Remote-controlled drilling in Quebec’s Grand Nord

2004 Sep 01

In Canada’s vast north, Atlas Copco ROC D7 RCC surface drill rigs are giving contractors on the Eastmain hydropower project the reliability and performance they need in some of the harshest working conditions in the world.

Quebec’s Grand Nord is a vast wilderness of mountains, lakes, rivers, enormous forests and frozen tundra, with winter temperatures consistently below -40 degrees C.