BME, Consbec set to have a blast

BME, Consbec set to have a blast

Pair tie up Canadian JV

Simulation / Optimisation

13 SEPTEMBER 2019
Seizing blasting's benefits

Seizing blasting's benefits

What technologies for cost savings in blast optimisation are having the biggest impact?

Operational Excellence

23 OCTOBER 2018
Cullinan goes for BME blasting system

Cullinan goes for BME blasting system

Cullinan diamond mine has implemented BME's AXXIS centralised blasting system

Blast better for greener results

Blast better for greener results

Poor blasting practices erode mines' financial bottom lines, and are also bad for the environment

Natural resources

03 JULY 2018
AIS to become BME Australia

AIS to become BME Australia

Advanced Initiating Systems (AIS) has now become wholly owned by BME

Development

25 JANUARY 2018
A better blast

A better blast

Donna Schmidt talks with top firms in the blasting sector to light the fuse on the latest technologies...

Development

04 DECEMBER 2017
Master blasters

Master blasters

BME has broken the world record for the most electronic detonators fired in a single blast

Snapshot

11 OCTOBER 2017
BME speaks out on electronic detonators

BME speaks out on electronic detonators

Electronic delay detonators have brought many benefits to mining productivity but there are still gains...

Development

17 AUGUST 2017
Modder East adopts new emulsion system

Modder East adopts new emulsion system

Gold One's Modder East mine is now using emulsion explosives for all 70 of its underground stope panels...

Transport

07 FEBRUARY 2017
BME boosts transparency in UG blasting

BME boosts transparency in UG blasting

BME's AXXIS Centralised Blasting System is evolving to allow real-time communication of data

Innovation

07 FEBRUARY 2017
Record blast with AXXIS

Record blast with AXXIS

Daunia open-cut coal mine has reportedly broken the world record for the largest electronic detonator...

Coal

01 MARCH 2016
AXXIS makes big blast

AXXIS makes big blast

System developed by South Africa's BME, makes big impact in Australia

Development

08 SEPTEMBER 2015