That’s right, it can operate in 3,000 meters of water, and it can drill and sample up to 150-meters below the ocean floor while being operated remotely from a ship above the drill site. [Source: Edmonton Journal. Image: Edmonton Journal]
On October 26, 2007, a man was killed on Highway 118 in Simi Valley, California when he was apparently entangled in the auger of an excavator mounted drill rig. The rig was drilling holes for a soundwall foundation. Read the full article.