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West Africa-focused Capital continues to build regional platform

By: Simone Liedtke     14th January 2021 West Africa remains a growth area for LSE-listed Capital, which continues to build its platform in the region, with new rigs arriving during the first quarter of the year, as well as the long-term contract secured with Firefinch in Mali and an expansion of operations into Guinea. As the new year... 

Capital makes strides in getting all equipment on Sukari site for mining start 

By: Marleny Arnoldi     8th January 2021 London-listed mining services company Capital Limited says payments on major capital equipment items required for contracts related to waste mining and extended drilling services at London-listed Centamin's Sukari gold mine, in Egypt, have significantly progressed. The company in December... 

Water cannon joins list of remote operating machines

By: Creamer Media Reporter      16th November 2020 Newcrest Mining’s Cadia Valley Operations has achieved a world first in mobile equipment interoperability - integrating a remote operated MacLean water cannon into its Epiroc automation fleet at Cadia East. In 2018, Cadia commenced a loader automation trial with mining equipment manufacturer,... 

Water for All provides borehole in Mathabatha

By: Natasha Odendaal     14th August 2020 Water for All, comprising a consortium of Atlas Copco, Rand Air and Epiroc, has installed a new borehole in Mathabatha, in Limpopo, to alleviate a shortage of water and bolster sanitation and hygiene amid the Covid-19 pandemic. The installation of boreholes provides a simple and cost effective... 

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... 

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