1. Oil and Gas Pipeline Construction Project Estimates

    October 27, 2011 by Rig Source Inc.

    Pipeline Industry Utilizes Crawler Carriers This article posted by the “Pipeline & Gas Journal” interestingly provides facts about new and planned pipeline construction, not only in North America but on a global level as well. Article states that “125,458 miles of oil and gas pipelines are under construction and planned… with North American projects accounting for approximately 40,382 miles.” Rig Source helps contractors service the pipeline industry by supplying new and used crawler carriers to increase productivity on the right a way.  These units consist of a wide-range of Morooka and IHI crawler carriers for sale or rent and we support them with our outstanding parts and service department which carriers everything from rubber tracks to replacement drive motors .  Depending on our customer’s specific needs, we also offer custom fabrication options such as: flatbeds and crane installations. If you are looking to buy or rent a crawler carrier or need replacement parts, feel free to contact us at 630-365-1649 or info@rigsourceinc.com.

  2. Rig Source Uses Morooka in its Own Yard Expansion

    October 13, 2011 by Rig Source Inc.

    Morooka MST800 crawler carrrier dumping dirtMorooka MST800 Crawler Carrier with Dump BedRig Source is currently working on expanding the equipment yard using a Morooka MST800 from our crawler carrier fleet. This unit is perfect for hauling away the large loads of dirt, gravel and debris used for this job. Rig Source has a wide-range of Morooka crawler carrier units for sale or for rent, along with a variety of replacement rubber tracks and parts.  Depending on your specific needs, we can also offer custom fabrication of the crawler carrier itself or help with additional items such as flatbeds, drill remounts, winch and crane installations, water tanks, restoration and repair services. Feel free to call us at 630-365-1649 if you have questions about our available inventory or custom fabrication services.

  3. Rig Source Upgrades Crawler Carrier Rental Fleet

    October 12, 2011 by Rig Source Inc.

    Crawler Carrier Rental with Crane AttachmentRig Source adds to crawler carrier rental fleet. Rig Source continues to upgrade it’s crawler carrier rental fleet by installing new tiger cranes on its Morooka and IHI crawler carriers.  We can help mount these on new and used units we have for sale. These size cranes have proven to be extremely useful on pipeline right of ways and jobsites.  If you need to lift anything from a welder to a pallet of sand, these are the right units for you! Contact Rig Source today at 630-365-1649 for rental and sales availability.

  4. Rig Source Stocks Crawler Carrier Parts and Tracks

    October 10, 2011 by Rig Source Inc.

    Crawler Carrier Rubber TracksCrawler Carrier PartsCan’t find Morooka Parts? Rig Source continues to expand it’s full line of hard to find after market crawler carrier parts and tracks for sale. Morooka and IHI Crawler Carrier Tracks: Rig Source stocks Morooka (MST-800VD / MST-1500VD / MST-2200VD) and IHI (IC-45 / IC-50 / IC-70 / IC-75 / IC-100) replacement crawler carrier tracks. In addition to having tracks for sale, Rig Source stocks Morooka undercarriage parts such as: carrier rollers, top rollers, sprockets, tensions, rear idlers, hubs, floating seals, cross shafts, bushings, travel motors and most hard to find parts. Our goal is to keep your Morooka or IHI carrier running smoothly, so call today: 630-365-1649, with any questions.

  5. Wanted: Drill Rig and Crawler Carrier Pictures

    September 21, 2011 by Rig Source Inc.

    Camera with Crawler Carrier PicturesThe Rig Source 2012 Calendar. – How exciting!  We are currently working very hard on the new 2012 Rig Source calendar and would love to showcase your equipment. If you have purchased any Rig Source drill rigs, equipment or crawler carriers or have used any of our custom fabrication and repair services, we want your pictures for our calendar. We’d love to see your Rig Source equipment in action out on the job site or doing something cool! If you are interested in submitting your drill rig or crawler carrier pictures to Rig Source, please call 630-365-1649. (Rig Source will consider all images sent in for print.)

  6. RENTALS – Two Diedrich Auger Drills Available for Rent

    August 18, 2011 by Rig Source Inc.

