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 Mobius for Drills, a data hub for mine operations

Epiroc, in partnership with ASI Mining LLC, introduced Mobius for Drills, a new platform to convert data into useful, actionable information. Mobius for Drills will lead mines toward automation and connectivity. Featuring embedded artificial intelligence, the user-friendly Mobius system enables multi-vehicle command, control and monitoring to maximize productivity and safety.  “We think of it as a tool to directly support…

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Epiroc charges electrification offering

Epiroc announced in late November it 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…

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Epiroc puts CAS interface on offer

Epiroc recently announced the launch of a collision avoidance system (CAS) interface that it said can support underground mining safety. It said that proximity detection system (PDS) suppliers compliant with ISO 21815-2 Draft (March 2018) can interface with an Epiroc RCS Materials Handling TMM (Trackless Mobile Machinery) to enable functionality for slowing and stopping when the PDS perceives a hazardous…

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Epiroc acquires 3D-P

In early June, equipment producer Epiroc confirmed it had acquired Canadian wireless connectivity company 3D-P. 3D-P, based in Calgary, focuses on surface mining with its wireless network that can enable mining automation, including teleremote and autonomous operations.  It is currently active in North America, Chile, Peru and Australia.  “Having reliable, high-quality wireless connectivity is key for mining companies that invest…

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