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Read about Dando Drilling International's most recent products, press releases and activities in Asia.

Terrier Video: Mineral Sands

By Tomway | Nov 18, 2017 | 0 Comments

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

Dando Cable Percussion Rigs

By Dheya | Nov 16, 2017 | 0 Comments

Dando Drilling International is pleased to announce that with the new emissions standards which are due to come into effect in 2019, Dando will be bringing to market a new CP rig, the “Duke”. The new “Duke” will incorporate improved functionality, reliability and allow for the use of alternative engines that will meet (or exceed) … Read more

Multitec 4000 MK3 – Safe, Cost Effective, Efficient

By Tomway | Nov 3, 2017 | 0 Comments

The New Multitec 4000 MK3 comes with a range of features for increased safety, user friendliness, efficiency and cost effectiveness. Safe and User Friendly Designed in line with  the  high  standards  set by UK, European and international mine site operators, the Multitec 4000 builds on decades of experience in exploration drilling to provide a machine … Read more

Dando Terrier for Alluvial Gold Exploration

By Tomway | Nov 3, 2017 | 0 Comments
Terrier sampling mineral sands for Green Gold Engineering

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

Multitec 4000 MK3 Impressing in Tanzania

By Tomway | Oct 31, 2017 | 0 Comments
Multitec 4000 MK3 Drilling in Tanzania

Norplan Tanzania Ltd recently purchased one of Dando’s newest additions to the range, the Multitec 4000 Mk3. Requiring a variety of different site investigation drilling methods, Norplan have enjoyed success using the rig for Geobor S coring to depths of 30m and H-Wireline to 80m. They are also using Shelby tubes and a hydraulic piston … Read more

Developing the New Multitec 4000 MK3

By Taylor | Oct 29, 2017 | 0 Comments

Market pressures in the mineral sector have resulted in innovation at Dando Drilling International and has led to the production of their current best selling exploration rig, the Multitec 4000. “The Multitec 4000 is the most significant new rig in our mineral exploration range at the moment,” said Dando Sales Director, Quentin Dulake, in a … Read more

NEW Multitec 4000 MK3 Now Available

By Taylor | Oct 28, 2017 | 0 Comments

The Multitec 4000 MK3 is the latest development in Dando’s range of powerful yet compact multipurpose drilling rigs. Occupying a small footprint, the multipurpose rig is able to carry out a wide range of drilling techniques in areas of difficult access. The Mk3 has more power, a highly efficient Bosch-Rexroth hydraulic system and revised layout of … Read more

Kola Gold: Dando Terrier

By Taylor | Oct 27, 2017 | 0 Comments

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

Dando Buffalo 4000 – Cost Effective Drilling Technology

By Taylor | Oct 26, 2017 | Comments Off on Dando Buffalo 4000 – Cost Effective Drilling Technology

With over 140 years of involvement in many hundreds of rural water supply projects Dando have experienced first-hand the life changing, life-saving effects of providing a community with a source of clean and safe water. As well as the rotary hydraulic rigs for which they are renowned Dando also recognise the limitations that high costs … Read more

Cable Percussion Rigs – Drilling in the Tough Terrain of the East African Coast

By Taylor | Oct 25, 2017 | Comments Off on Cable Percussion Rigs – Drilling in the Tough Terrain of the East African Coast

Drilling & Prospecting Int. Ltd. was established in 2002 and is today one of East Africa’s largest geotechnical drilling contactors, operating a total of 15 rigs of various sizes and capabilities, including a Dando 2000 which has been used in countless projects on the East African coast. The Dando 2000 MK2 belongs to the range … Read more

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