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The Orica site in total is almost the size of Melbourne’s CBD, although only half will be set aside for rezoning.

Chemical supplier gains rezoning permission

A new industrial precinct is on the cards after the approval of an application for the rezoning of land owned by explosives supplier Orica. Read more »
For short term or long term requirements, the Allshelter weather protection systems minimise downtime due to rain or other elements and maximise employee efficiency due to ventilated conditions.

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How shelters can reduce costs in quarry operations

Supplier unveils a new range of container shelters in a variety of sizes to profit the drill and blast segment. Read more »
The Automine operator station was designed to be installed in a van or on a trailer.

Drill & Blast
Automation options for hard rock mining

Sandvik’s AutoMine Surface Drilling is a new suite of automation options for hard rock mining.

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The Pantera DI6400 DTH drill rig is designed for drilling 115-203mm blast holes up to 45m.

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New drill platform emphasises production, safety and savings

Sandvik Mining has launched a new Pantera percussive drill platform – designed specifically for mining and available for both down the hole (DTH) and top hammer (TH) applications. Read more »
A number of incidents over the years have revealed that in some companies there is a lack of robust systems to secure the blast exclusion zone.

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A code for guarding against BEZ breaches

More than a dozen breaches of blast exclusion zones (BEZ) are reported to mining departments in states and territories every year — and typically they are the more serious ones where people’s safety was put at risk. Read more »
The fully automated, unmanned SmartROC D65 in action at Rio Tinto’s technology and innovation test quarry outside Perth.

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Automated drilling history in the making

Renowned miner Rio Tinto has become the first to achieve fully automated production bench drilling without human intervention at a test site in Australia. Read more »
Flintstone Mining Services imports blast mats for use in urban blasting and sensitive areas.

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Flyrock prediction – From mystery to science

When planning blasts, flyrock remains one of the most erratic factors in the explosives process. John Butchart examines the predictive models that are available for estimating flyrock travel and recommended clearance zones. Read more »
Orica has spent nearly $30m to integrate ground support into its mining services business.

Explosives supplier’s profit falls

Orica chairman Peter Duncan expresses disappointment about the group's first fall in underlying profit in 12 years. Read more »


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