Glencore – Clermont Open Cut


Glencore Xstrata (Clermont Open Cut)


Clermont, Queensland, Australia


Surface exploration drilling

Project Challenges

  • Thick basalt and tertiary sands near surface
  • Remote location outside Bowen Basin
  • Metamorphic rock drilling in sedimentary basin
  • Continuous coal coring sections over 60m thick

Our Approach and Equipment Used

  • 2 X Sandvik DE880
  • Support truck with rods and water storage

Client Outcomes

  • Efficient mobilisation
  • Standardized procedures
  • Ability to change drilling methods as required

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