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Epiroc aims to halve carbon dioxide emissions in operations as part of 2030 goals

By: Schalk Burger     3rd July 2020 Mining and infrastructure equipment multinational Epiroc this week released its 2030 sustainability goals, which include halving carbon dioxide emissions from operations, transport and major suppliers, as well as from customers’ use of Epiroc equipment. "These are challenging targets, but we will... 

Epiroc sets the standard of loader automation

8th November 2019 Epiroc’s Scooptram Automation Total is the highest level of loader automation, bringing new standards of productivity and safety to underground mining. Multi machine loader automation enabled by the Traffic Management System, sets the new standard in safety and productivity by creating a common... 

Epiroc helps graduates shine at the GradStar Awards 2019

5th November 2019 Having earned the reputation as a global powerhouse in the mining, infrastructure and natural resources industries, Epiroc remains more passionate than ever before to empower South Africa’s youth.  For a second consecutive year, the pioneering company proudly co-sponsored the prominent ABSA... 

Epiroc introduces the Pit Viper 270 XC series blasthole drilling rig – a proven partner for mining needs

1st October 2019 Epiroc, an industry leading productivity partner for the mining and infrastructure industries, introduces the Pit Viper 270 XC series that delivers application flexibility, fuel-efficient performance and enhanced safety with outstanding operator comfort and ease of maintenance. The Pit Viper 270... 

Future. Safe

12th September 2019 Safety is a primary focus area for Zaaiman Exploration Drilling. This safety conscious company operates several rigs outside of Mokopane in South Africa.  With the aim of taking safety to the next level, the company uses the Epiroc surface core drilling rig, Christensen 140 and its Rod Handling... 

The Klipspringer of Black Mountain

9th September 2019 Hall Core Drilling is an exploration drilling contractor with active operations in several countries on the African continent. The company was founded in 2000 and started out with just one drill rig. Today, they have 36 drill rigs in operation and employ approximately 250 people. In the small... 

Epiroc wraps Wits students in warmth during their mine tour

12th August 2019 Passionate about youth development and giving back to the community, Epiroc, for a second consecutive year, sponsored 100 jackets to final 4th year University of the Witwatersrand (Wits) School of Mining Engineering students.  The aim of the annual Wits mine tour is to give final year students... 

Important milestone in surface drilling automation

8th July 2019 Epiroc, one of the leaders in automation development, is constantly pushing the boundaries in the rock excavation industry. Proof of this is that the world’s first fully autonomous SmartROC D65 surface drill rig, is now in production. In the midst of the 4th industrial revolution, Epiroc presents... 

Epiroc committed to empowering young women

20th June 2019 The importance of equipping and encouraging young women for careers in the corporate workplace cannot be underestimated. Epiroc proudly showcased its solid commitment to ‘girl power’ by supporting the Cell C Take a Girl Child to Work Day® 2019. The Cell C Take a Girl Child to Work Day® initiative... 

Sandvik eyes listing of specialty steel business

By: Reuters     6th May 2019 Swedish engineering group Sandvik is considering listing its Materials Technology (SMT) business after announcing plans on Monday to separate it from the rest of the group. SMT, Sandvik's specialty steel business, has been seen as a spin-off candidate for many years, and has lagged far behind the... 

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