"We were confident that Condor Projects would deliver the engineering solution required and we were not disappointed."

Ian Ward, Galliford Try


Condor Projects Ltd is now ranked amongst the world's leading specialists in drilling blast furnaces for the production of iron.

With over more than 25 years experience in working on steel making plants, the management of Condor Projects Ltd can carry out the drilling of holes from 10 mm diameter for the insertion of thermocouples to 300 mm diameter tapholes to 5 metres or deeper. Condor Projects Ltd are also one of the few companies in the world to successfully drill the 'bear taps', a hole drilled remotely upwards from the base of a furnace into the molten iron to allow the furnace to drain.

With an international reputation, Condor Projects Ltd has secured contracts for the drilling of blast furnaces around the world, from the UK to Bulgaria and China. With over 12 successful contracts completed to date, Condor Projects Ltd has orders for another 10 projects, running up to 2009.

The potentially hazardous projects of drilling beartaps, carried out remotely by Condor Projects Ltd, safely and to budget. Specialist drilling rigs for the drilling of blast furnace tapholes. Condor Projects Ltd is drilling tapholes to an accuracy of +/- 10 mm over 5 m deep.