Currently viewing Global edition

'Revolutionary' miner Idaho bound

Major Swedish equipment manufacturer Atlas Copco/Epiroc expects to deliver its first Mobile Miner 40V hard-rock continuous miner to Hecla Mining’s Lucky Friday silver mine in northern Idaho by early 2020. “We see an increasing interest and expectations on mechanical rock excavation in the hard rock mining industry,” a spokesperson told Mining Journal.

'Revolutionary' miner Idaho bound 'Revolutionary' miner Idaho bound 'Revolutionary' miner Idaho bound 'Revolutionary' miner Idaho bound 'Revolutionary' miner Idaho bound

Hecla Mining's Lucky Friday silver-zinc-lead mine in northern Idaho

"Our aim is to be one of the major OEMs to deliver on these expectations," she said.

However, Atlas Copco/Epiroc won't disclose the machine capex (nor did Hecla), the former saying the m...

topics

loader