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December 12, 2016

2016 International

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.

December 1, 2016

2016 International

Mining contractor DDQ of Queensland, Australia has slashed fuel costs dramatically since adding a new Atlas Copco Pit Viper 235 rotary drill rig to its fleet. The secret is in the clutch.

July 28, 2016

2016 International

Around the world, water well rig owners and operators appreciate the Atlas Copco T2W truck-mounted drilling rig for its application versatility, high productivity and ability to get in and out of even the most rugged conditions.

July 11, 2016

2016 International

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.

July 11, 2016

2016 International

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.

June 29, 2016

2016 International

As labor costs continue to rise and safety regulations become ever more demanding, quarrying companies are meeting the challenges through increased mechanization.

June 29, 2016

2016 International

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.

June 23, 2016

2016

Deep core sampling in ancient rock may help scientists to discover one of the biggest mysteries of evolution – when and how life on land first began.

June 23, 2016

2016 International

Leixoes harbour in Portugal was in need of a new jetty to handle 100 yachts, service and reception area and a passenger terminal. The piling work of the new jetty brought up some tough challenges to the project.

June 23, 2016

2016 International

Construction work on the eastbound E6 motorway between Trondheim and Stjørdal in Norway is on track to meet the 2014 completion deadline. However, the project has had its challenges, not least in the construction of a 2,6 km road tunnel on the approa...

June 13, 2016

2016

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...

June 10, 2016

2016 International

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 contracts are...

June 10, 2016

2016 International

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.

March 29, 2016

2016 International

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...

January 11, 2016

2016 International

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.

January 6, 2016

2016

American raiseboring specialist Raisebor has set a record in the North American raiseboring industry, completing what is possibly the biggest raise ever bored.

May 22, 2015

2015 International

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 is helping the drive for more mechanization, higher productivity and...

January 15, 2015

2015 International

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.

June 19, 2014

2014 International

Drilcorp Ltd based in Seaham, County Durham has been awarded a de-watering contract in Aberdeen AB12 3QA in the north east of Scotland, consisting of 220 boreholes to a total depth of 7,5 m. The site has between 5 m and 7 m of overburden comprising s...

June 15, 2018

2016 International

To construct a relatively shallow, large tunnel under a water body in shale bedrock working from very small work sites without impacting adjacent airport operations.

June 15, 2018

2016 International

The open pit gold mine of La Herradura Penmont in the northern state of Sonora, not far from the U.S. border, is improving its productivity through a combination of upgraded drill rigs and new rock drilling tools.