Directional diamond drilling allows for the exploration of ore bodies by using special means to control the trajectory of the borehole. Directional diamond drilling is growing in popularity and has a wide range of applications in ore deposits exploration, but with multiple possible technologies it can be challenging for mining companies to identify the best-fit product for the drilling projects.

Shteryo Lyomov who has professional interests in the field of drilling technology, including cementing, drilling fluids and hydraulics, fluid flow in porous media as well as bottom hole tools.  To learn more about contemporary directional diamond drilling applications join Associate Professor Lyomov of the Faculty of Geology at St. Ivan Rilski University of Mining and Geology at MINEX Europe 2019 on 25-27 June 2019.

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