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Flanders Debuts Fully Automated Multi-Pass Drill Rig

Flanders has completing the development and deployment of ARDVARC 4.0, what it is calling the world’s first fully automated multi-pass drill rig that also incorporates the world’s first autonomous angle drill implementation.

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Face Pattern System Features Display Interface

Oldenburg Mining has introduced a new face pattern system with an intuitive display interface that makes it easier for operators to execute drill patterns. Operators can program drill patterns into the ADS- 500 system and utilize advanced hole location and auto depth technology to drill faces out accurately.

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Atlas Copco Launches FlexiROC T30 R

Atlas Copco launched the FlexiROC T30 R radio remote control tophammer drill rig equipped with either a COP 1240 or COP 1640 drill for 2- to 3.5-in. holes.

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Rockmore Brings the Hammer Down

Rockmore International added to its ROK series DTH hammer product line – the ROK 600A and 650A. This new A Series DTH hammer line will be officially released this month at BAUMA Munich.

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Lafarge Saves Big on Blasting

Lafarge is implementing a worldwide initiative to optimize drilling and blasting operations across its 600 sites globally. The initiative aims to reduce costs, increase safety and lessen the impact on the environment. The potential savings are estimated at $7.5-$18.7 million annually.

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