Minnovare and IDS Announce Agreement to Distribute Azimuth Aligner® Drill Rig Alignment Technology for Construction and Mineral Exploration

IDS to Distribute Minnovare Azimuth Aligner®.

THE WOODLANDS, Texas, July 24, 2018 -- International Directional Services (“IDS”) has entered into an agreement with Minnovare to distribute their Azimuth Aligner® drill rig alignment system.

The agreement, which is effective now, continues to make IDS a leading distributor of drilling-related directional instrumentation in the United States. Azimuth Aligner® is available now from IDS on a rental basis. This is a very positive development for the mining industry as customers now have an even greater selection of tools and brands from a single source that is well-positioned to provide excellent service and coverage.

Jason Smith, General Manager at IDS, commented, "We are pleased to partner with Minnovare, one of the foremost drilling instrumentation innovators in the world, to offer our customers broader options when selecting azimuth alignment systems. With this new alliance, IDS will continue to be able to supply its customers and the mining/drilling industries with some of the most innovative and advanced technology available for azimuth alignment systems.”

More about Minnovare: www.minnovare.com
More about IDS: www.idsdrill.com
More about Granite: www.graniteconstruction.com
More about Azimuth Aligner®: www.minnovare.com/product_cat/azi-aligner/

About Minnovare

Minnovare is an advanced technology company that specializes in improving the accuracy, reliability, and economic efficiency of industrial drilling operations – both in mining and civil engineering, worldwide. Minnovare's advanced drill alignment hardware and data-capture software combine to deliver clients' drill-data faster and more accurately than ever before. For more information, visit minnovare.com.

About IDS

IDS is a wholly-subsidiary of Granite Construction Incorporated. Through its offices and subsidiaries nationwide, Granite is a full-suite provider in the transportation, water infrastructure and mineral exploration markets. Granite is an award-winning firm in safety, quality and environmental stewardship, and has been honored as one of the World's Most Ethical Companies by Ethisphere Institute for nine consecutive years. Granite is listed on the New York Stock Exchange and is part of the S&P MidCap 400 Index, the MSCI KLD 400 Social Index and the Russell 2000 Index. For more information, visit graniteconstruction.com.


International Directional Services:
Jason Smith
General Manager

Michael Beilby
Commercial Director
+61 8 6444 6692