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October 5, 2022
Gold Fields, one of the world’s largest gold producers, has ordered a fleet of powerful Minetruck MT65 haulers with automation features to be used at the Granny Smith gold mine in Western Australia. The equipment order is valued at about MSEK 130 and was booked in the third quarter 2022.
Epiroc is a long-standing provider of equipment and services to the mine site, and is also supplying production drills and consumables. The Granny Smith mine also utilizes Epiroc’s Mobilaris Onboard solution, an advanced operator navigation system.
“Epiroc is proud to continue the multi-year partnership with Gold Fields to optimize their safety and productivity,” says Helena Hedblom, Epiroc’s President and CEO.
Epiroc manufactures the Minetruck MT65 in Örebro, Sweden. The mining trucks will come equipped with Epiroc’s telematics system Certiq, which allows for intelligent monitoring of machine performance and productivity in real-time, and will have Epiroc’s Rig Control System, RCS, installed, which makes them ready for automation and remote control. Delivery is expected to begin in early 2023.
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Epiroc is a vital part of a sustainable society and a global productivity partner for mining and infrastructure customers. With ground-breaking technology, Epiroc develops and provides innovative and safe equipment, such as drill rigs, rock excavation and construction equipment and tools for surface and underground applications. The company also offers world-class service and other aftermarket support as well as solutions for automation, digitalization and electrification. Epiroc is based in Stockholm, Sweden, had revenues of SEK 40 billion in 2021, and has more than 15 500 passionate employees supporting and collaborating with customers in more than 150 countries. Learn more at www.epirocgroup.com.