Epiroc unveils new Competency Center in Elko to service US market

Epiroc has unveiled its newly-established Competency Center in Elko, Nevada, which, the OEM says, will serve as the epicenter of innovation, housing unique programs and capabilities catering to the entire US market.

The 48,000 sq.ft (4,459 sq.m) facility is at the intersection of W Silver Street and W Idaho Street and will be home to 8,000 sq.ft of modern office space, a 4,000 sq.ft state-of-the-art training centre, 16,000 sq.ft of warehouse and a 20,000 sq.ft workshop featuring multiple machine bays, Epiroc says. It will also host an outdoor staging area.

“From comprehensive training, technology and electrification competence, to full mid-life machine and component rebuilds, we’re committed to delivering the next level of support and excellence,” Epiroc said. “The centre is envisioned to be a hub for future growth initiatives, ensuring we meet and exceed the highest standards for our valued Epiroc customers.”

Epiroc already has a population of autonomous blasthole drilling equipment at mines in Nevada, in addition to a service centre in Battle Mountain, Nevada.