Australian blasting company BlastBoss has released Dryshot, a structural water sealing barrier to improve blasting performance.
The Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) has faced criticism for failing to publically reveal details of a pollution case with BHP.
Australia’s newly elevated national security alert level has prompted Orica Yarwun to undertake a review of security and safety procedures.
Dyno Nobel, in partnership with DetNet, has launched a new underground electronic initiation blasting system – DriftShot.
Approval has been granted for an extension to the Mt Arthur coal mine, along with changes to allow increased levels of blasting.
Incitec Pivot will stop storing explosive materials at its Port Adelaide site, which the South Australian government has purchased for an undisclosed sum after local safety concerns.
Researchers at the University of Sydney are creating new mathematical models that could help in reducing rock fracturing and soil liquefaction.
Orica has announced a net profit of $602 million for the 2013 FY, a jump of nearly 49% year on year.
A blast sequence at Anglo American’s Kolomela iron ore mine in South Africa.
A contractor’s ANFO hopper innovation is taking some of the risk out of mine development.
As Rio Tinto moves its 100 millionth tonne via automated trucks, it is becoming clear that automation is here to stay.