Max Bögl uses SmartROC C50 with the proven COPROD technology to optimize their quarrying process.
A story about how DSI company Gramazini increased productivity drastically with the help from SpeedCut and SpeedROC 2FA.
Norwegian contractor Veidekke shares their experience with the Dynamic tunneling package, and explains how the software feature enables them to generate drill plans at the tunnel face.
Bohus Bergsprängning has created a 22-meter deep shaft and a 7-meter long cross tunnel in Röda Sten in Gothenburg. The shaft was made entirely without blasting, instead using a wire saw from Atlas Copco.
Germany’s Mineral Baustoff GmbH, a member of the STRABAG SE Group, is one of Europe’s leading raw materials producers.
As labor costs continue to rise and safety regulations become ever more demanding, quarrying companies are meeting the challenges through increased mechanization.
Surface drill rig for limestone and cement quarrying, open pit mining, as well as aggregate quarrying
Modern surface drilling technology is driving the increasing demand for geothermal and water wells, and well drilling specialist Säffle Brunnsborrning is among the growing number of small entrepreneurs who are taking full advantage of the trend.
When Chile’s El Sauce copper mine launched an investigation into the reasons for its declining productivity, the low availability of its drilling equipment was identified as key factor. What came next became as industry “first”.
Headquartered in Chantilly, Virginia, USA, William A. Hazel, Inc. is a premiere total site development contractor. They encountered hard rock while working on infrastructure projects to support a population surge in the Washington, D.C., area
Major investments in new infrastructure is under way in and around Oslo, Norway. New railroads have been built and new high-capacity highways are being constructed.
CB Destrukce of the Czech Republic is one of the country’s top ten contractors providing drilling and blasting services for the construction industry – and it’s all about CARE.
A surface drilling solution to an underground dilemma.
Recent investments have made Boliden’s Garpenberg mine one of the most modern and productive in the world. This is a great feat for Sweden’s oldest, still active mine, which can trace its history back to the 13th century.
Portugal’s Aljustrel copper/zinc mine is back in business and on the road to becoming a world class producer. A strategy to successively increase the capacity and efficiency of the haulage fleet is proving to be a key factor in the mine’s new-found s...
Certiq, Atlas Copco’s new machine monitoring system, keeps equipment owners continuously updated on the performance of their fleets, paving the way for proactive maintenance and lower costs.
Radomiro mine introduces remote control
Known as the “Roof of the World,” the Tibetan Plateau captivates us not only with her stunning natural beauty and pristine culture, but also with abundant mineral resources.
Every day, the world’s quarries produce millions of tonnes of aggregate for a variety of industrial needs by drilling, blasting and crushing – but not always with the best results for their owners. However, there is a smart, easy and profitable way t...
The first Atlas Copco Rock Buggy to be delivered to the UK is winning praise from drillers at the Glebe Stone limestone quarry in Lincolnshire.
The miners are turning to service solutions as a way to combat the downtrend with metal prices lower than for many years
The GZD Siewierz quarry in southern Poland is gearing up for leaner production with a SmartROC T35 that has cut noise levels and energy consumption by half.
Our Diamec Smart series brings automation to core drilling. Rough, tough and hazardous tasks in drilling are diminishing as technology marches on with automation. The newcomer Diamec Smart is a good example of today’s safety innovations.
Three new editions of the FlexiROC range of surface drill rigs have been introduced, each adapted for a wide range of applications in construction and quarrying.
Tomorrow’s underground mines will be more remote with orebodies that are difﬁcult to reach and consequently more dangerous to excavate.
Boliden Tara Mines is in no doubt about the positive impact that systematic training of equipment operators and maintenance personnel can have on efficiency. So much so, that it has made training a fundamental element of its business strategy.
Atlas Copco has launched a high productivity, low cost surface drill rig for the dimension stone industry. The SpeedROC 2F is designed for drilling in marble, granite, sandstone and limestone.
Boliden Tara Mines is in no doubt about the positive impact that systematic training of equipment operators and maintenance personnel can have on efficiency.
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Chile’s great Chuquicamata open pit mine is looking ahead to a new and prosperous future – underground.
surface drill rig for quarrying and open pit mining
surface drill rig for construction and quarrying
Calculating how much rock needs excavating in preparation for a construction project is usually a fairly accurate process. But in Vega, while this process was under way, it was decided that one of the buildings would be relocated several meters from ...
Atlas Copco’s well known Boomer M-series has undergone a major upgrade and is now available worldwide.
