Drill automation trial demonstrates a multitude of benefits

THIESS has demonstrated productivity improvements, safer operations, and upskilling opportunities for employees on site with drill automation technology that underwent a successful field trial at the Mount Pleasant coal mining operation in New South Wales.

sponsored-logo
Drill automation trial demonstrates a multitude of benefits Drill automation trial demonstrates a multitude of benefits Drill automation trial demonstrates a multitude of benefits Drill automation trial demonstrates a multitude of benefits Drill automation trial demonstrates a multitude of benefits

In collaboration with Caterpillar and WesTrac, Thiess introduced a Caterpillar MD6250 drill rig with autonomous drilling capability at Mount Pleasant in a phased 12-month pilot project.

  • FREE coverage on the rapidly developing coronavirus pandemic. Visit our COVID-19 hub.
  • Latest COVID-19 Coverage: Pandemic no impediment. Read more.
  • Latest COVID-19 Coverage: Like sand through the hourglass. Read more

Most read Future of Mining