FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions

What types of drills does your company have available?
We have two types of drills, rotary and percussion. The rotary drills are for jobs requiring large holes and greater depths, such as coal mining and heavy highway construction. The percussion drills are used for site development, reclamation and other types of similar jobs.

What is the difference between a rotary and percussion drill?
The rotary drill can drill holes between 5 7/8″ and 9″ up to a depth of 150′. The percussion can drill holes between 3″ and 6″ up to a depth of 110′.

Click on the links below to see the different drills we have available.

Ingersoll-Rand DM45
Tamrock 1500
Ingersoll-Rand DM50
Ingersoll-Rand 690
Ingersoll-Rand 570

Are all your blasters certified?
Yes, all our blasters are certified for construction, coal and quarry blasting.

How many states are you licensed to perform drilling and blasting services?
We are registered to do business in the following states:
South Carolina
North Carolina
Virginia
Tennessee
Kentucky
Ohio
West Virginia

Do you drill wells?
No.

Do you do residential work?
We work mainly with the heavy construction, coal and quarry industries, however, we have done and will do site development for residential customers.

Please let us know your needs and we will get with you to discuss them. Click here Request for Contact to send us an e-mail with your requirements and a phone number so we can talk with you.

What is the best way to get in contact with you?
We like to talk with our potential customers so feel free to call either Rich O’Donnell or Ernie Blair. Click here for Contact Numbers to get our phone numbers.

Or Request for Contact to send us an e-mail request. Let us know what you need and the best time to contact you.

How do you determine the cost for a job?
There are 6 ways we cost our jobs. The following is a guide for the pricing.

Trenching – Linear Foot
Presplit – Vertical Foot or Square Foot
Production – Cubic Yard
Other – Hourly Rate or Time and Materials

We will look at a job and propose the pricing based on the type of drilling and blasting to be done.