Norwegian Hard Rock Drilling
Directional Drilling over long distances
In House technology development and Equipment Production
Full Service Provider for Cost Efficient and Environmental Friendly drilling solutions in Hard Rock.
Diameter range 0,4 m and up to 1,5 m over distances up to 3 km.
Drilling of pressure shafts for Hydro Power Plants has so far been the main focus area for development of technology and business. Environmental friendly penstocks for several small hydro power plants in Norway delivered by Norhard are now in operation.
Norhard’s vision is to become an international leading entity for development and operation of cost efficient and environmental friendly full profile drilling technology for Hydro Power as well as other underground systems based on patented technology and equipment already in operation.
Fully electric operated equipment. Electric motor directly connected to the drill head and integrated crawler functionality enable drilling with none rotating drill string and low stresses at the drill string.
Cables for energy transmission and communication integrated in the none rotating drill string enables integration of systems for navigation, steering and data-based operation and surveillance of the remote-controlled equipment. Low weight on the drill string enables drilling over long distances. Integrated systems for navigation and steering enables capability of drilling after predefined curves with high grade of accuracy.