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Pale caricatrici e autocarri (LHD)
Perforazione meccanica della roccia
Attrezzatura per la perforazione in rimonta
Soluzioni di gestione dei fluidi
Perforatrici da roccia e unità di rotazione
Contratti di manutenzione e revisione
Safe and sustainable operations
By industry segment
SITI WEB CORRELATI
21 dicembre 2022
The award-winning innovation enables a single operator to prepare and wirelessly complete a full charging cycle from the safety of an enclosed cabin without compromising the quality of blast outcomes through the integration of Epiroc and Orica’s flagship digital, automation and blasting technologies.
The first successful blast was loaded and then fired wirelessly from surface on November 22, at Agnico Eagle’s Kittilä mine in Finland.
"This is a true milestone achieved for our industry where Epiroc in partnership with Orica have led the way to safer underground operation. By building on our recognized solutions and advanced Rig Control System, Avatel paves the way to safe productivity for the mining industry."
Celebrating the significant milestone, Orica Chief Technology Officer Angus Melbourne said: “Together with Epiroc and Agnico Eagle we are extremely proud of the team in creating a solution that keeps people out of harm’s way during what is considered one of the highest risk activities for underground miners around the globe.”
“With Avatel, we can now effectively manage risk for the people who spend the most time every shift directly exposed to hazards at the development face while delivering all of the blast optimisation benefits that Orica’s flagship technologies bring,” Angus Melbourne added. “The combination of digital, automation and wireless blasting technologies and by partnering with customers and peers we can continue solve the industry’s biggest challenges across safety, productivity and sustainability, together.”
The first commercial implementation of Avatel™ will take place at Newcrest’s Cadia Valley Operations from early 2023.
Watch the video from this industry milestone activity
For further information, please contact:
Global Manager Communications and Brand, Underground division
Phone: +46 (0)721 838 434
Global Product Manager - Face Drilling Equipment, Underground division
Phone: +46 (0)725 380 941
SITI WEB CORRELATI
EPIROC ITALIA SRL
Via Galileo Galilei 40
20092 Cinisello Balsamo (MI)
Telefono: +39 02 6606731
Service Partner Epiroc