Autonomous blasting nearing

AUTONOMOUS charging and blasting in the next five years is a distinct possibility, although it might be closer in the underground space than the surface realm.

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The auto explosives loader drilling a hole and pushing wireless explosives into the hole.

Mining explosives and initiation technology specialist Orica is already well advanced in this area with a prototype to autonomously charge underground faces it is developing with Epiroc quite close.

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