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Epiroc has launched a new long feed version of the SmartROC C50 drill rig. The long feed enables this COPROD rig to deliver even more meters per shift by increasing drilling time and reducing rod changing time. Additionally, less rod...
Alderan has commencement the exploration of its Minas Gerais lithium projects in Brazil. Work has commenced on stream sediment and rock sampling over the Itambacuri project area where an outcropping pegmatite dyke with potential lithium indicator minerals was identified...
Sandvik’s new CT55 and CT67 top hammer tool systems are the most advanced the company has launched. The curved thread design increases efficiency and reduces cost while saving fuel and simplifying automated drilling in surface bench and underground long-hole...
Liebherr promptly reacted to the ever-changing requirements of the construction industry with the first battery-powered drilling rig in the world – the LB 16 unplugged. Today, no less than six new unplugged products can be presented from the fields...
It’s not always easy to train new staff or upskill existing workers on Horizontal Directional Drills, when downtime is costly and job deadlines need to be met. To help, Vermeer Australia’s new Navigator HDD Simulator 2.0 takes the headache...
Champion Iron announces that it has signed a Letter of Intent with Caterpillar to implement artificial intelligence-based Advanced Drilling Technologies on Cat equipment at its Bloom Lake Mine.  The project will progressively implement a remote-controlled, semi-autonomous and fully autonomous Cat...
Sandvik Mining and Rock Solutions is evolving its Leopard DI650i down-the-hole (DTH) drill rig to support fully autonomous operation. The new iDrill automation platform expands the existing on-board automated drilling cycle and matches seamlessly with AutoMine Surface Drilling to...
Epiroc, a productivity and sustainability partner for the mining and infrastructure industries, has won a significant order from Rio Tinto for mining equipment to be used in the company’s iron ore mines in the Pilbara region in Australia. Rio Tinto,...
***Our staff was invited to the presentation of the launch*** Top Hammer XL is the latest innovation in surface hammer drilling from Sandvik Mining and Rock Solutions. The new drilling system, targeting large-scale quarry and surface mining customers, offers a...
Sandvik has released a new Dual Controls package to improve fleet optimization, versatility and performance for its leading Sandvik DD422i and Sandvik DD422iE face drills. The Dual Controls package was designed to address a wide range of needs identified...