Remote-controlled drill rigs get workers out of the danger zone. When Anglo American was looking how to carry out drilling at its El Soldado mine in Chile without exposing workers to rockfalls and other risks, it found the solution in Epiroc’s BenchREMOTE, a remote operator station for surface drilling operations.
Epiroc had a fantastic start to 2019 with the acquisition of Fordia, a well-known Canadian manufacturer of exploration drilling tools. This serves to strengthen Epiroc’s offering and position in the exploration segment. Arunkumar Govindarajan, President Rock Drilling Tools at Epiroc, […]
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