Harlsan had the foresight ten years ago to start training apprentices in conjunction with Kalgoorlie’s Central...

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How to buy better drill rods

How to buy better drill rods

Three ways to buy better drill rods. The drill rods used on an RC drill rig are one of the more significant costs incurred when fitting out a new rig or re-equipping an existing one. The value of that significant investment can be maximised by taking advantage of the...

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Harlsan is manufacturing in Perth.

Harlsan is manufacturing in Perth.

  With the increasing demand for drilling consumables globally, Harlsan has recently commenced manufacturing in Perth. The facility is in Osborne Park and is 4000 square metres in size and is expected to be fully operational by mid-year. This is part of the...

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Harlsan was proud to sponsor the WA Mining Club

Harlsan was proud to sponsor the WA Mining Club

  Harlsan was proud to sponsor the WA Mining Clubs, 2021 President’s Cup Golf Day which was held on the 12th March 2021 at the beautiful Joondalup Country Club in Perth. It was attended by over 240 players which was the largest Presidents Cup that has ever been...

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Look for quality when purchasing a new RC drill-string

Look for quality when purchasing a new RC drill-string

Look for quality and experience when purchasing a new RC drill string There is no substitute for quality and experience in RC drilling consumables. Choosing a supplier with extensive industry knowledge and a proven track record will save you time and money....

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Reverse circulation drilling turned around a gold mine

Reverse circulation drilling turned around a gold mine

How underground RC drilling turned around a Gold Mine Using underground reverse circulation (RC) drilling at underground operations is a relatively new technique in the mining industry In Australia, diamond drilling is synonymous with underground (UG) mining. This...

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How to prevent reverse circulation inner tube wear

How to prevent reverse circulation inner tube wear

One of the common problems associated with Reverse Circulation Inner Tubes was the premature wear and grooving caused by the traditional O-ring sealing system. Inner Tubes with O-rings were also prone to bouncing and spinning that further reduced the overall life of...

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Deviation when drilling deep RC holes

Deviation when drilling deep RC holes

Back in 2011, Harley Hollier at Harlsan was approached by a customer regarding a problem they had drilling 360m deep Reverse Circulation holes. Some of the holes had deviated more than 5 degrees off the intended azimuth when measured at the bottom of the hole. As the...

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What is Reverse Circulation Drilling?

What is Reverse Circulation Drilling?

Reverse circulation drilling, or RC drilling, is a form of percussion drilling that uses compressed air to flush material cuttings out of the drill hole in a safe and efficient manner. Thanks to the benefits enjoyed by this method, it’s become a popular technique in...

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What Is Air Core Drilling?

What Is Air Core Drilling?

What Is Air Core Drilling? An introduction to the benefits of Air Core drilling What is air core drilling? Air core drilling uses three-bladed steel or tungsten drill bits to bore holes into unconsolidated ground and is used when safe and clean removal of sample...

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