Boart Longyear Ltd was founded in 1880. The Company is a mineral exploration drilling services, drilling equipment and performance tooling company. The Company provides drilling services and drilling products for the global mineral exploration industry. The Company also offers mine de-watering, as well as energy and oil sands exploration. It conducts its business activities through two operating divisions, Global Drilling Services and Global Products. The Global Drilling Services division offers technologies such as surface and underground diamond coring, reverse circulation, rotary and sonic drilling. The Global Products division designs, manufactures and sells drilling equipment and performance tooling to customers in over 100 countries.