The Engineer and the Diamond Drill in Northern Ontario

CIM Bulletin1943
DIAMOND drills have played an important part in the development of mines for many years. Recently. they have also entered the production field arid the use of diamond drills m the primary breaking of ores has become a big branch of the industry. The writer has estimated roughly that the total diamond drilling in Canada during 1942 was 5,625,000 feet, of which 2,250,000 feet, or 40 per cent, was for last-holes.
Keywords: Basalt, carat, diamond drilling, Matachewan Consolidated, porphyry, Bits, CORE, Diamond, Diamonds, Drill, Drilling, Drills, Mine, Mines
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