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Deep impact: Atlas Copco takes automated drilling to the next level

Atlas Copco has won a contract to convert 18 more of BHP Billiton’s blast hole drills to autonomous operation, following the success of its existing rigs. Julian Turner talks to Tyler Berens, product line manager – automation, about optimisation, efficiency and operating a drill in Texas from the company’s test center in Sweden.

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