Diamond drilling was difficult work with far too many injuries. It was clear that a better working environment was needed. So Boliden and Epiroc decided to develop diamond drilling together. The result was - amongst others - a new rod-handling system which meant that dangerous injuries are now more or less eliminated.
Global climate change is a momentous issue that calls for a major transition. To create a society that is sustainable in the long term, we need to increase the share of renewable energy – and batteries are playing a key role.
At Volargne (VR) in the Vilca SpA quarry, recently acquired by Fassa Bortolo, we were able to see Epiroc’s SmartROC T35 drill rig at work: it is unequalled for drilling speed, hole quality, and fuel savings. Thanks to it being ‘Smart’, and thus benefits from the hyper-amortization available under the Italian Industry 4.0 plan.
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