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Maptek geologist Sandra Jara [crouching front left], with the drill rescue team.

Drill & Blast
Mapping technology assists Chile mine rescue

Mining software provider Maptek played its part in the recent rescue of 33 miners at the San Jose copper-gold mine near Copiapo in Chile. Read more »

The CMS is an option on new Sandvik drills,  and is also available in the field as a retrofit.

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CMS cuts costs, emissions

New compressor management systems offers fuel reduction of up to 40 per cent. Read more »

Figure 1. The vibrocore set-up for GeoCoastal Drilling.

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Predicting potential sand products with resource data

How data from drill samples can help quarry operators identify quality sand and gravel deposits in quarrying or dredging. Read more »

The Jordan Cut involved blasting as  close as 50m to occupied houses.

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Blasting on the cutting edge of suburbia

Blasting in a suburban environment requires a unique approach to breaking rock while abiding by vibration limits and reducing the impact on neighbours. Read more »

Maxam‘s technical service team can provide clients with insights on blast optimisation.

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Small things make all the difference in blasting

The areas that can be optimised and improved in blasting are small and easy to dismiss, however quarry operators should pay extra attention to the little things.

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