Mincon Group PLC, the Irish engineering group specializing in the design, manufacture, sales and servicing of rock drilling tools and associated products worldwide has been actively extending its product offering and sales support network over the last number of years.

Gold bars crop1Mincon Group PLC is a manufacturer of world class drilling consumables with a global reach and local support. Mincon has grown its global business substantially over the last fifteen years by ensuring that Mincon drilling tools consistently compete at the highest end of the market for performance, reliability and longevity. Mincon has strategically located sales and service centers staffed with high caliber employees with a strong knowledge of local market needs and requirements.


Mincon Group PLC an Irish Engineering Company with almost 40 years of manufacturing experience in Hard Rock Drilling Equipment has over the last fourteen years developed the HDD industry’s most comprehensive range of Hard Rock Pilot boring Hammer Systems for trenchless drilling applications. The current Mincon range of six Pilot Boring Hammer Systems are capable of drilling pilot hole sizes from 3 ½ inches to 9 ¼ inches.

Mincon Goup Annual Sales Conference 12 2015Mincon Group Plc hosted their 2015 Annual Sales Conference on December 1st and 2nd, 2015. The conference was held at our headquarters in Shannon, Ireland. Senior management representatives were present from the group’s five manufacturing plants and twelve global customer support centers. The meetings were chaired by the group’s Executive Management team led by group CEO, Joe Purcell.

The grade of an ore body and the mineral being mined is rarely constant. It can be more concentrated near the surface and dissipate as the drilling samples reach greater depths. Grade control drilling helps to define the economic limits and determine where the mineral is abundant or too scarce for a return on investment.

2014 has been a transformative year for Mincon Group. The company has been very active in product development of its standard and reverse circulation DTH hammers, and has increased its product offering through acquisitions and strategic alliances.

Mincon Group plc, a manufacturer of Hard Rock Drilling products for use in the Mining, Construction, Water Well, Geothermal and Oil & Gas Industries announces the launch of the newest addition to its Standard DTH Range of tools, The Mincon MQ Range.

Despite tough market conditions in the exploration drilling industry, Mincon is expanding its presence in the Australian market. As part of this expansion Mincon have appointed a new Sales representative, Jason Hudson, who will be based in Brisbane and responsible for developing sales in the East coast of Australia.

Jason has many years of experience selling drilling consumables to the Australian drilling industry and has had a strong background in the supply and service of drilling fluids in to the mineral exploration industry. Jason brings a wealth of new knowledge to Mincon which complements the DTH hammer expertise that our customers already know and trust.