This is Derek Miller Speaking on Business. Boart Longyear is the world’s largest provider of drilling products and services to the global mineral and mining industries. The company focuses on manufacturing the safest and most productive drill rigs in the industry while navigating COVID-19 across the globe. Boart Longyear’s objective is to empower its workforce to apply safe practices and culture during the coronavirus, and Jeff Olsen, the company’s President and CEO, is here to share the details.


With over 130 years of history, Boart Longyear is not only the world’s largest provider of drilling and mining tools and services, but we offer after-market parts and services, as well as work to create a net positive impact in every jurisdiction within which we operate. We manage charitable programs in all of our key operating bases, and actively support the communities where our employees live. During this pandemic, we have made every effort to maintain work continuity, whether it be remote work options or health trackers with site specific COVID-19 controls to keep our people safe in the workplace. Through continuous research, we have adjusted our operating rhythm to be flexible, and we’ve implemented hygiene protocols and employee education for over 5,000 employees worldwide.


 Boart Longyear is creating a more prosperous future through community service and by offering drilling services in 16 countries, across 5 continents and selling its products in over 60 countries. To learn more, visit I’m Derek Miller with the Salt Lake Chamber, and this is Speaking on Business.