Tapojärvi and Yara select Sandvik Mining and Rock Solutions Top Hammer XL technology for Siilinjärvi
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Tapojärvi and Yara select Sandvik Mining and Rock Solutions Top Hammer XL technology for Siilinjärvi
April 26, 2021

A strategic alliance formed between contractor Tapojärvi and Yara has selected Sandvik Mining and Rock Solutions as the drilling technology supplier of choice for Yara’s Siilinjärvi mine. Sandvik will supply six new Pantera™ DP1600i drill rigs, leveraging Top Hammer XL technology. The rigs are remotely operated by the AutoMine® system and accompanied by a comprehensive[…]

Latest Orica software predicts vibration and airblast outcomes to protect sensitive structures and maximise blast outcomes
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Latest Orica software predicts vibration and airblast outcomes to protect sensitive structures and maximise blast outcomes
April 15, 2021

Orica, the world’s largest manufacturer of commercial explosives and innovative blasting systems, has announced the release of its new Advanced Vibration Management (AVM) software that links blast design, modelling and measurement to conserve sensitive structures. Continuing its efforts to create safer, predictable and more productive blast outcomes, Orica has added Advanced Vibration Management (AVM) to[…]

MMG’s Las Bambas copper mine in Peru advances future mine journey with new Digital Operation Centre in Lima
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MMG’s Las Bambas copper mine in Peru advances future mine journey with new Digital Operation Centre in Lima
April 8, 2021

Back in 2019, Nokia and Telefónica Peru signed a contract with MMG’s Minera Las Bambas to enable digitalisation and automation projects at its site in Cotabambas, Apurimac region, including deploying a private 4G LTE network which was duly commissioned in July 2020, the first in Peru. MMG said: “The installation of the private LTE network has increased the capacity to transmit[…]