Epiroc affirms its automation expertise with unveiling of new Regional Application Centre

The implementation of digitalisation and automation results in immediate benefits for a connected fleet. Automated technology users in the mining industry continuously show increased real-time visibility of operation and machine availability, shorter shift changes, and consistent production values from within an on-site control room or remotely via cloud services or web-based Apps. Understanding the health status of machines enables customers to conduct specific servicing that addresses critical notifications, rather than a generic approach. Effective servicing potentially reduces the risk of critical failures and maintenance costs, realising lowest overall total cost of ownership for end-users.

Epiroc sponsors graduate greatness through GradStar Awards 2018

Epiroc’s resolute focus on being an employer of choice combined with the undeniably important role of the youth in taking South Africa forward, prompted southern Africa’s mining, infrastructure and natural resources equipment partner to co-sponsor the prestigious DHL GradStar Awards 2018.

Epiroc takes after-market service to the next level

Epiroc’s after-market division is responsible for all capital ranges across all divisions.

Epiroc showcases its Smart and Flexible automated drilling technology at Electra Mining 2018

Stand B26, Outdoor area 1 “Epiroc has always prided itself on taking the needs of the customers into account,” says Hedley Birnie, Regional Business Line Manager of Epiroc’s Surface and Exploration Drilling, the division that […]

Epiroc continues the automation and digitalisation journey at Electra Mining 2018

Epiroc shows its 100% commitment by assisting, supporting and holding hands with customers during this digital and automation journey. This combined with the development of key skills and competencies through the Regional Application Centres, backed by local support, differentiate Epiroc in the automation and digital technology space.

Epiroc aftermarket division amplifies the automation factor at Electra Mining 2018

The aftermarket division caters to all Epiroc capital equipment encompassing eleven product lines including drilling and underground mining machines. The broad aftermarket solution which contains specialist tooling and tool kits, after-sales service, rebuild, technology, telematics, and training, caters to customers and end-users in South Africa as well as in Namibia, Botswana, Zimbabwe and Mozambique.

Forward-looking Epiroc makes a move in Mozambique

Epiroc made the bold decision to establish a foothold in Mozambique with the opening of an office in the country’s capital, in 2013. The key objective was to create a direct presence with higher competence to support local customers. Responsible for serving customers and end-users across a wide spectrum of markets and diverse applications, the Maputo office was becoming increasingly inadequate.

Epiroc South Africa encourages employee wellness in the home and work space

The World Health Organisation’s safety day focus this year was on child labour. However, globally Epiroc decided to focus on topics close to their own health and safety culture.

Drilling game changers – Epiroc COP 66 and T-Wiz60

With its unique platform design which incorporates a solid bit with no centre flushing hole and no exhaust tube, the hammer is 30% shorter, lighter and faster, a trio that contribute to reduced wear and tear and consequently greater reliability and improved economy.

New high-capacity Minetruck MT2200 from Epiroc shifts into drive

The new Minetruck MT2200 from Epiroc is now ready for rollout to boost underground haulage capacity and efficiency in mining operations throughout the world. The Minetruck MT2200 shares the same sleek dimensions of its popular Minetruck MT2010 predecessor, but the newest Minetruck can capably transport even heavier loads of up to 22 metric tonnes.

New world standard for sustainable mining

The mine of the future is carbon-dioxide-free, digitized and autonomous.

Epiroc releases fully automatic functionality for the Serpent ventilation system – Serpent Automatic

Epiroc now takes its successful Serpent ventilation system to the next level by launching automatic functionality. Serpent Automatic optimizes air quality, air flow and energy expenditure automatically and can radically reduce energy consumption and ventilation costs.

Epiroc proudly supports women in the workplace

Epiroc opened its doors to welcome 27 female learners to experience corporate office life as part of the Cell C Take a Girl Child to Work initiative.

Epiroc COP MD 20 rocks the drilling industry

“All the capabilities and features of the COP 1838 HD+ has been optimised in the COP MD20 making it hands down the toughest drill in mining,” says Business Line Manager for Epiroc’s Underground Rock Excavation (URE) Division, Vince Tyler.

Atlas Copco to acquire South African exploration manufacturing business

Atlas Copco, a leading provider of sustainable productivity solutions, has agreed to acquire the assets of Renegade Drilling Supplies Proprietary Ltd., a South African manufacturer and distributor of drilling consumables for mining exploration.

Epiroc takes the mining and civil engineering stage

Effective 1 November 2017, Atlas Copco grows into two separate international groups of companies.