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Future of Mining 2019

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12 APRIL 2019

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Electric mine challenge accepted

Electric mine challenge accepted

Simulation will be key to understanding how electrification will impact mine design.

Innovation

16 SEPTEMBER 2021
Epiroc to convert

Epiroc to convert

Gains capability that allows it to turn diesel equipment into battery-electric vehicles.

Fleet

13 SEPTEMBER 2021
Orica launching second generation wireless initiator

Orica launching second generation wireless initiator

Second generation of Webgen to be commercially available from December.

Innovation

10 SEPTEMBER 2021
Cutting it?

Cutting it?

Could mechanical cutting become the way forward for underground miners.

Development

08 JULY 2021
Electric option for CSA

Electric option for CSA

CSA using the machine to gain insights into battery electric vehicle use underground.

Fleet

09 JUNE 2021
Widening the collision avoidance field

Widening the collision avoidance field

Interface allows third party collision avoidance systems to link with Epiroc's Rig Control System.

Caterpillar's battery loader coming

Caterpillar's battery loader coming

Finally joining the battery electric vehicle party.

Fleet

03 JUNE 2021
Epiroc broadens data offering

Epiroc broadens data offering

Adds a borehole analysis services to its customers.

Epiroc, OZ helping create the modern miner

Epiroc, OZ helping create the modern miner

Part of the EU-funded project is to look at creating the miner of the future.

Epiroc autonomous drills picked for the Pilbara

Epiroc autonomous drills picked for the Pilbara

Rio Tinto has ordered Pit Viper 271 and SmartROC D65 blast-hole drill rigs.

Fleet

28 APRIL 2021
Epiroc buys electric infrastructure capability

Epiroc buys electric infrastructure capability

Added the kind of things miners will need if they want to consider battery-electric equipment.

Fleet

31 MARCH 2021
New Boomer okay

New Boomer okay

Going hose-less keeps the rig running for longer.

Fleet

15 MARCH 2021
Electric partnership

Electric partnership

Consortium includes South32, Epiroc, Sandvik and OZ Minerals.

Innovation

02 MARCH 2021
Applying electricity down there

Applying electricity down there

The challenges and opportunities of introducing BEVs underground.

Innovation

16 FEBRUARY 2021
Automatic for the underground

Automatic for the underground

Efforts are progressing to advance automation and zero entry mining in the underground realm.

Innovation

15 FEBRUARY 2021
Fire relief

Fire relief

Bushfires already destroyed more than 80 homes.

Sustainability

04 FEBRUARY 2021
Epiroc buys software player

Epiroc buys software player

Buying productivity improvement software maker.

Technology / innovation

11 JANUARY 2021
Automatic explosives delivery nearer

Automatic explosives delivery nearer

Underground development prototype being commissioned.

Technology / innovation

23 NOVEMBER 2020
Cadia integrates a straight shooter

Cadia integrates a straight shooter

MacLean water cannon patched into Epiroc automation control system.

Technology / innovation

12 NOVEMBER 2020
Dynamic growth

Dynamic growth

Also pursuing semi-autonomous rig operation.

Technology / innovation

08 OCTOBER 2020
Automation report released

Automation report released

Comprehensive review of automation in the mining industry released.

Technology / innovation

19 SEPTEMBER 2020
Autonomous blasting nearing

Autonomous blasting nearing

Fully autonomous charging and blasting in the next five years a distinct possibility.

Innovation

29 JULY 2020
Epiroc signs first BaaS deal

Epiroc signs first BaaS deal

Vale taking up battery as a service in Canada at two of its mines.

Mining post COVID-19

Mining post COVID-19

Virtual reality maintenance and collaborative remote operating centres some possibilities.

Innovation

16 JUNE 2020
Epiroc exiting concrete spraying business

Epiroc exiting concrete spraying business

Bought the Meyco business in 2013.

Going agnostic

Going agnostic

Agnostic systems approach building as best way towards zero entry mining.

Robot charging nearer

Robot charging nearer

A machine that can charge a drilled face underground is coming nearer.

Innovation

14 MAY 2020
Epiroc tweaks its biggest hauler

Epiroc tweaks its biggest hauler

MT65 gets cleaner burning engine and ejector box.

Fleet

30 APRIL 2020
Border closures no pain for now

Border closures no pain for now

COVID-19 restrictions causing some headaches but equipment makers managing well.

Covid-19

20 APRIL 2020
METS moves on COVID-19

METS moves on COVID-19

Suppliers move to show customers they can mitigate some of the COVID-19 risks.

Sustainability

19 MARCH 2020

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