Innovation is our tradition and our staff over time has successfully introduced or participated in a number of world innovations around mobile machines:

  • Participation in the world’s first TBM controlled from above ground
  • Autonomous Drill Rigs in LKAB Kiruna / Malmberget (S)
  • Creation of the International Rock Excavation Data Exchange Standard (IREDES)– from 2000 until now
  • World’s first commercial longwall shearer communicating on Wireless LAN
  • Autonomous monorail system integration (RAG, D), 2007 – RAG innovation award in 2008
  • World’s first RFID based automatic train and material tracking in coal mining
  • Control of world’s first multi combination crawler vehicle with automated tunnel guidance
  • World’s first automatic M2M LHD – Truck communication
  • Radar / Laser guidance and safety control of world’s first trackless tunnel supply train