Digital blasting creates new mining techniques

A WIRELESS blast initiating system has led to the creation of more than seven new blast techniques.

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Northparkes is using wireless initiation to advance an undercut cave.

Take Newcrest Goldcorp's Musselwhite mine in Canada.

It has been using Orica's Webgen 100 wireless blasting system to initiate its blasts from 500km away.

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