Directory - Orica

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Kurri Kurri
NSW Australia 2327

P: 1300 303 731
F: 1300 303 798

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Orica is the largest provider of commercial explosives and blasting
systems to the mining and infrastructure markets, the global leader in the provision of ground support for mining and tunnelling and a leading supplier of sodium cyanide to the gold industry.

Orica works with Quarry Customers to develop the competitive edge every quarry needs. From this partnership, Orica endeavours to provide safe and efficient blasting, predictable results, fast and reliable delivery and reduced operating costs.

Fragmentation, diggability as well as noise and vibration control are just a few of the factors that Orica can manage in designing blasts. We aim to optimise these elements to help customers enhance their quarry performance.
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Orica is the world’s largest provider of commercial explosives and innovative blasting systems to the mining, quarrying, oil and gas and construction markets, a leading supplier of sodium cyanide for gold extraction, and a specialist provider of ground support services in mining and tunnelling. Our purpose is to make our customers successful, every day, all around the world. We take pride in operating safely, responsibly and sustainably. Together, these enable us to grow and create enduring value for our shareholders. Founded in 1874, Orica has more than 140 years of experience and investment in innovation, we are the global leader in mining and civil services, with a diverse workforce of around 11,500 employees and contractors, servicing customers across more than 100 countries. Orica is listed on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX: ORI). Our strategy is to be the trusted partner of choice for our customers, by creating, developing and delivering mining and civil blasti
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Controlled Building Demolition in Korea
10/08/2018
Our Orica Civil team led the blasting system programming, safe handling of explosives and site supervisor responsibilities, for the controlled demolition of this eight floor building in Korea, utilising our uni tronic™ 600 electronic blasting system detonators. Working together with POSCO Engineer
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Our vision for digitally enabled better blasting – powered by BlastIQ™
1/08/2018
Our vision is to partner with our customers to dynamically optimise the drill and blast process. BlastIQ™ is designed to enable continuous improvement of blasting outcomes by integrating data and insights from digitally connected technologies across the drill and blast process. Solutions powered b
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Demonstrating complete Blast Quality Control with the next generation BlastIQ™ Platform
1/08/2018
The next generation BlastIQ™ Platform delivers a suite of enhanced technologies, empowering better decision making and increased control of blasting outcomes. A Blast Quality Control solution delivers sustainable improvements that reduce the overall cost of drill and blast operations by eliminatin
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First ever controlled demolition blast in Malaysia
27/06/2018
We worked with Chemicals Company of Malaysia (CCM) to conduct a controlled demolition of a 60m high stack at their former fertiliser factory. The project involved the demolition and remediation of the entire factory area for further development for commercial purposes. CCM is the largest chemical
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Improved blasting reliability with i-kon™ III Electronic Blasting System
5/06/2018
The i-kon™ III system is designed for use in high value and complex blasts at large surface and underground operations. i-kon™ III Extreme electronic detonators have premium leg wire insulation for harsh mining conditions, specifically suited for metal mining. Find out more: http://bit.ly/2sFGFbL
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Vibration monitoring keeping the neighbours happy – Orica Quarry Solutions, Stevenson Group
22/05/2018
Stevenson Group Drury Quarry is located close to neighbours, so adhering to local air overpressure and vibration limits is crucial for the quarry to maintain their licence to operate. Find out more about Blast IQ™ here: http://bit.ly/OricaBIQ #OricaInnovation
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Safety is Breyon’s priority. Always – Orica Quarry Solutions, Stevenson Group
22/05/2018
The role of an Orica shotfirer is to provide a safe and efficient blast every time for our customer. Safety is Breyon Gibson’s number one priority for the team on bench, our customer and the neighbouring community. #OricaSafety #OricaCareers
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Life as an MMU Operator – Orica Quarry Solutions, Stevenson Group
22/05/2018
Meet La Wanda Cowan, Orica MMU operator in New Zealand. Find out what it means to be an MMU Operator in a world class team changing the face of the quarries industry. #OricaCareers
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Greater control with Blast IQ™ – Orica Quarry Solutions, Stevenson Group
22/05/2018
For Shawn McClean, Quarry Manager at Stevenson Group Huntly Quarry, it’s important to know where the rock has come from in the quarry. With Blast IQ™, we utilise data to view where the rock has come from and alter the shots based on Stevenson Group’s needs. Find out more about Blast IQ™ here: http
