Getting it right – via satellite

2007 Jan 03

Nordic drillers have taken another pioneering step forward in surface drilling technology by adopting GPS guidance pinpoint blast hole locations. The result is drastically improved accuracy and productivity. M&C navigated its way to Norway to see how it’s done.

Navigation with the aid of global positioning systems has rapidly become commonplace in everyday life. It is used in a wide range of industries and applications from shipping and road transport to public services and leisure activities.

Epiroc operated under the trademark “Atlas Copco” prior to January 1, 2018.