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.

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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.