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Millenium and Mavis Downs mine explosion

Footage shows coal mine blasting in slow motion

An integrated resources company caught a controlled explosion on camera at one of its Central Queensland coal operations. M Mining released impressive, first-blast footage of a new pit under...

Syama Mine

Fully wireless blasting system starts at Syama mine

Today marks a significant milestone for the Resolute and Orica partnership with the commencement of production blasting at the Syama mine in Mali using WebGen™, the world’s first fully wireless...

how fragmentation analysis can reduce energy costs for blasting.

Drilling down to the details of fragmentation

Mining promises few guarantees, but a reduced ore yield is a certainty if errors are made at any stage of the complex, multi-layered drill and blast process. The potential for wasted energy, time...

Blast Movement Technologies

The safer solution to post-blast monitoring

A leader in post-blast ore location and recovery, Blast Movement Technologies (BMT), part of Hexagon, released FED 2.0. This specially fitted UAV offers a safer, more expedient solution to post-blast...

blasting incident

Dangerous blasting incident at open cut coal mine

The NSW Resources Regulator has reported a dangerous blasting incident at an open cut coal mine. According to the report, when blasting overburden, fly rock has been ejected beyond the exclusion zone...

Blast Movement Technologies

BMT releases its Flight Enabled Detector 2.0

A leader in post-blast ore location and recovery, Blast Movement Technologies, part of Hexagon, released FED 2.0. This specially fitted UAV offers a safer, more expedient solution to post-blast...

Groundbreaking blast preparation technology takes off

Groundbreaking blast preparation technology takes off

A new and innovative blast preparation system was launched today by Mackay-based business StemSafe, with the Australian technology set to be an industry-first for the world. DipSafe is a vehicle...

rockfall traps mine vehicles NSW mine

Rockfall traps mine vehicles

A rockfall at a NSW underground metalliferous mine trapped a loader and a light vehicle with a worker inside the vehicle. According to the NSW Mine Safety Regulator “The worker first heard...

AMSJ Nov 2021