Barrick’s Hemlo Mine goes deep with teleremote and automation - teleremote autonomous mining is helping Barrick Gold Corporation reach a deeper section of its Hemlo mine in Canada. Running an Epiroc Scooptram ST14 loader from the surface enhances worker safety while reducing ventilation and climate control requirements underground.
‘Surgeon’ is a name perfectly suited the two SmartROC T40 drill rigs working inside the Italcave site in Statte (Italy), in the immediate vicinity of Taranto’s famous iron and steel industrial facility. Maximum precision and operative efficiency, joined with a notable optimisation of management costs. These strengths are one of the main keys to the profitability of this important quarry.
In western South Africa, in the Northern Cape Province, lies Aggeneys, a small mining town that was established back in 1976 on a farm with the same name. The geology in this region is one of the most diverse in the whole of South Africa and also boasts some of the highest concentrations of base-metals in the country. Mainly zinc, copper and lead is being mined here, but there is also silver in the ground.
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