The order, together with gear, aftermarket and rock instruments, was booked within the third quarter of 2021. Supply of the gear is scheduled for the fourth quarter of 2021.
“We’re excited to companion with the Purple Chris mine in Canada’s Golden Triangle and we’re proud to contribute to their aims of security and productiveness with our progressive, automation-ready drills and repair options,” says Sandvik Canada’s vice-president Peter Corcoran.
Leopard DI650i is a diesel-powered, self-contained crawler mounted clever down-the-hole drill rig. It’s designed for high-capacity manufacturing drilling functions in floor mining, in addition to large-scale quarry functions. Sandvik DR412i blasthole drill is designed to ship reliable penetration and return on funding for 216- to 311-mm (8.5-12.25 in) rotary and down-the-hole functions. DR412i is AutoMine prepared, offering performance for each on-board and off-board automated wants.
(This text first appeared within the Canadian Mining Journal)