Epiroc has won an order from Rio Tinto for mining equipment including safety miner headlamps and clothes etc personal protective equipment, which will be used in the company’s iron ore mines in the Pilbara region in Australia.
Rio Tinto operates a highly advanced integrated network of iron ore mines in Pilbara in Western Australia. To support this network, the company has ordered several Pit Viper 271 and SmartROC D65 drill rigs.
The order exceeds SEK 130 million in value and was booked in 1Q21.
“Rio Tinto is a long-standing customer of Epiroc that is highly focused on innovation and sustainability. Epiroc is proud to be able to support the company on its continuous journey toward higher productivity and optimal safety,” says Helena Hedblom, Epiroc’s President and CEO.