Brønnøy Kalk AS, owners of the Akselberg limestone quarry in northern Norway, has achieved consistency and reliability in its production process. This, in turn, has helped to boost efficiency throughout the operation.
With narrow drifts and a tricky combination of ore to contend with, Sweden’s Lovisa Mine was the ideal testing ground for the upgraded GET – a new Scooptram bucket with smarter and longer-lasting features.
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The Savage River mine has taken its focus on safety another step forward with the installation of a mobile, remote control station for drill rigs.
Detour Lake is the flagship gold mining operation of emerging mid-tier gold producer, Detour Gold Corporation. Keeping Detour Lake on target to becoming Canada’s largest gold mine
Interaction and dialogue get results in Indian mines India’s Hindustan Zinc Limited (HZL) owner of the world’s largest zinc mine, is successfully developing its operations to meet future challenges and demands. A long-term partnership with Atlas Copc...
As the construction industry recovers from the global recession, drilling contractors are finding that new technology goes a long way to meeting the increasing demand for materials.
As one of the five tunnels currently being built on the 40.3 km section of the Ljig-Preljina road in Serbia, the Šarani tunnel is extraordinary.
Datun Mine sets new productivity records with Diamec underground exploration drill rigs
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The Kevitsa Mine in Finnish Lapland, 130 km inside the Arctic Circle, continues to develop with Atlas Copco equipment. Among the latest acquisitions are two Pit Viper 271 drill rigs which are now in full operation.
With the ever-increasing demands for production efficiency, fast-track training in the mining industry has never been more important.
Atlas Copco’s new Pit Viper 311 has successfully completed rigorous field testing at a copper mine in the USA, confirming the value of the rotary drill rig key design features.
The introduction of Atlas Copco’s SmartROC T40 drill rig is helping Turkish contractors to slash their fuel bills and improve their productivity – and the word is spreading fast.
A dimension stone specialist in the USA has increased its productivity by up to 40 percent after switching the drill and blast method for diamond wire cutting to the Atlas Copco SpeedCut.
Researchers from around the world are currently studying the evolution of the planet based on information provided with the help of Atlas Copco and a 2.5 kilometer deep drill hole.
For concrete and quarry company Local Mix, increasing productivity was simply a matter of finding the right drill rig. By all accounts, they’ve found it.
The Stawell Gold mine in Australia is the first mine in the world to take delivery of the newly launched Scooptram ST18 loader from Atlas Copco.
The SmartROC C50 surface drill rig has emerged victorious from the infamous limestone quarries of France, with top marks for power, speed and fuel efficiency.
Surface drill rig for construction and quarrying
The Karelsky Okatysh iron ore mine, located in the Russian Republic of Karelia, continues to increase its production year on year, irrespective of fluctuations in metal prices.
Modern exploration helps revive iconic Spanish copper mine.
Atlas Copco’s remanufacturing services are being developed and expanded across the globe to meet increasing demands for reconditioned components or even entire drill rigs, loaders and trucks.
The iron ore mining giant LKAB has been putting the new FlexiROC T45 surface drill rig to the test at its open pit operation in Svappavaara, in northern Sweden. The results were as dramatic as the landscape.
Performance-improvement and costsavings challenges within the drilling industry have never been greater. On the job safety is critical and any operation trying to remain competitive in today’s market needs innovative solutions to ensure contrac...
Carbide Test for Magnum Cutter in Kiruna - outlasted the competition by 37%
New Azure exploration bit was configured with customer input to conquer variations in an array of formations
After 848 meters of reaming the 4.0m diameter, RXL reamer bored through at Tara mine. With a total of 960 operational hours, the dressing of Magnum V 6-row cutters completed the job. This with life left to spare. Quite a feat. Read more>>
Finding new ways to make operations more efficient and less expensive is a challenge. KGHM mines in Poland has found that using Atlas Copco products and service provided them with the tools needed to achieve their goals.
Secoroc Klaw Bits - increasing penetration rate up to 200%
Controlling drill pipe erosion keeps drill steel costs down
After 848 meters of reaming the 4.0m diameter, RXL reamer bored through at Tara mine. The dressing of Magnum V 6-row cutters was the same as the dressing that collared the raise 960 operational hours earlier. Quite a feat. Read more>>
Our ideas move mountains. One of many ideas is a unique model used to control costs at the Marão tunneling project in Iberia, Portugal.
Automated drilling in surface mining
The teleremote capability of the Atlas Copco Pit Viper 351