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Rocmec’s thermal fragmentation technology tested at Goldcorp operation

One of Rocmec Mining’s thermal fragmentation units is to be deployed for test work at Goldcorp’s Porcupine gold mine in Timmins, Ontario. Thermal fragmentation (IM September 2009, p24) will be compared to the long-hole mining method currently employed at the mine. This offers several advantages such as: less long-hole drilling, reduction in mucking, backfilling, transporting [...]

ROC T15 for those small holes

  Atlas Copco's smallest hydraulic surface drill rig is ideal for applications such as self drilling anchors, bolting holes and boulder blasting. It has a horizontal coverage area of more than 18 m2. It can […]