Epiroc targets productivity, cost efficiency with Boomer S10 S

The world’s first automated one-boom jumbo for the small segment has arrived, according to OEM Epiroc: its new release, the Boomer S10 S face drilling rig. The Boomer S10 S provides near surgical precision in drilling and major cost savings throughout the cycle – all thanks to being the world’s first one-boom jumbo featuring Epiroc’s Rig Control System. The consistent,…

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Epiroc launches self-service, anytime video collection

Operators and service techs seeking to maximize equipment uptime have had their call answered by Epiroc, which has introduced a series of 24/7 self-service videos with instructions for troubleshooting, maintenance and repair needs. The videos, available for web or mobile devices, have been designed for those customers who prefer to conduct their own routine maintenance and minor repairs in their…

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BHP’s Spence mine begins autonomy journey

BHP said its Spence copper mine in northern Chile inaugurated its first autonomous drill – a milestone that marks the start of implementing different autonomy projects that seek to contribute to safer, more competitive and sustainable operations. The miner deployed a Epiroc Pit Viper 351 drill rig, operated remotely from the Spence Control Room located about 2 kilometers from the…

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Epiroc charges electrification offering

Epiroc has extended its electrification solutions portfolio by adding a wide range of charging products for mining equipment. The products encompass several different models, fixed and mobile, to ensure that Battery Electric Vehicles (BEV) have the flexibility to charge at any given time or place.  “We want to be a total solutions provider when it comes to our customer’s electrification…

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Epiroc awarded US$16M Turkey equipment order

Epiroc will be doing the drilling at three underground copper mines in Turkey thanks to a SEK 140M (US$16.1 million) equipment order from Eti Bakir. The variety of drill rigs, mine trucks and loaders will be used to boost production and safety at the Kastamonu Küre, Artvin Murgul and Siirt Madenköy operations as each undergoes an expansion. The customer also…

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