Epiroc launched Blasthole Drill IBH 10 and Mine Truck MT436B to boost surface mining, or construction and underground mining, or heavy civil construction applications. The IBH 10 is an old warhorse in the mining segment popular among the limestone mining operators. The product is equipped with powerful diesel engine, a more ergonomically-designed operator’s cabin, complying to all the DGMS safety norms for drills and also with a6-metreoption for single pass drilling requirement in coal OB.
Mine Truck MT436B has Jacobs engine brake, automatic engine over-speed protection, electric transmission shift control and converter lockups. The truck is designed to facilitate fast, proactive and efficient service. Its centralised lubrication technique improves the component life while the driver’s cabin is designed for easy access of the controls. It can upload up to 32.6 metric tonnes and can push material off horizontally.
Jerry Andersson, Managing Director, Epiroc India said, “Epiroc IBH 10 drill is a crawler-mounted, hydraulic-powered, self-contained and self-propelled Blasthole drill rig, designed to perform down the hole drilling operations in the toughest mining conditions. It has been given a major facelift in terms of increase productivity, safety, operators comfort and looks. “
He adds, “Mine trucks are used extensively at underground mines across the world and form an integral part of the mining industry. The truck comes with easy access to service points as well as ergonomic seating and controls to increase productivity. The Mine Truck MT 436B is a dependable vehicle for underground mining operations.”