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Driller’s Office is a practical software tool for surface drilling process management.

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Software promotes efficiency in surface drilling operations

A surface drill and blast contractor has embraced a new software tool designed to improve surface drilling performance in its drill rig fleet, while maximising the company’s performance and service. Read more »
Robit’s patented system can measure a hole’s straightness in the percussive drilling process.

Aussie coup for top hammer manufacturer

Robit, a Finnish manufacturer of high quality top hammer products for rock drilling, has signed a sale and purchase agreement to acquire 100 per cent of the shares of Drilling Tools Australia (DTA), a subsidiary of Ausdrill, an ASX-listed international mining services company. Read more »
Six Sigma blasting describes a team-orientated, continuous improvement process.

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Six Sigma blasting: A team approach

To avoid the chaotic, ill-disciplined drilling and blasting approaches of the past, quarries have adopted a team-based, continuous improvement approach to blasting practices. Anthony Konya explains the Six Sigma process. Read more »
The blast at Bremanger Quarry in Norway produced more than 360,000 tonnes of rock.

Large-scale quarry blast video goes viral

A civil engineering firm has posted an online video of a Norwegian blasting operation believed to be the biggest production explosion in the country’s history. Read more »
Paul Wostov believes his technology could bore 10 times deeper than traditional drills. Image courtesy: Paul Rivenberg.

This is not a drill: new tech “melts” rock

New technology that bores holes in rock by melting or vaporising it could one day provide an alternative to traditional drilling, according to researchers. Read more »
Fullbore Drill & Blast has been providing blasting services in the quarry industry for 20 years.

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Professional approach to drill and blast service

Fullbore Drill & Blast is a specialist, family-owned company with a focus on end-to-end professionalism for guaranteed safety, accuracy and efficiency. Read more »
Ausrocks can help quarry operators with quarry design and geotechnical assessments.

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Geotechnical surveys help with quarry design

Ausrocks provides specialised consultancy services to meet the changing needs of the quarrying, mining and tunnelling industries. Read more »


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