Like construction workers, flaggers and crossing guards, drillers have to work in extreme cold. Some, such as those in Canada, often work in the most northerly, and thus the coldest, regions of their country. Temperature, snow and ice constitute constraints in a number of trades.
While cold presents a series of risks for body and mind, it also affects equipment like drill rods. Consequently, maintaining these rods carefully is essential when the temperature drops below the freezing point.
Read the full article to get some tops for maintaining drill rods in extreme cold.