Corporación Minera Dominicana’s Cerro de Maimon copper and zinc open-pit mine selected Epiroc for the heavy equipment that will help it go underground, the latter reported. The order, valued at more than $24 million, includes the Boomer M2 and Simba E7 drill rigs, the Scooptram ST18 underground loader and the Minetruck MT65, among other machines and rock drilling tools. The equipment will be delivered over the next two years.

Separately, the supplier inaugurated the Epiroc Control Tower, located in the Epiroc facilities in Örebro, Sweden, and designed to facilitate collaboration on the development of automation and information management solutions. The model control tower also enables visitors to experience the digital mine and to explore remote-controlled and automated machines, which can be operated anywhere on the globe, Epiroc reported.
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