Automation push in Indonesia's mining industry

Automation push in Indonesia's mining industry

The use of Volvo's ActiveCare on excavators and trucks increases Indonesian mine's efficiency

Surface Drilling

15 NOVEMBER 2022
Drill and blast and beyond

Drill and blast and beyond

The changing face of surface mining as environmental impacts become increasingly important

Surface Drilling

14 NOVEMBER 2022
Epiroc signs letter of intent for supply of 15 battery-electric surface rigs

Epiroc signs letter of intent for supply of 15 battery-electric surface rigs

Rental operation opts for new battery-electric surface rig option from Epiroc

Surface Drilling

11 NOVEMBER 2022
'Minerals Matter' aims to future-proof the quarrying and minerals industry

'Minerals Matter' aims to future-proof the quarrying and minerals industry

New initiative aims to make quarrying and minerals extraction sector appeal to new starters

Surface Drilling

07 NOVEMBER 2022
New Dino DC420Ri boosts all-terrain productivity for surface drilling

New Dino DC420Ri boosts all-terrain productivity for surface drilling

New engine among the changes for the latest evolution of Sandvik's Dino top hammer rig

Surface Drilling

03 NOVEMBER 2022
Epiroc presents its first ever battery-electric surface drill rig at bauma

Epiroc presents its first ever battery-electric surface drill rig at bauma

Epiroc's first electric surface drill rig - the SmartROC T35 E - makes an appearance at bauma

Surface Drilling

28 OCTOBER 2022
Robinson's autonomous future

Robinson's autonomous future

The addition of an automated Epiroc drill rig has brought a US open pit mine into the modern age

Surface Drilling

12 SEPTEMBER 2022
Epiroc introduces Automatic Bit Changer

Epiroc introduces Automatic Bit Changer

The Automatic Bit Changer launched by Epiroc is said to offer improved safety and efficiency

Surface Drilling

25 AUGUST 2022
Mincon's MP40-MQ DTH hammer delivers reliability and cost-savings

Mincon's MP40-MQ DTH hammer delivers reliability and cost-savings

Record setting performance achieved with new Mincon DTH hammer design at a UK quarry

Surface Drilling

20 JULY 2022
Epiroc trials first-ever battery-electric surface drill rig

Epiroc trials first-ever battery-electric surface drill rig

After electric underground drill rigs, Epiroc is now trialling an electric surface drill rig

Surface Drilling

07 JULY 2022
Dynamic Group - formal contract & construction project start up

Dynamic Group - formal contract & construction project start up

Drill and Blast is commissioning new rigs to support recently formalised contract work

Surface Drilling

28 JUNE 2022
Glencore's Lomas Bayas mine to start automated journey with drill rigs

Glencore's Lomas Bayas mine to start automated journey with drill rigs

Glencore is employing Flanders' technology to automate drill rigs at a Chilean copper mine

Surface Drilling

15 JUNE 2022