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Roy Hill has signed a contract with Epiroc to automate the Western Australian iron ore miner’s mixed fleet of 77 Hitachi and Cat haul trucks.
The Australian Mining Prospect Awards enters its 17th year doing what it does best: giving credit where credit is due.
Mobilaris together with its partial owner Epiroc is turning underground mining into a transparent environment for all workers with Mobilaris Onboard.
Epiroc Rock Drills and Orica are joining forces to develop a semi-automated explosives delivery system, enabling safer and more productive blasting operations in underground mines.
Epiroc has launched its new generation SmartROC D65 Down Under surface drill, which is automated, future-proof and loaded with smart features.
Epiroc has brought new standards of productivity and safety to underground mining through its Scooptram Automation Total.
Traffic congestions are a recurring time thief in modern day mines. With Mobilaris’ new product, drivers can see moving objects with five to 10 metres positional accuracy.
The winners of the 2019 Australian Mining Prospect Awards have been announced at Moda Events in Brisbane.
Underground mining contractor Byrnecut Australia has partnered with Immersive Technologies to develop a world-class technical training centre in Perth.
Epiroc has won orders for its new generation battery-electric mining equipment in Australia, underscoring the original equipment manufacturer’s (OEM) growth in the region.
Epiroc has secured a $US68 million ($99 million) contract from Codelco for service of mining equipment at the Andina copper mine near Santiago in Chile.
Epiroc subsidiary, Mobilaris, has launched Mobilari Onboard, a mobile application that allows high accuracy positioning in underground mines without any positioning infrastructure.
Epiroc finance manager Claudia Ledesma provides an inside look into the company’s journey to become a standalone company, and what the equipment manufacturer has achieved so far.
The electrification of mines is not only good for the environment, but could improve project economics and strengthen licence to operate, according to mining executives from Australia and overseas.
Epiroc has rolled out the SmartROC D65 surface drill rig, which enables drilling of entire drill patterns without the need for an operator.
The original equipment manufacturer (OEM) is set to make batteries not only part of its underground machinery, but also the service it provides mining companies.
Epiroc has revealed its ‘6th sense’ approach, combining digitisation and automation to boost the productivity, sustainability and safety of machinery.
Through Epiroc, Australian mining companies now have access to the Mobilaris Mining Intelligence (MMI) software solution.
Epiroc has introduced the fifth generation of the Rig Control System (RCS) for Pit Viper blasthole drilling rigs, a development it considers to be the “next evolutionary step” towards fully autonomous mining.