A boring subject but at least somebody knows the drill


A boring subject but at least somebody knows the drill

Master Drilling answers some of underground mining’s most difficult financial and technical questions

Allan Seccombe

Master Drilling (https://www.sharenet.co.za/v3/quickshare.php?scode=MDI) remains one of the more interesting companies on the JSE, tweaking technology to answer some of mining’s difficult financial questions.

The overarching question is: how to get to an underground body of ore quickly and how to open attack points speedily. And, above all, how to do both these things safely and relatively cheaply.

It’s something that occupies the minds of Master Drilling, which provides critically important “raise boring” to the mining industry – a way to develop shafts between underground workings and the surface...

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