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Epiroc to buy core logging firm Geoscan

Purchase will add to equipment company's mining tech portfolio Metal Tech News – October 12, 2022

 

Last updated 10/11/2022 at 1:38pm

A box of drill core ready to be analyzed by a Corescan machine.

Geoscan

Corescan utilizes an advanced optical and illumination design to autonomously collect roughly 250 samples per meter of core at a scan rate of about three meters per minute.

Adding to the rapidly expanding line of mineral exploration and mining products, technologies, and services, Epiroc has cut a deal to acquire Geoscan Pty Ltd, an Australian company that provides digital mineralogical analysis and core logging solutions.

Logging the cylindrical core of rock brought to the surface by drilling into the earth provides geologist with a layer-by-layer view of the roc...



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