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Epiroc HB 2500

Portugal-based Secil Britas S.A. is a Secil Group company specialising in aggregates. Its main activities are managing quarries, mining and marketing aggregates and providing services related to the company’s activities and the group’s cement factories as well as services for a few external clients. Since gypsum is a key component in cement manufacture, the Secil Group acquired a gypsum mine called Picotas n°1 in Souto da Carpalhosa in the Portuguese municipality of Leiria. Production serves exclusively to meet the group’s needs. The mine produces grey gypsum with an S03 content…

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Epiroc expansion

Epiroc, a leading productivity partner for the mining and infrastructure industries, has won a large order from construction company Züblin International GmbH Chile Spa for equipment that will be used to expand the El Teniente mine in Chile. Züblin International GmbH Chile has ordered multiple drill rigs and loaders for use in the El Teniente underground copper mine in central Chile. Epiroc’s state-of-the-art equipment will ensure high productivity and safe operation as the mine will be deepened, extending its lifespan by an estimated 50 years. The order totals approximately SEK…

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Battery Powered Mining

Epiroc, a leading productivity partner for the mining, infrastructure and natural resources industries, today launches its second generation of battery-operated machines that will lower mining customers’ costs and promote a healthier work environment. The battery-driven underground loaders, trucks and drill rigs launched today will create a number of benefits for mining companies globally, including improved health and safety, reduced greenhouse gas emissions and lower operating costs. “We at Epiroc want to help our customers boost productivity, enhance safety and cut emissions – all while lowering the total cost of operation,”…

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