Monthly Archives: September 2018

All clear in the automation zone

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.

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The surgeons of drilling

‘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.

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