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For 30 years, laser-based measuring and mapping systems, such as the Quarryman Pro laser, have supported safety, efficiency and productivity in the quarrying industry.

Case Studies
Alliance creates opportunity to enhance blast practices

A consultancy to the quarrying industry has collaborated with a multinational engineering technologies group on a blast optimisation project that experimented with the latest laser profiling, 3D face visualisation and blast prediction software. Subscription required. Read more »
Work is a under way to build a completely new hub bridging the south city district Södermalm with Stockholm’s medieval Old Town.

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Planned precision: Drilling and blasting in an urban centre

Drilling and blasting in the cramped confines of the centre of a capital city required a steady hand, perfect planning and agile equipment that could do its job accurately. Susanna Lindgren reports on how blasting was successfully conducted in a sensitive environment. Subscription required. Read more »
AIMEX is the largest mining exhibition in the Asia-Pacific region and is held every two years.

Latest industry tech on show

The 2017 Asia-Pacific International Mining Exhibition (AIMEX) is expecting more than 300 exhibitors from the quarrying, mining, and service suppliers industries later this month. Read more »
The Montabert HC110S drifter’s performance is said to have reduced operating costs by almost 57 per cent.

Testing highlights superior hydraulic drifter

A case study has highlighted the effectiveness of the Montabert HC110S drifter in reducing costs and improving overall safety and performance. Read more »
The RoXplorer drill rig is set to “revitalise” Australia’s mining industry.

“Revolutionary” drill rig trials conducted

A new drilling rig system has undergone successful trials in South Australia, with the technology being described as having the capability to “revitalise” Australia’s mining and quarrying industries. Read more »
After officially acquiring Joy Global, Komatsu will now provide a full range of mining equipment.

Komatsu acquires Joy Global, expands mining business

Following a 2016 agreement to purchase Joy Global for USD$3.7 billion (AUD$4.9 billion), Komatsu has completed its acquisition of the multinational extractive equipment company. 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 »
The PowerROC T-series rigs are equipped with either single and/or extendable boom systems and carousel rod-type handling systems.

Drill & Blast
“Simple” rig keeps it all in the family

The latest model rig in a multinational OEM’s surface drill rig range is staying true to its family traits – and keeping things simple. Subscription required. Read more »
The PowerROC T45 is a powerful, reliable and operator-friendly drill rig.

Drill & Blast
Surface drill offers easy operation, high-quality drilling

Notable for its efficiency and serviceability, the PowerROC T45 is suitable for construction and quarrying applications. Read more »
The LaserBond DTH hammer drill at this competitive trial in southern Australia lasted more than three times longer than the industry standards it was competing against.

Drill & Blast
DTH hammer - Drill exceeds wear life at trial

In an independent trial, a variety of DTH hammers at a hard rock mine were tested on four drill rigs. The industry-standard hammers drilled to an average depth before failure. However, one hammer model enjoyed a significant increase in operational life ... Subscription required. Read more »
The SmartROC C50 consumes the least amount of fuel for its size and type – 16 litres per hour on average.

Drill & Blast
Fuel efficiency: how to make additional savings

Keeping fuel costs low has never been easier. With optimised engines and hydraulic systems, “smart” drill rigs can already reduce fuel consumption by up to 30 per cent. However, thanks to adjustable functions for hole flushing, dust collection and dust binding with water mist, operators can potentially save an extra 20 per cent reduction on fuel. Subscription required. Read more »
As part of its rock on ground service, Sequel Drill & Blast provides its own drill rigs

Drill & Blast
Drill, blast targets lay solid foundation for partnership

It will never be the most romantic story on earth but two medium-sized companies in the extractive and civil construction industries have certainly forged a collegial partnership with plenty of spark and impact … DAMIAN CHRISTIE reports. Subscription required. Read more »


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