Mining operations can reap huge benefits from automating their drill and blast operations, but Drilledge says workforces must have the right amount of expertise to take full advantage of the technology.
The advanced technology company has rapidly established its Production Optimiser system in the gold Industry over the past 18 months by collaborating with the sector’s leading companies.
As mining companies rapidly shift their strategies and operating models to leverage digital transformation, new technologies in blasting and explosives are making an ever more vital contribution to bottom-line improvements.
Following proven success in North America, Dyno Nobel has officially rolled out its industry leading, Differential Energy technology to some major Western Australian mine sites, with further testing and site conversions to follow.
Mitchell Services has secured a $33 million drill and blast contract at Adaman Resources’ Kirkalocka restart project in Western Australia.
Orica releases automated rock sizing measurement technology, FRAGTrack as part of its BlastIQ digital blast optimisation platform suite.
Dyno Nobel’s electronic initiation system EZshot combines ‘the best of both worlds’ for underground perimeter blasting.
For market leading explosives provider Orica, technical innovations in the mining sector are presenting an incredible array of opportunities and growth.
By monitoring blast movement, the Pilgangoora lithium-tantalum project reduced misclassification and recovered $335,000 in one blast
Northern Star internal contractor Northern Star Mining Services (NSMS) has delivered the highest ore recovery in the life of its gold operation in the Kalgoorlie within two months.
BME has already become well established in Australia through distributing the leading Axxis digital detonation system by its now wholly owned entity Advanced Initiating Systems (AIS). Now, it’s bringing more new technologies to mining.
Drill and blast major Orica has revealed its new digital platform BlastIQ. The system is designed to bring digital connectivity to the company’s blasting operations in an effort to reduce costs and improve efficiency and safety.
Northern Star Resources and Minnovare will collaborate on the development of drill and blast technology for use across the gold miner’s Western Australian operations.
Mining services company Ausdrill has received a letter of intent from miner Mineral Resources for a three-year contract at the Wodgina lithium operation in the Pilbara of Western Australia.