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The Ranger DX900i drill rig is equipped with a revolving upper structure that offers a 270-degree drilling reach and 55m2 coverage.

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Sandvik launches all-reaching, ‘intelligent’ drill rig in Melbourne

Rock technology supplier Sandvik has presided over the Australian launch of its latest Ranger DXi surface drill rig at an exclusive event in Melbourne’s south-east. Read more »
The Department of Defence has recently announced it will research the 3D printing of explosive materials.

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New research to focus on 3D printing of explosives

A new partnership between a science and technology body and academic agencies will explore the 3D printing of explosive materials. Read more »
A blast at a Boral quarry in Victoria was recently described as a minor earthquake.

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Routine quarry blast mistaken for earthquake

A controlled blast at a basalt quarry in Ballarat, Victoria was recently mistaken for an earthquake by federal body Geoscience Australia. Read more »
The RoXplorer drill rig is set to “revitalise” Australia’s mining industry.

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“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.

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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 »
NewCo will incorporate Atlas Copco’s Mining and Rock Excavation Technique business, which includes drill rigs.

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Rock excavation division to become new company

Atlas Copco's Australian office insists it’s 'business as usual' after the parent company announced it will establish a new, second entity for its mining, rock excavation and construction tools divisions. Read more »
According to a research paper, automation could eliminate traditional mining jobs in the next decade.

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Report warns automation could kill off labour

A research paper by two international bodies has forecast that an escalation in the automation of mines and quarries will mean fewer workers in 10 to 15 years’ time. Read more »
Robit’s patented system can measure a hole’s straightness in the percussive drilling process.

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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 »
The blast at Bremanger Quarry in Norway produced more than 360,000 tonnes of rock.

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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.

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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 »
Nitro Sibir Australia offers a full service from supplying explosives to the initiating systems and carrying out detonations.

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Blasting supplier to go ‘live’ with cloud-based platform

An explosives specialist company is seeking to make the drill and blast process more efficient for its customers through a newly-introduced business management software program. Read more »
Sandvik will combine Sandvik Mining and Sandvik Construction into a single business known as Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology.

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Rock technology, mining restructure for quarry supplier

A major global quarry plant supplier has announced it will streamline its mining and construction equipment divisions to improve efficiency. Read more »


 


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