Robodriller hits 10 million metre milestone

IN LITTLE more than two years the autonomous drill fleet BHP has installed at its Western Australian iron ore operations has drilled more than 10 million metres.

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BHP's autonomous Pit Viper 271s have collectively drilled more than 10 million metres.

The first Epiroc - in those days it was Atlas Copco - Pit Viper 271 was automated at a BHP iron ore mine on June 5 2017.