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EXCORE II Safety Overshot

In today’s drilling operations, safety is not an option; it is a critical component of every successful drilling project. We have developed our Excore II Safety overshot with both safety and performance in mind.


The safety mechanism of this overshot, unlike competing products, does not require direct intervention from the drill crew to engage.


This means that the crew cannot forget to engage the safety mechanisms as they are automatic and while pulling the tube, they do not have to stop the process to retrieve the core.


As a result, drillers are confident and have a peace of mind with one less process to worry about. This overshot simplifies the process and maximizes the speed of each over cycle resulting in increased productivity levels.

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We are happy to announce that as of August 2, 2021, all Canadian Fordia offices will be making drill rigs available to their customers. In an earlier blog this year, we announced that drill rigs would be available for sale in the USA and that proved to be successful, so Canada will now join the USA in adding drill rigs to their portfolio of drilling equipment for the mineral exploration industry.

The mineral exploration industry has seen a lot of change in the last few years. One of the most common challenges is finding employees. Between the cyclic nature of the industry and the recent pandemic, many experienced drillers have left and replacing them has been difficult for many companies.

At the beginning of the year, we decided to update our popular eGuides so our customers would have the latest and greatest information. We started with our most popular guide on choosing the right core bit and are now in the process of taking each guide and updating its information to represent the many changes that have occurred over the last few years.

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