MINING

Straight down to business

Archean rock in eastern Finland is rich in metals, but also in challenges. Johan Svenlin explains how a SmartROC CL has proven it can withstand the harsh conditions of the Terrafame mine and drill the straight holes required for successful blasting.

Johan Svenlin
 Epiroc’s SmartROC CL rigs are the equipment of choice for E. Hartikainen Oy, the drilling contractor at Terrafame mine

Epiroc’s SmartROC CL rigs are the equipment of choice for E. Hartikainen Oy, the drilling contractor at Terrafame mine

The demand on the world market for batteries for electrical cars - as well as battery-powered machinery, such as for mining - is high and expected to increase. Located in northern Finland, the Terrafame...

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