Evolution Mining – Cracow Mine


Evolution Mining


Cracow Mine, Queensland, Australia


Underground and surface drilling, ~45,000m per year

Project Challenges

  • Extreme underground heat conditions
  • Mine productivity and access
  • Water and power issues from site
  • Remote location
  • Managing double shift surface and underground operations

Our Approach and Equipment Used

  • 3 X Atlas Copco U6 underground drill rigs
  • Auto drill technology
  • Diamond rod handlers
  • Integrate carrier

Client Outcomes

  • Minimal contractor related standby
  • Consistent performance and penetration across rigs/crew
  • Standardised procedures
  • Ability to change drilling methods as required by client

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