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Epiroc unveils major upgrades to DM30 XC blasthole drill rig

Epiroc announces significant upgrades to its renowned DM30 XC blasthole drill rig. These enhancements represent a bold step forward in drilling technology and provide extended working life, increased safety, improved efficiency, and a reduced carbon footprint.    

These latest upgrades to the DM30 XC mark a significant advancement in drilling technology. By integrating innovative solutions, Epiroc has not only enhanced the rig's performance and reliability but also ensured optimal operational in every drilling scenario. These upgrades include advanced lubrication systems, reinforced components, and improved safety features like the upgraded jack screw or the tower-locking reinforcement, all aimed at extending the working life of the rig while minimizing maintenance requirements, thereby increasing operational efficiency, and reducing downtime.

Safety is a top feature for Epiroc, and the DM30 XC upgrades reflect this commitment. The rig now features reinforced locking mechanisms and upgraded safety features, providing operators peace of mind, and minimizing the risk of accidents or downtime due to equipment failure. 

"We are excited to unveil these substantial upgrades to the DM30 XC blasthole drill rig. With improved safety and efficiency, a lower carbon footprint, and an extended working life, the DM30 XC remains an infallible asset for mining operations worldwide. "

Maxim Maklakov , Product Line Manager Production Blasthole
As part of our commitment to safety and sustainability, the DM30 XC upgrades focus on improving efficiency and reducing environmental impact. Epiroc is leading the industry toward more sustainable drilling operations offering a variety of engine choices and user-friendly maintenance options. These upgrades not only streamline operations but also contribute to a significant reduction in carbon emissions, aligning with Epiroc's commitment to environmental stewardship and ensuring a safer work environment for our customers. 

"At Epiroc, our unwavering commitment to listening to our customers and responding to their needs drives us to continuously innovate and deliver the most advanced and sustainable solutions available in the industry. The DM30 XC is no exception. "

James Cai , ADS Engineering Manager
The DM30 XC blasthole drill rig has long been recognized for its exceptional capabilities, boasting a 9.1 m (30 ft) drill pipe change and a clean depth capacity of 45.1 m (148 ft), depending on drill pipe size. Capable of both Single Pass drilling and Multi Pass drilling, the DM30 XC offers flexibility to handle drill pipe sizes ranging from 102 mm (4 in) up to 159 mm (6-1/4 in) and weight on a bit of 20 000 kgs (44 000 lb). This makes the DM30 XC versatile and powerful, suitable for a wide range of drilling applications.

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For further information please contact:

Cynthia Rodriguez

Global Product Manager – Large Blasthole

Phone: +1 972 496 7257


Maxim Maklakov

Product Line Manager Production Blasthole

Phone: +1 945 227 0065


Epiroc is a vital part of a sustainable society and a global productivity partner for mining and infrastructure customers. With ground-breaking technology, Epiroc develops and provides innovative and safe equipment, such as drill rigs, rock excavation and construction equipment and tools for surface and underground applications. The company also offers world-class service and other aftermarket support, as well as solutions for automation, digitalization and electrification. Epiroc is based in Stockholm, Sweden, had revenues of SEK 50 billion in 2022, and has around 17,000 passionate employees supporting and collaborating with customers in around 150 countries. Learn more at 


Epiroc's Surface division develops, manufactures, and markets a wide range of rock drilling equipment and solutions for use in surface mining, construction, and quarries, as well as water well applications worldwide. It also provides customers with exploration equipment, tooling and advanced orebody data analysis. The division has production in Sweden, the United States, Canada, China, India, Australia and South Africa. Please see for product offerings. 

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