Monthly Archives: June 2006

The winner in Michilla

Cable bolting and grouting operations have been greatly speeded up at the Michilla Copper Mine in Chile with the introduction of a Cabletec rock bolter.

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Meeting a need for speed

Rocket Boomer XE3 and Unigrout mobile grout plants show impressive peformance at twin-tube tunnelling.

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Automatic bit changing for Simba

A new bit changing system has been developed by Atlas Copco which makes it possible to drill a complete fan pattern with a Simba rig automatically.

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