The Dando Terrier

800mm wide, no site is too tight

Percussive and rotary options for all site investigation applications

One of Dando's most loved rigs for over 15 years, the Terrier has recently been joined by a new member of the family, the Terrier MK2.

The new MK2 rig draws on all the requests and suggestions from the Terrier drilling community from over the years, in combination with a healthy dose of design wizardry supplied by Dando's engineers.

Originally designed for site-investigation work in the UK, the versatility of the little Terrier rig - and its evolution over time to include a rotary mast - has cemented its place in a number of other sectors. From blast hole drilling in Mexico, DTH hammer drilling in the Congo, alluvial gold sampling in Indonesia, to site investigation in Hawaii as well as at home all over the UK, the rig has a place in every drillers fleet.

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Latest News

Terrier Video: Mineral Sands

Dando’s Callum me as just returned from a visit to customer Green Gold Engineering who are sampling mineral sands in Indonesia. The geology in the area poses many difficulties for representative sample recovery at high levels with running sands being a particular problem. Ask any driller how the approach running sands and you are likely … Read more

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Dando Terrier for Alluvial Gold Exploration

Indonesian Gold specialists PT Green Gold Engineering recently received a Dando Terrier for alluvial gold exploration on a new concession of mineral sands in Kalimantan. Requiring samples in the 10-15m range, Green Gold’s drilling division, Indrill, required a small, lightweight rig with low ground pressure to navigate the fine powder-white sand. The rig also needed … Read more

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Terrier Mk2 Rigs for UK Site Investigation

Two new Terrier Mk2 rigs setup for percussive sampling have been delivered to customers in the UK over the last few months. The first of these, STM Environmental Consultants are using the rig for site investigation in the Reading area. The purchase of the Terrier Mk2 rig is their first acquisition as they bring drilling … Read more

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Kola Gold: Dando Terrier

CEO of Dando Drilling International, Martin FitchRoy, summarises a situation faced by many in the business of prospecting for minerals, “ A fully fledged exploration programme has become prohibitively expensive,” he says. “However, what many prospectors are starting to realise is that they don’t need an operation with large coring rigs requiring high capital outlay … Read more

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Dando Terrier Feedback from K&A Engineering, Oregon, USA

Feedback received from USA based Dando Terrier customer, K & A Engineering about a site investigation project involving the small multipurpose rig: “(The) project included the demolition of three old buildings on a large property in the older part of the city and construction of two multi-story apartment buildings. Geological conditions on this site were … Read more

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Dando Terrier – Feedback

Just one of the many positive feedbacks we’ve had from customers who have bought our mini Dando Terrier site investigation rig. This is what Ian from Tightsight Investigations said about the Dando Terrier.   “The overall purchasing experience was a good one. I was kept informed on the progress of sale at all times…the rig … Read more

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