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The new library features a drill core viewing area.

News
New rock drill core library opens

A newly constructed, state of the art facility will soon provide access to more than 100 years of geological information. Read more »
The Trimble DPS900 is suitable for both Atlas Copco FlexiROC (left) and Sandvik DX Ranger drill rigs.

Conveying
Machine control system takes the guesswork out of drilling

Anyone with experience working in quarries knows drilling with precision requires a certain amount of guesswork. Read more »
Operators will know they can trust the in-cab monitor to be their eyes when on-site.

Conveying
Drilling accuracy solutions promise overhaul in quarrying

New drilling accuracy solutions are promising to permanently revamp the quarrying site workflow. According to Erica Parkinson, these systems will see quarry producers boost operational accuracy, reduce running costs and improve profitability. Read more »
Using the full radio control, the operator can operate the rig on steep slopes from a safe distance.

Drill & Blast
Remote control facility adds flexibility, safety to rig

The Ranger DX and DQ series surface top hammer drill rigs combine the long heritage of Sandvik Construction’s line of surface drill rigs with the latest drilling innovations. Read more »
Maxam on-site operators conducted MIC calculations and studied history blast data to ensure the project design met the environment vibration limits.

Drill & Blast
Blasting of Tasmanian spillway dam wall meets vibration limits

Gradco, the specialist mining, civil construction, environmental and heavy haulage services supplier, contracted blasting solutions provider Maxam in July 2015 to provide full blast design, support and loading services to create a tailings dam spillway in the MMG-owned Rosebery mine in Tasmania. Read more »
Since it was established in 1997, the Akselberg quarry has consistently improved its productivity in drilling and blasting.

Drill & Blast
Navigation system shows the way to optimisation

In collaboration with a leading supplier of drill rigs, a Scandinavian quarry operation has optimised its production process through precision drilling and blasting. Read more »
The DI550 is the first of Sandvik’s new generation DTH drill rigs, designed for large and medium-sized quarries and contractors.

Crushing
Contractor’s confidence boosted by new drill rigs

Three new drill rigs – the first of a whole new generation of down-the-hole (DTH) DI550 drill rigs – have given an overseas drill and blast operation a major boost. Read more »
Blasted rock at Boral Deer Park Quarry. Note finer material in worked face on left compared with coarser “crust” on right.

Crushing
Fragmentation analysis opens way for new plant design

A quarry plant replacement project in Melbourne’s western suburbs has cleared its first hurdle thanks to a proprietary fragmentation analysis software program developed by a blasting specialist. Graham Gordon reports. Read more »


 


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