Wallis commercialising automated rigs

DRILLING specialist Walls Drilling has picked up another customer for its 300RC automated drill rig, proving the technology can be commercialised.

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The Wallis 300RC can be operated remotely.

Wallis started developing the technology about five years ago. In 2017 the prototype, called Delta 1 in honour of the first rig the company ever used, went to Rio Tinto's West Angelas mine site.