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Di-Corp establishes West Africa Sales Representative in Accra, Ghana

Feb 17, 2022

Di-Corp West Africa Sales Manager, Robert LaFontaine

Di-Corp West Africa Sales Manager, Robert LaFontaine

Accra, Ghana, Africa – Di-Corp, a Canadian manufacturer and distributor of down-hole consumables for the mineral exploration industry, is pleased to announced it now has a dedicated West Africa sales representative located in Accra, Ghana. The Di-Corp Accra representative will support existing and new customers in the region by providing an in-region contact who can coordinate the reliable delivery of high-quality drill rod, diamond tooling, core retrieval equipment, and drilling fluids – supplies that are integral as West Africa’s mining industry works to satisfy the growing global demand for metals used in renewable energy and electric vehicle production.

“As mineral exploration increases across the region, mine operators and drilling companies are looking for every opportunity to improve the efficiency and productivity of their core drilling operations,” commented Di-Corp’s West Africa Sales Manager, Robert LaFontaine. “Drillers Edge drill rod by Di-Corp has been gaining a global reputation for quality, resilience, and longer drill string life even under the most difficult conditions. In fact, all our products are quality assured and field tested for performance. As companies look to replace mineral production with new sources of key metals, we’re here to help address the growing demand for drilling supplies.”

While establishing the company’s presence in Accra, Mr. LaFontaine will be backed by an experienced remote team that includes technical salespeople, drilling experts, engineers, and drilling fluids program specialists – as well as a company history that goes back more than 60 years in the resource drilling industries. Headquartered in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, Di-Corp has manufacturing, distribution, and service locations in four Canadian provinces, the United States, Mexico, and now Ghana, West Africa. Di-Corp also has an established international supply chain, plus a total of nine international distributors serving South America, Europe and Central Asia, the Middle East, and Australia.

About Di-Corp

In business since 1960, Di-Corp is a leading private manufacturer and distributor of specialty chemicals, equipment, parts, and accessories serving the Energy and Mining industries. Di-Corp manufactures and distributes a full line of Drillers Edge Coring Rods, Core Retrieval Systems, and Diamond Tooling for diamond core drilling worldwide. We also manufacture and sell high-quality Earth Pro drilling fluids and additives for the mineral exploration and energy industries.                                                                      

For more information:

Robert LaFontaine, CPHR, SHRM-SCP
West Africa Sales Manager
Phone: +233 (0) 507 789 297
Email:  RobertLaFontaine@di-corp.com
Gordon Hawker, APR
Director of Marketing
Phone: +1 (403) 268 7913
Email: GordonHawker@di-corp.com