Canadian Mining Journal


Epiroc


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    DRILLING: Epiroc’s new underground bit is packed with power

    September 5, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SWEDEN – Epiroc is unleashing a new power in the underground drilling industry – a drill bit designed to match the capacity of the latest technology in drill rigs. The new Powerbit for underground drilling offers a higher penetration rate,

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    DRILLING: Epiroc to expand production in Orebro

    August 27, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SWEDEN – Epiroc, a leading productivity provider for the mining industry, will expand one of its main production facilities in Örebro to boost productivity and ensure long term efficiency. Epiroc will expand and consolidate its production capacity utilized by the

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    NEW TECHNOLOGY: Epiroc introduces 6th Sense for smarter mining

    July 17, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    STOCKHOLM – Epiroc has introduced 6th Sense, calling it a “game changer” that combines digitalization and automation to boost customers’ performance. There is a growing need for the mining and infrastructure industries to look to digital technologies to enhance productivity,

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    DRILLING: Epiroc moves US head office to technology hub

    July 3, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    DENVER – Epiroc has relocated its U.S. headquarters from Commerce City to Broomfield within the Denver, Colo., metropolitan area. The company joins a dynamic business community in a tech corridor known as the “Rocky Mountain Silicon Valley.” The move to

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    DIVESTITURE: Epiroc selling geotechnical consumables product line to Mimir Invest

    June 12, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SWEDEN – Epiroc agreed to sell the business to Mimir Invest, a global investment firm based in Stockholm. The products are manufactured and assembled in Finland, Scotland and the United States, and consist mainly of large down-the-hole hammers and related

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    AUTOMATION: Epiroc rolls out 6th Sense for smarter mining

    June 6, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SWEDEN – Epiroc presents 6th Sense, a new approach that combines digitalization and automation to boost customers’ performance. There is a growing need for the mining and infrastructure industries to look to digital technologies to enhance productivity, sustainability and safety.

  • DRILLING: Epiroc introduces the next generation of the Rig Control System for Pit Viper blasthole drilling rigs

    May 13, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal.

    Texas –  Epiroc, is proud to introduce the fifth generation of Rig Control System (RCS). RCS 5 is the next evolutionary step toward fully autonomous mining. RCS 5 provides the next step for the mining industry from the automation program

  • ROCK SUPPORT: Epiroc completes acquisition of New Concept Mining

    April 8, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    STOCKHOLM – Epiroc, a leading productivity partner for the mining and infrastructure industries, has completed the acquisition of New Concept Mining, a South African manufacturer of rock reinforcement products for underground mining. New Concept Mining is based in Johannesburg, South

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    DRILLS: Anglo American orders Epiroc for new mine in Peru

    February 6, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    STOCKHOLM – Epiroc AB has been awarded a significant order from Anglo American for its new copper mine in Peru. The miner has ordered multiple drill rigs and related equipment to be used at its new Quellaveco open pit copper

  • M&A: Epiroc completes Fordia acquisition

    January 3, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Epiroc, a leading productivity partner for the mining, infrastructure and natural resources industries, has completed the acquisition of Fordia Group Inc., a Canadian manufacturer of exploration drilling tools. Fordia Group is based in Montreal, Canada, and has sales in more

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    DRILLING: Epiroc delivers first autonomous rig to BHP

    December 19, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    AUSTRALIA – Swedish supply company Epiroc has delivered the first autonomous drill rig to BHP Group’s South Flank iron ore project in the Pilbara. The rig, an Epiroc Pit Viper 271, is operational and marks the beginning of autonomous production

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    TOOLS: Epiroc hydraulic tools division forms a North American competence centre

    November 20, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    STOCKHOLM – To meet the changing needs in the North American market, Epiroc introduces a world-class organization that will support the Hydraulic Attachment Tools division in all of North America. The new North American Competence Center, located in Independence, Ohio,