Barminco is one of the world’s largest hard rock underground mining services companies, with operations in Australia, Africa and North America.
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Barminco is proud, once again, to be the first in the world to debut the new generation of Epiroc’s Mobile Carrier Rig (MCR) – the GEN 2 Epiroc Diamec Smart 6M. This second-generation underground mobile core drill rig utilizes the drilling capacity of the Diamec Smart 6 automated operating system, the mobility and sturdiness of the S2 Boomer carrier with the addition of Epiroc’s automated rod handler.The Rod Handling System coupled with the Smart 6 Rig Control System allows for full automation increasing operator safety and productivity. Combining Epiroc’s cutting-edge technology of their drilling and rod handling operating systems brings the underground drilling industry a step closer to having ‘no hands-on-steel’ and taking a giant step forward towards a safer environment for the operators.We are excited to be commissioning the rig next month at one of our valued client’s sites in the Goldfields.The addition of the Epiroc GEN 2 MCR to our state-of-the-art fleet supports our Diamond Drill team to Enable Tomorrow, work Smarter Together and take No Shortcuts. Following these Barminco Principles will help create a safer environment for our people and will assist our client in consistently achieving production targets.