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Originating from the Mining and Rock Excavation Technique business area and the hydraulic attachment tools business of Atlas Copco, Epiroc was formed to be a stronger ally for you. By building on proven expertise and performance with the same people and a bold new drive to make what's good even better.
Just like our name "Epiroc" says, we want to be on top of things. Epiroc means "at or on rock," coming from Greek and Latin roots. It reflects our core business, our proximity to customers and the strength of our partnerships.
You can count on us to listen to your needs and respond with leading-edge solutions. You can call on us to keep your equipment running reliably with expert service. And you can choose us with confidence, knowing we are committed to safety, environmental and social responsibility in everything we do.
More than a manufacturer, we aim to be a collaborative partner that keeps its promises. We deliver the performance you need to maximize productivity every day – as well as the technology you need to compete in the future.
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These multi-purpose hydraulic attachments from Epiroc are for primary demolition and secondary reduction of concrete structures, as well as for cutting steel structures.
• For carriers 33,000 pounds to 188,000 pounds (16.5 tons to 94 tons).
• Two powerful hydraulic cylinders deliver constant closing forces with short open-close cycle times.
• Low noise, low vibration.
• 360-degree endless hydraulic rotation to allow optimal positioning and precise handling.
• Replaceable and reversible cutting blades with attachments that can be equipped with different type jaws.
Epiroc has relocated its U.S. headquarters from Commerce City to Broomfield within the Denver, Colorado, metropolitan area. The company joins a dynamic business community in a tech corridor known as the "Rocky Mountain Silicon Valley."
Epiroc's fifth generation Rig Control System for Pit Viper blasthole rigs takes next step toward fully autonomous mining
Epiroc has introduced the fifth generation of Rig Control System (RCS). Epiroc says that the RCS 5 is the next step toward fully autonomous mining.
Epiroc Bucket Screeners BS 1600 and BS 2200, with service weights of 1,710 kg (BS 1600) and 2450 kg (BS 2200), combine the best of modern design and sturdy construction to bring customers in the recycling and rock excavation business an even more complete solution.
Epiroc has appointed Jon Torpy as General Manager and President for Epiroc USA LLC, effective May 1, 2019. Mr. Torpy brings 15 years of broad leadership experience with Epiroc and predecessor Atlas Copco, and 20 years of overall industry experience.
The CC 2300 and CC 3100 have all the well-known features that make attachments in the Epiroc Combi Cutter range a popular choice for challenging tasks on demolition sites. They are robust, multi-purpose machines offering low noise, low vibration operation and suitable for practically any kind of primary demolition work. The cutting blades on all versions are replaceable and reversible and the attachments can be equipped with different sized jaws according to requirements.
Battery-electric equipment allows a mine to unlock a number of benefits: improved health and safety, reduced greenhouse gas emissions and decreased operating costs. "We are leading the charge towards sustainability in mining through battery electric, zero-emission equipment," says Stevan Topalovic, Vice President Marketing Underground Rock Excavation division at Epiroc. "At Power Change Days, we proudly present our second generation electric battery 14 and 18-tonne loaders, our 42-tonne truck and our mid-sized drilling family including face drilling, production drilling and rock reinforcement rigs."
Epiroc has acquired 34 percent of ASI Mining, which is based in Mendon, Utah, and is a subsidiary of Autonomous Solutions Inc. Its products include on-board hardware and software that convert vehicles to autonomous operation, as well as system level software platforms for command and control of autonomous fleets across various mining applications. The solutions integrate with various mobile mining equipment, regardless of make or model, and are used by mining customers globally. The business is estimated to have revenues in 2018 of more than USD 6 million.
The recently inaugurated Control Tower located in Epiroc facilities in Örebro, Sweden, is designed to be an innovation arena to collaborate around, and to explore and develop automation and information management solutions. The Control Tower is much more than a showroom - it is a part of the Epiroc strategy to support customers to take the right steps towards safety, productivity and improved operations.
Terrafirma Equipment Sales & Rentals will be holding Customer Appreciation Days, August 23–25 in Edmonton, Alberta.
Dutch contractor LEK Sloopwerken recently demolished three 150-metre-long viaducts on the A27 motorway in the Netherlands during a single weekend in May. To achieve this the company used Epiroc rig-mounted heavy hydraulic breakers equipped with Epiroc's patented Intelligent Protection System (IPS).
The mine of the future is carbon-dioxide-free, digitalized and autonomous. To set a new world standard for sustainable mining at great depth, LKAB, Epiroc, ABB, Combitech and AB Volvo have joined forces in a partnership and are starting a unique testbed in the orefields of northern Sweden.
Epiroc SC boom- and stick-mounted hydraulic shears are ideal for cutting steel structures at demolition sites or recycling metal girders, sheets and cables at scrap yards. With a range of seven shears for carriers from 8,800 to 245,000 pounds (4 to 110 tons), the Epiroc shear lineup offers great cutting force and rugged dependability.
Tunnel version of Epiroc SB hydraulic breakers features application-specific modifications to extend lifetime, minimize dust intake
The new SB 302 and SB 452 Tunnel versions of Epiroc's Solid Body breaker range provide application-specific modifications that extend equipment lifetime and reduce overall operating costs in underground applications.