Canadian Mining Journal


  • Epiroc partners with Collège Boréal on BEV maintenance program

    February 9, 2021 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    As the importance of Battery Electric Vehicles (BEVs) and related technology continues to gain momentum, Epiroc Canada and Sudbury-based Collège Boréal have announced a partnership on a ground-breaking, Canada-first battery electric vehicle (BEV) maintenance program. After observing current marketplace trends,

  • Epiroc introduces the RCS 4.20 Rig Control System for Pit Viper rigs

    November 18, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Epiroc has introduced RCS 4.20, a software update to its proprietary Rig Control System, taking the next step in data-driven mining. RCS 4.20 includes a range of improvements as well as major features like Time Usage Model, Real Time Data

  • MacLean water cannon joins remote machines at Newcrest’s Cadia Valley

    November 16, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Newcrest Mining’s Cadia Valley Operations has achieved a world first in mobile equipment interoperability – integrating a remote operated MacLean Engineering water cannon into its Epiroc automation fleet at Cadia East. In 2018, Cadia started a loader automation trial with

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    Epiroc introduces the Office TeleREMOTE

    October 15, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Epiroc has launched the Office TeleREMOTE, a product designed to control the company’s SmartROC down-the-hole drill rigs, MK I, from a remote location. Office TeleREMOTE has been designed to address the need for increased safety, efficiency and productivity. The smart

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    Jama introduces world-first battery-powered scaler

    October 5, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Machine manufacturer Jama, which designs and produces mining machinery, has launched the battery-powered SBU 8000E for underground scaling. The machine is the world’s first battery-powered scaler that is fully electric and has been equipped with a battery solution that has

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    BATTERIES: Vale, Epiroc sign Batteries as a Service deal

    July 13, 2020 by MINING.COM Staff

    SWEDEN – Vale and mining gear maker Epiroc announced that they have finalized the world’s first Batteries as a Service (BaaS) agreement, which is a new approach for utilizing battery technology in mining operations. The idea is that Epiroc will work

  • EQUIPMENT: Epiroc launches new mobile underground drilling rig

    June 30, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    STOCKHOLM – What do you get when you take one of the most respected underground core drilling rigs on the market and fuse it with a well-proven and reliable carrier? You get the all-new Diamec Smart 6M from Epiroc. Epiroc

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    EQUIPMENT: Epiroc wins equipment and service order from Codelco

    May 28, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SWEDEN – Epiroc, a productivity partner for the mining industry, has won a large equipment and service order from Codelco for its Chuquicamata mine in northern Chile. Codelco has ordered underground loaders, face drill rigs, rock bolting rigs and mine trucks,

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    HAULAGE: Epiroc continues to improve the Minetruck MT65 for underground

    April 30, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SWEDEN – Since its launch in 2016, Epiroc’s Minetruck MT65 has held its position as the highest payload capacity underground truck in the world. Recent design modifications have further optimized this unit for even better value for end users. A

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    HAULAGE: ASI to supply Roy Hill mine with autonomous truck solution

    March 16, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    AUSTRALIA – ASI Mining has signed a subcontract with Epiroc to supply its autonomous truck solution to the Roy Hill mine in Western Australia. In February, Epiroc signed a contract with Roy Hill to deliver a fully automated haul truck solution

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    DRILLING: Epiroc introduces DM30 II SP blasthole drill

    March 10, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SWEDEN – Epiroc, a productivity partner for the mining industry, has introduced the DM30 II Single Pass (SP) rotary blasthole drill for quarries and small open-pit mines. The crawler-mounted, hydraulic tophead-drive rig offers faster hole-to-hole drilling and lower unit costs

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    DIGITALIZATION: Vale selects Mobilaris and Epiroc for digital transformation

    February 26, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    CANADA – Vale, one of the world’s largest miners, has selected Mobilaris Mining & Civil Engineering and Epiroc as partners to advance digitalization at its Canadian mines. The announcement is part of the company’s digital transformation program within the mining