Minnovare, Maptek collaborate on drill and blast

Minnovare, Maptek collaborate on drill and blast

Companies have linked their solutions for streamlined results

Simulation / Optimisation

23 SEPTEMBER 2019
Could Dyno Nobel take control of its destiny again?

Could Dyno Nobel take control of its destiny again?

Should Incitec Pivot calve off its fertiliser arm, Dyno Nobel could take control of its own destiny....

Investment

03 SEPTEMBER 2019
Blast Dog on the hunt

Blast Dog on the hunt

Marks Imdex move further into the drill and blast space.

Sizing up with Orica

Sizing up with Orica

FRAGTrack is part of Orica's BlastIQ digital blast optimisation platform suite.

Komatsu's robodrill

Komatsu's robodrill

Comes with automatic bit changing.

Fleet

04 FEBRUARY 2019
Non-toxic blasting nearer

Non-toxic blasting nearer

Blonde bomb moving a step closer to reality.

Innovation

29 JANUARY 2019
Blast hole near miss

Blast hole near miss

Hole drilled very close to existing hole where there was a misfire.

Sustainability

25 OCTOBER 2018
Better blast intelligence

Better blast intelligence

Latest version of Blast IQ designed to make better use of data to optimise blasts.

Technology / innovation

01 OCTOBER 2018
How green was my blasting?

How green was my blasting?

Explosive makers working to make blasting greener.

Here come some big bits

Here come some big bits

Major players updating their bit offerings for large rotary drills.

Fleet

28 JUNE 2018
WesTrac launches first Australia's first Cat MD6250 drill

WesTrac launches first Australia's first Cat MD6250 drill

Drill launched globally last year.

Fleet

20 JUNE 2018
Orica feeling Burrup pain

Orica feeling Burrup pain

Heat exchangers the main cause of the Burrup TAN plant problems.

Maintenance

14 JUNE 2018