Simulation will be key to understanding how electrification will impact mine design.
Gains capability that allows it to turn diesel equipment into battery-electric vehicles.
Second generation of Webgen to be commercially available from December.
Could mechanical cutting become the way forward for underground miners.
CSA using the machine to gain insights into battery electric vehicle use underground.
Interface allows third party collision avoidance systems to link with Epiroc's Rig Control System.
Finally joining the battery electric vehicle party.
Adds a borehole analysis services to its customers.
Part of the EU-funded project is to look at creating the miner of the future.
Rio Tinto has ordered Pit Viper 271 and SmartROC D65 blast-hole drill rigs.
Added the kind of things miners will need if they want to consider battery-electric equipment.
Going hose-less keeps the rig running for longer.
Consortium includes South32, Epiroc, Sandvik and OZ Minerals.
The challenges and opportunities of introducing BEVs underground.
Efforts are progressing to advance automation and zero entry mining in the underground realm.
Bushfires already destroyed more than 80 homes.
Buying productivity improvement software maker.
Underground development prototype being commissioned.
MacLean water cannon patched into Epiroc automation control system.
Also pursuing semi-autonomous rig operation.
Comprehensive review of automation in the mining industry released.
Fully autonomous charging and blasting in the next five years a distinct possibility.
Vale taking up battery as a service in Canada at two of its mines.
Virtual reality maintenance and collaborative remote operating centres some possibilities.
Bought the Meyco business in 2013.
Agnostic systems approach building as best way towards zero entry mining.
A machine that can charge a drilled face underground is coming nearer.
MT65 gets cleaner burning engine and ejector box.
COVID-19 restrictions causing some headaches but equipment makers managing well.
Suppliers move to show customers they can mitigate some of the COVID-19 risks.
Technology, software, continues to evolve at a fast pace
Epiroc continues to lead on the surface drill automation front
Mine highwall scaler could be a 'game changer'
Battery-as-a-service offering enhances operational, cost agility
Future of Mining Sydney 2018