Epiroc's Boomer T1 is a single-boom face drilling rig

Altyn: Drilling rigs will accelerate development

The company is targeting a run rate of 45,000t/month in the fourth quarter.

Development

26 MAY 2020
Automation at full blast

Automation at full blast

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

Iluka goes with Pentium for Cataby

Iluka goes with Pentium for Cataby

Contractor will work at Western Australian mine until end of 2020 financial year

Development

20 JANUARY 2020
Imdex acquires Flexidrill

Imdex acquires Flexidrill

Imdex has exercised its option to acquire New Zealand-based Flexidrill

Exploration

06 DECEMBER 2019
US distributor to offer SPT downhole survey solutions

US distributor to offer SPT downhole survey solutions

Stockholm Precision Tools' downhole gyro survey systems available for rent through IDS

Supply chain management

02 DECEMBER 2019
Sandvik launches 2711 narrow vein drills

Sandvik launches 2711 narrow vein drills

Sandvik has launched a new class of narrow size drills

Development

19 NOVEMBER 2019
Major Drilling and Norex Drilling to combine

Major Drilling and Norex Drilling to combine

Takeover will boost service capabilities to both surface and underground clients

Operational Excellence

08 OCTOBER 2019
Tropicana gold mine picks Pentium Hydro

Tropicana gold mine picks Pentium Hydro

Contractor to provide water-well services at WA mine

Logistics

01 OCTOBER 2019
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
Sandvik launches RDX5 rock drill

Sandvik launches RDX5 rock drill

Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology has launched the new Sandvik RDX5 rock drill

Development

23 SEPTEMBER 2019
BME, Consbec set to have a blast

BME, Consbec set to have a blast

Pair tie up Canadian JV

Simulation / Optimisation

13 SEPTEMBER 2019
Master Drilling continues technological development

Master Drilling continues technological development

Disappointing financials have not shaken a commitment to technology development

Technology / innovation

11 SEPTEMBER 2019