McGill gets funding for fragmentation research

McGill gets funding for fragmentation research

McGill receives funding for a project to validate and test a new method for rock breakage

Technology / innovation

07 AUGUST 2019
BlastBoss releases blast deck system

BlastBoss releases blast deck system

BlastBoss has launched a new blast decking system, the Shockwave Power Plasma

Development

06 OCTOBER 2017
Blast away your energy costs

Blast away your energy costs

Motion Metrics explains how better fragmentation can lead to savings downstream

The sky's the limit

The sky's the limit

The utilisation of aerial drones to optimise blast and stockpile fragmentation

Development

18 OCTOBER 2016
FLANDERS launches INVISION

FLANDERS launches INVISION

FLANDERS will be showcasing several new products at MINExpo 2016, including a new software platform called...

Innovation

13 SEPTEMBER 2016
New products from Motion Metrics at MINExpo

New products from Motion Metrics at MINExpo

Motion Metrics plans to showcase two new products at the MINExpo 2016 tradeshow in Las Vegas

Development

01 SEPTEMBER 2016
Motion Metrics goes underground

Motion Metrics goes underground

Motion Metrics' latest technology, PortaMetrics, is designed to analyse blasting results

Development

27 JANUARY 2016
Reducing energy consumption with ultra-high-intensity blasting

Reducing energy consumption with ultra-high-intensity blasting

The UHIB technique was originally applied by Orica to improve rock fragmentation in hard-rock surface...

Natural resources

08 SEPTEMBER 2015
Orica opens Centre of Innovation and Collaboration

Orica opens Centre of Innovation and Collaboration

Orica officially opened its first 'Centre of Innovation and Collaboration' in Santiago, Chile on August...

Development

20 AUGUST 2015
Modular drills into explosive costs

Modular drills into explosive costs

Improving fragmentation through stratification can yield a range of cost benefits, says technology firm...

Development

18 AUGUST 2015
Hexagon announces HxM Blast

Hexagon announces HxM Blast

The HxM Blast drill and blast management utility aims to revolutionise the design and execution of drill...

Development

09 FEBRUARY 2015

Maptek announces BlastLogic 2.0

BlastLogic 2.0 is the latest version of its drill-and-blast accuracy management system

Development

17 OCTOBER 2014