Automation at full blast

Automation at full blast

Autonomous technology can enable mines achieve their goals in cost, productivity and safety

Epiroc introduces DM30 II SP blasthole drill

Epiroc introduces DM30 II SP blasthole drill

Epiroc has introduced the DM30 II SP rotary blasthole drill for small mining operations

Fleet

10 MARCH 2020
Epiroc introduces Pit Viper 270 XC series

Epiroc introduces Pit Viper 270 XC series

Epiroc has introduced the Pit Viper 270 XC series blasthole drilling rig

Operational Excellence

30 SEPTEMBER 2019
Cat consumables cover blasthole hammers, bits

Cat consumables cover blasthole hammers, bits

Caterpillar introduces DTH hammer and bit blasthole drilling range

Fleet

09 SEPTEMBER 2019
Epiroc highlights automation at SME

Epiroc highlights automation at SME

IoT-based optimisation and maintenance have featured heavily on the SME conference programme so far

Fleet

26 FEBRUARY 2019
Sandvik launches xSeries rotary, DTH drills

Sandvik launches xSeries rotary, DTH drills

Sandvik's xSeries is built upon the proven design of its diesel-powered rotary blasthole drills

Fleet

24 JANUARY 2019
Capital continues to drill at Sukari

Capital continues to drill at Sukari

Capital Drilling has been awarded a renewed five-year production drilling contract at Sukari

Fleet

25 OCTOBER 2018
Cat releases bits for challenging blasthole drilling

Cat releases bits for challenging blasthole drilling

Caterpillar's new line of tricone drill bits is designed for tough rotary blasthole applications

Fleet

24 OCTOBER 2018
Executive chairman Paul Poli on site at Red Dog

Red Dog taking first bite

Junior miner Matsa Resources has confirmed the start of mining at its Red Dog gold operation

Development

12 SEPTEMBER 2018
Hausherr launches blasthole drill rig

Hausherr launches blasthole drill rig

Hausherr has released the HBM 160 drill rig for both rotary and down-the-hole (DTH) applications

Equipment

22 AUGUST 2014
Footloose

Footloose

Mincon Group discusses its new MQ range of standard DTH hammers and explains the benefit of removing...

Equipment

23 MAY 2014

CRCMining announces drill breakthrough

CRCMining is developing a high-pressure water-jet system for blasthole drilling

Equipment

29 NOVEMBER 2013