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Newsletter February 2018

A Message from the Schramm Leadership Team

All that glitters could be gold.

One of the “constants” of the mining industry is its cyclicality, and for the past few years, the view hasn’t changed much for companies that have found themselves looking at the downside of the cycle.

The industry has been holding its collective breath for a while, watching as metals rallied across a number of commodities in 2017 and hoping it was the front end of a trend. Now, with mining companies announcing their spending plans for 2018, it is safe to say that the upswing is really happening…  Read more here

Digitized Rigs Change the Face of Drilling and Mining Workforce

As digitization becomes more pervasive, rig manufacturers like Schramm are expanding their scope of services and developing technology that will allow complex wells to be drilled more safely than ever before. This increased level of safety also allows drillers to expand their workforce as rigs are easier to operate and require less training… Read more here

Partnering for Expanded Service

Establishing trust takes time, but when a relationship is solid, it makes sense to take it to the next level.

That was Schramm’s thinking when the decision was made to expand its partnership with long-time partner Exploration Drill Masters (EDM). The Chile-based company has earned the reputation of being a reliable and dependable supplier… Read more here

Reliance and Compliance

With the United States Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Tier 4 Emissions Standards coming into force, drillers are working hard to ensure their rigs comply with this comprehensive national program to reduce emissions from nonroad diesel engines.

As industry is aware, the new standards apply to everyone, including owners, operators, parts manufacturers and even people performing maintenance, and there are lots of ways to meet emissions compliance… Read more here



Goldcorp chairman: Mining sector missing exploration technologies

November 9, 2016 | SNL, Angie Kean

Speaking at an international mining conference in Melbourne, Australia, Goldcorp Inc. Chairman Ian Telfer said the mining industry is in need of more “game-changing” and innovative technologies for mineral exploration.


How One Drilling Rig Maker Cut the Design, Manufacturing Cycle

October 17, 2016 | National Driller, Jeremy Verdusco

National Driller sat down with Mike Dynan, of Schramm, at MINExpo to discuss its newest rig, customer relationships and future of the company.


MINExpo 2016: Industry leaders talk about the future of mining

September 27, 2016 | Elko Daily Free Press, Marianne Kobak McKown

At MINExpo International 2016, industry executives discussed the future of the mining industry and how technological advances are helping companies focus on worker safety and training with the ultimate goal of reaching zero harm. Such advances demand for a more skilled, highly educated workforce.



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