Canadian Mining Journal


Atlas Copco Construction and Mining Canada


  • News

    ROCK BREAKER: HB 4100 new from Atlas Copco

    June 18, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    MISSISSAUGA, Ontario – Atlas Copco’s new addition to its heavy hydraulic breaker line, the HB 4100, provides better performance and higher efficiency than the preceding model and weighs less. Designed for carriers in the 40-t to 70-t…

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    BOLTER: Atlas Copco takes bolting to the next level

    April 4, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    SWEDEN – Atlas Copco claims to have taken underground rock bolting and reinforcement operations to the next level with the introduction of the new Boltec EC, equipped with the sturdy, accurate and stable BUT 45 boom.

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    UNDERGROUND DRILL RIG: Boomer family of face drills expands

    March 26, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    SWEDEN – Atlas Copco has unveiled the newest addition to its family of Boomer underground face drills, the E1 C-DH. This is a single-boom, diesel-hydraulic multipurpose unit specifically designed for mines lacking water and electrical…

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    LONGHOLE DRILL: Atlas Copco launches four new Simba rigs

    March 21, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    SWEDEN – Longhole production drilling can be substantially improved with any of four new Simba drill rigs, says the manufacturer, Atlas Copco. The Simba ME7 C, Simba E7 C and C-ITH (an in-the-hole version) and Simba W7 C give miners true…

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    ROCK BREAKING: New Atlas Copco breaker boasts high efficiency

    February 22, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    STOCKHOLM – Atlas Copco has introduced a new HB 4100 hydraulic breaker that it says is lighter, performs better and is more efficient than its predecessor. The company said it is in the “double-digit percentage range” better.

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    DRILLING: Noise reduction for SmartROC T40 rig

    December 8, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    STOCKHOLM – ­Drilling noise is a major source of irritation, not only for drill rig operations and others on the work site but also to people living in the area and passers-by. There is relief – Atlas Copco’s latest drill rig silencer.

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    DRILLING: Low profile, single boom drill for tight spaces

    December 7, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    STOCKHOLM – Atlas Copco has rolled out its new Boomer M1 L, a low profile, single boom drill rig designed for tight underground spaces such as chasing gold veins. The manufacturer has sacrificed none of its robust features and added several to…

  • Feature

    Truck Size and Speed

    October 1, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Sustainability is achieved when the least amount of energy exerted results in the greatest productivity outcome.

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    UNDERGROUND TRUCK: MT6020 cuts costs for HudBay

    September 15, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    MANITOBA  – Sustainability is achieved when the least amount of energy exerted results in the greatest productivity outcome. This philosophy is key to the management at HudBay Mineral’s Chisel North zinc mine near Snow Lake. The company…

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    DRILLING: Improved cab from Atlas Copco for Pit Viper 270

    August 29, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    GARLAND, Texas – Atlas Copco Drilling Solutions now offers a new cab for the Pit Viper 270 series, configured as a Pit Viper 271 or Pit Viper 275, to go along with the latest Rig Control System (RCS) automation technology that comes as an…

  • Feature

    Drilling rig for narrow tunnels

    August 1, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Atlas Copco announces the availability of its Boomer T1 D, a face-drilling rig designed for narrow tunnels and drifts.

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    Safety in the deep

    July 31, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Atlas Copco’s new Roofex Rx20 rock bolt is what the company hopes will soon become an industry standard in rock reinforcement thanks to its design capabilities to handle a sliding load up to 20 tonnes and an energy absorption of 60 kJ.