Sep 27, 2022

Epiroc sets the standard of loader automation

Epiroc’s Scooptram Automation Total is the highest level of loader automation, bringing new standards of productivity and safety to underground mining. Multi machine loader automation enabled by the Traffic Management System, sets the new standard in safety and productivity by creating a common information environment that controls multiple fleet of loaders.

The Traffic Management system is the core of Epiroc’s Scooptram Automation Total package. This system operates the fleet and eliminates the risk of collisions in common drifts. The automation area is fully isolated with safety barriers that shuts off the system if personnel or unauthorized vehicles accidently enter. It is possible to bring new vehicles into the area and add them to the Traffic Management System without stopping the production, using the check-in/check-out procedure.

“We are proud to release this new offering. This is a great step forward in our development of world leading automation and information management solutions. Scooptram Automation Total is really a game changer when it comes to increasing safety for underground operators and at the same time leveling up the efficiency.”

Vladimir Sysoev, Global Product Manager Automation.

Epiroc’s Scooptram Automation Total is a state-of-the-art technology that takes safety, productivity and cost effectiveness to another level and makes superior performance a reality. From a safe distance in a comfortable operator station, an operator can easily control and monitor the vehicles progress throughout the mine.

Scooptram Automation Total is part of Epiroc’s 6th Sense Transport offering. Epiroc’s 6th Sense sets out to optimize our customers’ value chain by offering interoperability solutions that connect automation, system integration and information management to unlock the full potential of production gains at lower operating costs.

Epiroc is a leading productivity partner for the mining, infrastructure and natural resources industries. With cutting-edge technology, Epiroc develops and produces innovative drill rigs, rock excavation and construction equipment, and provides world-class service and consumables. The company was founded in Stockholm, Sweden, and has passionate people supporting and collaborating with customers in more than 150 countries. Learn more at

Press release from Epiroc Surface and Exploration Drilling division

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