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.
Swedish equipment manufacturer to grow tech platform, network.
A risk-based assessment model preferred over prescriptive regulation.
Epiroc and ASI Mining to automate Roy Hill's mixed truck fleet.
Become the latest player to go into the Wi-Fi network solution underground space.
First prototype system is expected in 2020.
Allows operators to handle several machines at once.
Forms a key part of a suite of Australian explosives products and services contract renewals.
Two-component resin system to help improve bolting in tough ground conditions.
BHP claims to have the largest autonomous blasthole drill fleet in the world.
Epiroc chief mindful of disruption risk all the same.
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