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While it may only be thanksgiving for Americans, luckily all of us across the world can still take part in black Friday. (We have Boxing Day, December 26th, in Canada).  So we decided to round up some great Black Friday sales for drillers (or a special...

Once a month, Alucast will sit down with an industry leading driller or distributor to talk about the drilling industry including emerging trends, new technologies, and problems facing the industry as a whole.  For our November Industry Spotlight, we talked to Darren Portway, Drilling Division Manager...

This week we wanted to take a detour from our regular scheduled programming and reach out to some drillers and give them a chance to vent some of their daily frustrations from the drill site.  What does this have to do with non-rust, lightweight and top...

So you’re walking through a park or a forest, and you see this blue rectangular box sticking out of the ground. What the hell is it and who put it there? It’s ugly and it seems to be in the middle of nowhere. Is it electricity...

What does it take to be a good driller these days? Of course being knowledgeable, consistent, and hard working are major factors that go into being successful in any line of work. But they’re even more important when it comes to the equally physically and...

For this week's Industry Spotlight, we spoke with Rosie van Walt of Van Walt Ltd. Van Walt is a distributor located in the UK, with locations in Spain, New Zealand and South Africa,  Van Walt ltd. are recognized as one of the best and most...

Let’s face it - marketing is usually seen as a chore in the drilling industry. For many  drilling companies, marketing doesn’t go beyond a sign on your drill rig, a box of business cards and Facebook page you haven’t looked at in the last 6...

This week, we wanted to talk a little bit about why we started Alucast a little over four years ago. As a former driller myself, we have a unique relationship with the industry and take pride in working with drillers around the world. ...

Once a month, Alucast will sit down with an industry leading driller or distributor to talk about the drilling industry including emerging trends, new technologies, and problems facing the industry as a whole.  For the first Industry Spotlight, we sat down with Larry Orzeske of Mobile...

CPT drilling is essentially another geotechnical investigation method that’s meant to be a little less intrusive than actual drilling and sampling. It’s going to give you certain properties of the soil formation that you will get out of a lab sample anyhow. ...