The Redpath Group recently secured the sale of six Redbore raise drills destined for the Chilean market. Four of the drills are Redbore 50 MDURH model machines (multi-directional up-ream hydraulically powered drills), whereas the other two machines are of the Redbore 60 UR and Redbore 65 models, respectively.
All six drills were designed, manufactured and assembled at the Redpath Raiseboring production facility in North Bay, Canada. “The client wanted to expand their service offering and needed a reliable product that would meet the demands for larger up-ream holes,” said Johan Davel, General Manager, Redpath Raiseboring. The Redbore 60 UR drills have a capacity range of up to 2 m in diameter in up-ream applications and were exclusively designed for the Chilean market.
Other drills in the Redpath fleet have a capacity of up to 8 m in diameter in conventional raiseboring application. The statement said: “Redpath Raiseboring is renowned for its extensive fleet of raiseboring machines which are the result of over 40 years of continuous innovation and development. The fleet is available for worldwide contract drilling and sale and includes the world’s largest proven capacity raise drill, the Redbore 100. Beyond drill deliveries, Redpath Raiseboring also offers replacement partsanda full rangeof project-support services focused on safety, risk management, project controls, training packages and commissioning personnel.”