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Dando adds sonic capability to line up

Dando Drilling International has joined forces with Canada-based Sonic Drill Corporation to develop a new compact sonic drilling rig for the UK market.

The Sonic SDC375 features the Sonic drill head which Dando says is unrivalled in terms of performance and reliability. The rig has been designed to have a small footprint to allow it to operate in tight spaces as well as fit inside a standard sized container for easy transportation between sites.

The development marks Dando’s first move into the sonic market but the company believes that the technique offers significant advantages over conventional drilling, including being faster, requiring less drilling fluid, offering continuous high quality coring and greatly reduced hole deviation. As part of the deal Sonic Drill will now act as Dando’s

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