Glencore Mount Isa Mines – George Fisher


Glencore Mount Isa Mines – George Fisher


George Fisher Mine, Mount Isa, Queensland, Australia


Deep hole navigational drilling

Project Challenges

  • Directional drilling
  • Significant navi angles
  • Long holes
  • Small target windows

Our Approach and Equipment Used

  • Boart Longyear LM90 Reflex navi tool, gyro and orientation
  • Mine spec LV

Client Outcomes

  • Zero incidents on site
  • $67/m saving compared to in-house drill crews
  • Holes >600m
  • 5 times more metres drilled than in-house drill crews
  • All navi target windows hit

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