Boart Longyear announces new partnerships with CAT dealers for distribution in the United States

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – June 7, 2017 – Boart Longyear has announced new partnerships for distribution in the United States with the following Caterpillar (CAT) dealerships:

These new distributor partnerships provide drilling contractors and mine operations convenient access to high-quality Boart Longyear top hammer tooling and products for drill and blast applications. Boart Longyear designs and manufactures a range of technologically advanced top hammer tooling for both surface and underground drilling and mining. With a complete selection of shanks, rods, bits, couplings and adaptors, CAT customers can now purchase genuine Boart LongyearTM top hammer tooling through their already established, trusted relationship with their local CAT dealers.

CAT’s network of locations in Minnesota, Iowa, Nebraska and North Carolina provides local availability of Boart Longyear top hammer tooling for easier access when and where they need it. Chief Commercial Officer, Mark Irwin said, “Working with CAT dealers has allowed us to make our products more accessible with shorter delivery timeframes than ever before. With their established network and our high quality top hammer tooling products and support, we are able to provide hard rock and soft rock top hammer tooling solutions for the local mining markets.”

About Boart Longyear

Established in 1890, Boart Longyear is the world’s leading provider of drilling services, drilling equipment and performance tooling for mining and drilling companies. It also has a substantial presence in parts and service, energy, mine dewatering, oil sands exploration, production drilling, and down-hole instrumentation.

The Global Drilling Services division operates for a diverse mining customer base spanning a wide range of commodities, including copper, gold, nickel, zinc, uranium, and other metals and minerals. The Global Products division designs, manufactures and sells drilling equipment, performance tooling, down-hole instrumentation and parts and services.

Boart Longyear is headquartered in Salt Lake City, Utah, USA, and listed on the Australian Securities Exchange in Sydney, Australia (ASX:BLY). More information about Boart Longyear can be found at To get Boart Longyear news direct, follow us on Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook.

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