Canadian Mining Journal


  • News

    Epiroc shifts towards automation and digitalization in Canada

    April 15, 2021 by Canadian Mining Journal

    As the mining business adapts to changing technological trends in the market, Canada has emerged as an industry leader and Epiroc’s Canadian operations have introduced Regional Application Center (RAC) teams to assist in this new digital transformation. Across the board,

  • Feature

    Suppliers sprint to meet rising BEV demand

    April 5, 2021 by Alisha Hiyate

    A rundown of recent BEV news and product releases. Plus, suppliers share what’s next in the pipeline.

  • Epiroc to acquire Canadian mining electrification provider Meglab

    April 1, 2021 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    Epiroc has announced that it will be acquiring Meglab, a Canadian company providing electrification infrastructure solutions to mines. The solutions support mining customers in their transition to battery electric vehicles. Val-D’Or-based Meglab designs, manufactures, installs and supports practical and cost-effective

  • News

    Epiroc launches world-first face drill rig with internal hydraulics

    March 25, 2021 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    Epiroc has launched the Boomer M20 face drill with protected hydraulics, sensors and cables. The unit is designed and built to minimize unplanned stops and maximize uptime and performance in demanding operations. A challenging part of underground work is the

  • News

    Epiroc announces new approach for North American underground mining market

    March 2, 2021 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    Epiroc has announced a new strategy to support the underground mining market in North America: the company has consolidated resources and experience to approach the U.S. and Canadian segments as one market. This new structure is expected to help meet

  • 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

  • News

    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

  • News

    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

  • News

    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