Epiroc’s Control Tower supports customers to take the right steps towards safety productivity improved operations.
The recently inaugurated Control Tower located in Epiroc facilities in Örebro, Sweden, is designed to
be an innovation arena to collaborate around, and to explore and develop automation and information
management solutions. The Control Tower is much more than a showroom – it is a part of the Epiroc
strategy to support customers to take the right steps towards safety, productivity and improved
In the high-tech Epiroc Control Tower the visitor can also explore remote controlled and automated machines
which can be operated anywhere around the globe. Furthermore, Epiroc information management solutions
are displayed through telematics and integrated systems, demonstrating the digital and connected mine.
“When planning our new Control Tower we knew that it was going to be more than a showroom of our
automation and information management solutions. We built it to be a place where we together with our
customers and partners will develop the functionalities of tomorrow’s mining operations but also where we do
actual work within these areas”, explains Andreas Nordbrandt, President of the Underground Rock Excavation
With the new Control Tower, Epiroc has an excellent opportunity to help customers on their digitalization
journey – by bringing cutting-edge technologies together, and working in close collaboration with both
customers and partners. With an ecosystem view and open and agnostic approach, Epiroc can help
customers to integrate equipment, services and information management systems into an efficient value
Pucobre in Chile is an example of a customer with a firm determination to transform the mine operation using
the best and latest digital support:
“Support of the global Epiroc team will be of essence to have a successful journey in automation and mine
control, with improvements in productivity, cost control and safety. All of the above will lead us in the future
towards becoming a “best in class” operation in underground mining. At Pucobre, we are really looking
forward to follow up on the agreed project priorities, Epiroc can count on our firm commitment”, says
Sebastian Rios, CEO of Pucobre.