Melville Super - Auger Rig

The drilling rig has regular monthly maintenance inspections that are recorded on a schedule and kept with the machine.

The rig is set up with the latest mine specific safety features.


Rig Overview – Melville Super - Auger Rig

Rig Carrier Truck Mounted
Rig Year 2008
Truck Model Isuzu NPS300

Rig Specifications

Winch Lines  
 Pull Down Capacity  
Mast Height Variable 3.6 to 6.3 mtr
Break out Table  
Break Out Spanner  

Rig Capability

Drilling Type Solid flight auger, SPT/U50 sampling, NMLC coring
Air Rotary  
Mud Rotary  
Solid Augers Yes
Wash boring  
Conventional Coring  
Wire line Coring  
SPT Hammer Yes
Insitu Testing  


Rod/Auger Guard Yes
Emergency Stop 2 on rig
Remote Emergency Stop  
Spill Kit Yes
Fire Extinguishers Yes
First Aid + Snake bite kit Yes

Specifications and Dimentions

Width 2.20 m
Length 5.70 m
Weight 5.5 tonne
Height (Mast up) Variable 3.6 to 6.3 m
Height (Mast down) 2.75 m
Pull Down CapacityPull Down Capacity
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