Atlas Copco and Remote Control Technologies (RCT) are teaming up to provide a comprehensive range of automation solutions to improve safety and productivity with underground mobile equipment. Atlas Copco’s solutions are focused mainly on machines that use RCS control systems and RCT provides solutions that are a perfect match for some of the older, yet popular Atlas Copco machines.

By combining expertise and solutions in this way, they believe they can offer a broad range of remote control and guidance systems for the majority of Atlas Copco’s underground machine portfolio.

“The reason behind our decision to work with RCT is quite simple,” said Julian Reynolds, product line manager for Atlas Copco. “We have some older or newly acquired machine models in our portfolio for which we do not currently offer a comprehensive range of automation solutions. We must be able to offer these machines with similar automation functionality that customers can find on our newer generation equipment. Teaming up with RCT gives us the opportunity to do this and we are glad that such a recognized company shares our view on the importance of delivering safe productivity.”

“The intention is that Atlas Copco and RCT will provide a united front in addressing any safety or productivity issues that a customer may be experiencing,” said Phil Goode, senior business development manager for RCT. “They will have access to the expertise of both organizations to ensure an automation solution can be found that meets their specific needs, no matter what type of Atlas Copco vehicles are in their fleet.”