Monthly Archives: December 2011

Know-how at your service

Technical solutions aimed at increasing productivity in underground operations are constantly being developed. Know-how, on the other hand, is a resource that can be hard to find.

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Automation at Aimex show

Atlas Copco put on an impressive display with a winning theme at the Asia-Pacific International Mining Show (AIMEX) held in Sydney, Australia.

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Pedestal booms go global

Pedestal boom systems ranging from light to extreme duty machines for secondary rock breaking in mines and quarries have been launched for worldwide distribution.

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Make way for Boomer M1 L

A new single boom face drilling rig from Atlas Copco for low-to-medium height mines combines extreme robustness with operator comfort.

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ACM gets milestone Minetruck

The 100th Atlas Copco Minetruck MT6020 to be delivered in Australia has gone to ACM (Australian Contract Mining) for its Trident mine in Kalgoorlie.

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The yellow giants of Triassic park

Jose Cartellone Construcciones Civiles (JCCC) of Argentina is currently driving road tunnels in a location famous for its hostile climate, difficult drilling conditions – and a precious collection of dinosaur remains.

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