MICROMINE puts a ring on it

MICROMINE puts a ring on it

New 2020 software includes ring design tools to maximise production, efficiency

Innovation

30 SEPTEMBER 2019
Epiroc donates drill rig to US university

Epiroc donates drill rig to US university

Missouri S&T adding FlexiROC T20 R to educational fleet

Investment

27 SEPTEMBER 2019
Anglo orders Epiroc rigs for Quellaveco

Anglo orders Epiroc rigs for Quellaveco

Anglo American has ordered Epiroc drilling rigs for its Quellaveco open-pit copper project in Peru

Fleet

04 FEBRUARY 2019
Boart Longyear LF160 rig debuts in Africa

Boart Longyear LF160 rig debuts in Africa

Boart Longyear is introducing its LF160 coring rig and FL262 Freedom loader to the African market

Technology / innovation

13 DECEMBER 2018
Anglo worked together with Flanders to upgrade the drill

A semi-autonomous first for Dawson drill fleet

A remotely operated machine has drilled a hole at Anglo's Dawson mine in Australia

Fleet

22 OCTOBER 2018
Sandvik launches intelligent DTH surface drill rig

Sandvik launches intelligent DTH surface drill rig

Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology is expanding its high-pressure DTH drill rig offering

Fleet

10 SEPTEMBER 2018
Pioneering exploration drill rig steps closer to market

Pioneering exploration drill rig steps closer to market

The RoXplorer coiled-tubing rig for mineral exploration has been licenced to Imdex

Exploration

25 JULY 2018
Rio doubling automated drill fleet

Rio doubling automated drill fleet

Rio Tinto continues push for more remotely operated, automated drill rigs

Canada's first Epiroc Boomer S2 C digs in

Canada's first Epiroc Boomer S2 C digs in

Eldorado Gold's Lamaque mine put the unit online last month

Development

19 FEBRUARY 2018
Avesoro adds to Liberian fleet

Avesoro adds to Liberian fleet

Avesoro is purchasing US$17.1 million in machines for New Liberty

Precious metals

15 DECEMBER 2017
Falco picks Sandvik

Falco picks Sandvik

Falco Resources goes to Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology for fleet order

Fleet

16 NOVEMBER 2017
New Liberty adds to fleet

New Liberty adds to fleet

Avesoro Resources' BMMC has purchased new heavy equipment for New Liberty

Fleet

18 OCTOBER 2017