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5 reasons to invest in a portable line boring machine

Posted by Simon Pownall on Nov 24, 2014 12:00:00 PM


Photo: LB100 line boring machine

Mirage understands that on-site working conditions can be challenging, which is why our range of portable line boring machines has been designed with ease of use in mind.

Offering the most reliable, durable, efficient and precise portable machines on the market, here's five reasons to invest in a portable line boring machine for your operation.

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Topics: line boring machine, portable line boring machine

Industry report points to significant future oil and gas investment

Posted by Simon Pownall on Nov 21, 2014 12:00:00 PM


A new industry report from Oil & Gas UK has indicated that approximately £1 trillion is needed to fully recover the gas and oil remaining within British waters.

According to the industry body, as much as 20 billion barrels of oil equivalent (boe) are thought to remain offshore in the UK Continental Shelf (UKCS) with £1 trillion needed to offset the operational costs and financial incentives required to successfully extract it.

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Topics: Oil news, Oil and Gas Industry

Show success at Offshore Korea 2014 for Mirage

Posted by Simon Pownall on Nov 19, 2014 4:30:05 PM


Flange facing machines and split frame pipe cutters were among the machines on display at the Mirage stand at the 2nd Offshore Korea 2014 exhibition in Busan, South Korea from 12-14 November.

Mirage joined 502 exhibiting companies from 31 countries for the 3-day event, to showcase its range of portable machine tools to the South East Asian market.

World leaders in offshore construction

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Topics: Offshore

Completing nuclear decommissioning with a CNC gantry milling machine

Posted by Simon Pownall on Nov 17, 2014 12:00:00 PM


Mirage Machines recently worked with a customer in the UK to help complete a nuclear decommissioning project.

A bespoke gantry milling machine with automated tool changing was created by Mirage which also included drive gearboxes, spindles and linear milling rails with high precision ball screws for repeatability and positional requirements.

The CNC controlled machine was also versatile for use in restricted access areas, and included combined machining applications such as pocket milling, drilling and tapping.

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Topics: nuclear decommissioning, gantry milling machine

Mirage attends NDA Supply Chain Conference and RenewableUK

Posted by Simon Pownall on Nov 14, 2014 12:30:00 PM

The Mirage team has been out and about at key industry events this month.

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Topics: nuclear decommissioning, wind power