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The Department of Defence has recently announced it will research the 3D printing of explosive materials.

New research to focus on 3D printing of explosives

A new partnership between a science and technology body and academic agencies will explore the 3D printing of explosive materials. Read more »
A bird’s eye view of Boral Dunmore Quarry.

Case Studies
The new technology suite that saves time in a booming market

For large quarrying operations, consistent quality blast outcomes save time and money. James Dampney outlines how blasting solutions provider Orica has helped Boral Dunmore achieve blasting improvements through integration of its Blast IQ suite of technologies. Read more »
The T45’s automatic feed alignment enables the operator to maintain the desired angle when drilling.

Drill & Blast
Smart rig offers fuel, production savings

Intelligent and economic, the SmartROC T45 is one of the most advanced machines in Epiroc’s inventory of rigs. Read more »
Orica’s senior blast technician Jonathon Keller illustrates Blast IQ on a tablet to Boral Dunmore’s production manager Brodie Bolton (foreground).

Drill & Blast
Automated technologies for quality blast outcomes

Orica’s Blast IQ system utilises efficient automated technologies to provide better visibility and manage blast quality control. Read more »
Sandvik’s new Ranger DXi series of surface rigs are said to boost productivity and minimise production costs.

Drill & Blast
Efficient, comfortable surface drill rig

Sandvik’s Ranger DXi surface drill rigs feature a revolving structure that enables superior drilling coverage. Read more »
Maxam Australia successfully completed the supply of blasting products and services, including the use of Rioflex 10000, to the Toowoomba Second Range Crossing project.

Drill & Blast
Bulk explosive offers optimum performance, versatility

Maxam Australia’s Rioflex 10000 bulk explosive is a high energy, fully water-resistant product that is clean burning and features a non-explosive base. Read more »
A drilling and blasting specialist, Fullbore Drill & Blast prides itself on providing safety, accuracy and efficiency.

Drill & Blast
Family-based drilling, blasting contractors

Fullbore Drill & Blast is a family-owned business that is known for its enhanced systems and modern equipment. Read more »

Drill & Blast
'Mohr' muscle, fragmentation, less emissions in Braeside trials

Blast trials at a southern Queensland quarry have delivered encouraging results for a potentially safer, environmentally friendlier explosive. Braeside Quarries owner Joanne Payne discusses the possible benefits of the award-winning crumbed rubber product for the extractive industry. Read more »

Case Studies
Game changing digital drilling tools

A global mining services company, a university and a specialist software firm are collaborating on the development of new digital drilling tools for the mining industry. Read more »

Drill & Blast
Blasting solutions provider assists regional freeway project

A major blast supplier has contributed to the eastern cut of the landmark Toowoomba Second Range Crossing project. As the blast designers and technicians discovered from the get-go, it was not a conventional blast site, with a number of tricky challenges and obstacles to overcome. Read more »
The T45’s automatic feed alignment enables the operator to maintain the desired angle when drilling.

Drill & Blast
Smart rig 'no ugly duckling' in fuel, production savings

It may seem like the ‘odd one out’ in a long-term fleet of surface drill rigs but a Western Australian contractor’s latest ‘smart’ rig has delivered impressive results. Damian Christie reports. Read more »
Montabert’s hydraulic drifters are recognised for high performance, reliability and low tool consumption.

Hydraulic drifter offers lower maintenance costs

The Montabert HC28 hydraulic drifter features an innovative design, flexibility and versatility. Read more »


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