Hermosillo, Sonora, Noviembre 16, 2024 (MMC News) – Bylsa Drilling has marked a historic milestone in the industry with the launch of its new NET ZERO electric drill. The event, held on Wednesday, November 15 in Hermosillo, Sonora, was attended by prominent members of the mining community and government representatives.
Benjamín Lagarda, CEO of Bylsa Drilling, highlighted the importance of this exciting occasion: “It’s time to take the next step. Reinvent, embrace change and effect change in the industry”. In this spirit, Bylsa Drilling is committed to meeting the current demands of an ever-evolving world and industry, reinventing the way mining exploration is done by adapting processes and technology towards fully environmentally friendly solutions.
Bylsa Drilling’s main innovation is the transformation of its machinery to electric power, which significantly reduces noise pollution, as well as oil and CO2 emissions. The new drill is 100% portable, can be assembled in less than 24 hours and offers the same capacity and performance as conventional combustion machines.
Amidst fireworks and applause, the Bylsa Green Otis EMP (Electric Man Portable) drill was unveiled, a revolutionary breakthrough in mining technology, whose name reflects Bylsa Drilling’s commitment to humanity and the environment. This innovative tool represents a paradigm shift in mining practices, promoting sustainability and aligning with ESG (Environmental, Social, and Governance) principles. Specifically, its use has a significant positive impact on accident-free drilling operations, contributing to safer and more responsible mining practices while achieving sustainable drilling metrics.
Its specifications are as follows:
“We firmly believe that we will be the key player in changing the way the world explores. We are proud to be the pioneers in this initiative as a 100% Mexican company,” said Mr. Lagarda.
Bylsa Drilling has risen to the challenge of minimizing the negative impact on the natural environment in terms of fuel, oil and noise pollution. “It’s not just about innovating, it’s about reinventing. We have created a 100% portable drill that requires no roads, can be disassembled and reassembled in less than 24 hours and, most importantly, its conversion to electric power minimizes environmental impact,” added Mr. Lagarda.
“The introduction of our latest innovation is more than just a remarkable technical feat; it serves as a powerful statement to the worldwide mining sector. At Bylsa Drilling, we aspire to not only excel in technological advancements but also to serve as a benchmark for transitioning towards greener and more sustainable practices in the industry. The NET ZERO drill epitomizes the harmonious synergy between cutting-edge technology and visionary environmental responsibility, illustrating our dedication to forging a sustainable future. As pioneers in this endeavor, Bylsa Drilling takes immense pride in leading the charge, setting a precedent for cleaner, more responsible mining practices, and unwaveringly committed to shaping a brighter, eco-friendly tomorrow.”
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