    Diedrich Auger Drills for Rent: D-50Diedrich Auger Drills for Rent: D120 Just Added to the Rig Source Rental Showroom. – In the need for an auger drill rig?  We have Diedrich auger drills available.  Rig Source just added two Diedrich drills to it’s rental showroom.  Both the Diedrich D-120 and D-50 are available for rent or for sale. Visit our complete drill rig rentals showroom to access our new Diedrich units, or feel free to call 630-365-1649 with any questions.

  7. FOR SALE – Boart Longyear LF 70 on Morooka MST1100

    August 12, 2011 by Rig Source Inc.

    Just Added to the Rig Source Showroom. – Rig Source has added to its showroom a Boart Longyear LF 70 mounted on a Morooka MST1100. This unit includes a Cummins Diesel engine and has been completely refurbished, serviced and painted. Feel free to view our newly listed drill rigs in our online showrooms or call 630-365-1649 for additional information.

  8. Need crawler carrier tracks, hubs, idlers or rollers?

    June 28, 2011 by Rig Source Inc.

    Replacement Crawler Carrier Trackscrawler carrier final drives and travel motorscrawler carrier parts - sprockets and rollers Rig Source offers a full line of after market IHI and Morooka replacement rubber tracks, travel motors, cross shafts and bushings, final drives and additional parts to help fix your carrier. We offer single pricing on all of our signature crawler carrier tracks and discounted rates on sets of tracks.  Rig Source can also ship any rollers, idlers, hubs or sprockets that you may need! All of our crawler carrier tracks, motors and parts are in-stock and ready!  We’d love to help you repair your rubber tracked carrier. Call Rig Source today to see what we have it in stock at: 630.365.1649.

  9. Major Drilling Uses IHI IC45 Crawler Carriers for Multiple Uses

    June 14, 2011 by Rig Source Inc.

    IHI IC45 with Water Tank AttachmentsIHI IC45 with Boart Longyear LF70 Attachment

    Rig Source Inc. sold Major Drilling two track mounted water tanks for their domestic drilling projects.  These IHI IC45 rubber tracked carriers are fitted with 1000 gallon water tanks and are also able to carry rods and supplies.

    In addition to the tracked water trucks, Major Drilling also had Rig Source service and remount two of their Boart Longyear LF70 core drills on IHI IC45 carriers. Along with a standard remount which, Rig Source added an enclosed party platform and mount a small diesel generator on the front. Rig Source has a full line of Morooka and IHI carriers suitable for all d rill remounts as well as new and used core drills.

  10. Rig Source completes Mobile B58 / Morooka MST1500 Rebuild

    February 22, 2011 by Mike Crimaldi


    Mobile B-58/Morooka MST-1500

    When Jim Howe, CFO of Geotechnology, Inc., asked Rig Source to do a rebuild of his Mobile B58 on a Morooka MST1500; we were excited to take on the job. Geotechnology has been a customer of Rig Source since 2004. They have purchased a new Diedrich D50 track drill, drilling supplies, repair parts, and have rented Geoprobe® and Diedrich drill rig units. This Mobile B58 / Morooka MST1500 combination is the second rebuild machine that Rig Source has completed for Geotechnology. Rig Source owners Mike and Lisa Crimaldi have known Jim Howe for many years and have had the pleasure of working with Jim on many levels through the National Drilling Association while serving on the board and several other NDA committees in the past.  Jim is an Officer of the National Drilling Association currently serving as the Secretary/Treasurer.  Rig Source and Geotechnology are both proud members of the NDA and encourage other geotechnical and environmental drilling firms to join.  For more info on the NDA visit www.nda4u.com. Geotechnology, Inc. is a professional engineering and environmental services corporation located in St. Louis, MO.  To learn more about Geotechnology, visit www.geotechnology.com.

  11. Boart Longyear LF70 on Morooka MST800

    January 11, 2011 by Rig Source Inc.

    Boart Longyear LF70 on Morooka MST800 Strategic Mining Corporation has just purchased a Boart Longyear LF70 mounted on a Morooka MST800 from Rig Source. The rig is destined for Vietnam to expand Strategic Mining’s gold exploration. The advantage of mounting the Boart Longyear LF70 on the MST800 is that it allows for strategic mining to move the drill rig into rough terrain and remote locations. Rig Source specializes in custom drill rigs mounted on crawler carriers to meet the toughest demands.