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40 Years of Orica and Stevenson Group
22/05/2018
Collaboration makes us better individually and collectively. We have worked closely with Stevenson Group for more than 40 years providing blasting expertise, secure and flexible supply of our products, services and blasting technologies. This includes integration of the Blast IQ™ System within their
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Consistency of aggregate for Huntly Quarry, NZ – Orica Quarry Solutions, Stevenson Group
22/05/2018
Stevenson Group, Huntly Quarry is one hour south of Auckland, New Zealand, and the main priority for Quarry Manager Shawn Mclean is the consistency of aggregate. The integration of Blast IQ™ has allowed Huntly Quarry easy access to data to modify blasting practices. Find out more about Blast IQ™ h
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At the end of the day, it’s about good blasting – Orica Quarry Solutions, Stevenson Group
22/05/2018
Bernie McDonald from Stevenson Group, New Zealand, is one of the most experienced Drill and Blast Co-ordinators in the world. Bernie knows what’s critical for a blast. The Orica and Stevenson Group team use technical know-how and blasting technologies to deliver results they require for Drury Quarry
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Revolutionising conventional blasting practices with WebGen™, Wireless Electronic Blasting System
3/05/2018
WebGen™ 100 is the world’s first Wireless Electronic Blasting System for mining - a significant step in the evolution of blast initiation. The system includes wireless in-hole primers which are initiated by a firing command that communicates through rock, water and air. This removes constraints of
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Centra™ Gold, now with up to 13% more energy - Orica Quarry Solutions, Australia
27/03/2018
Our bulk explosive Centra™ Gold offers a higher-strength base emulsion, with an increased density range, so our capability to deliver higher throughput and lower cost is better than ever before. Find out more at www.orica.com/centragold. At Orica, we're committed to developing tomorrow's technolog
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Comprehensive blasting solutions – Orica Quarry Solutions, North America
7/03/2018
Maximize your yield through our comprehensive Quarry Blasting Solutions. We leverage our expertise, quality products and leading blast modelling technology to design a blast that will deliver the best outcomes for our customers. Find out more about our Quarry Solutions here http://bit.ly/2HUPnJY
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Orica Bulkmaster™ 7 – An evolution in delivery capability
28/02/2018
The Bulkmaster™ 7 is the latest addition to our industry leading bulk explosive delivery system. This state of the art technology enables a leap in productivity on the bench and advancement towards automating blast operations for customers in the open cut mining sector. Find out more about Bulkmas
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We get the results that we require – Orica Quarry Solutions, Boral Dunmore
19/02/2018
As the Production Manager at Boral’s Dunmore Quarry, Brodie Bolton knows how safety and quality control is fundamental for blasting in achieving downstream production benefits at one of the most important hard rock quarries in NSW. Find out more about Blast IQ™ here: http://bit.ly/OricaBIQ Visit o
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BlastIQ™ saves time – Orica Quarry Solutions, Boral Dunmore
19/02/2018
BlastIQ™ enables efficient administration of blasting information and has streamlined the blasting process on site at Boral Dunmore for Production Supervisor, Stuart McLean. Find out more about Blast IQ™ here: http://bit.ly/OricaBIQ Visit our website: www.orica.com
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Consistent fragmentation and environmental compliance – Orica Quarry Solutions, Boral Dunmore
19/02/2018
With BlastIQ™ and AVM modelling online, Senior Blast Technician Jonathon Keller can accurately predict the vibration levels of a blast at Boral’s Dunmore quarry before it’s fired. This means a more profitable business for our customers. Find out more about Blast IQ™ here: http://bit.ly/OricaBIQ
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Designing the optimal blast – Orica Quarry Solutions, Boral Dunmore
19/02/2018
Using a GPS rover, laser profiling and Orica blast design software SHOTPlus™ has increased efficiency for Blast Surveyor Cameron Ingles at Boral Dunmore. Find out more about Blast IQ™ here: http://bit.ly/OricaBIQ Visit our website: www.orica.com
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Safe and efficient blast, every time – Orica Quarry Solutions, Boral Dunmore
19/02/2018
Orica shotfirer Brenden Wood provides a safe and efficient blast every time for our customer Boral at their Dunmore quarry, ensuring consistent results. Find out more about Blast IQ™ here: http://bit.ly/OricaBIQ Visit our website: www.orica.com
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A great collaboration – Orica Quarry Solutions, Boral Dunmore
19/02/2018
Boral’s Dunmore Quarry is located near the seaside township of Kiama, in New South Wales. The quarry is one of the most important hard rock resources operating in NSW. The site has been supplying building and construction materials for projects across the Illawarra, South Coast and Sydney metropoli
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Civil Solutions by Orica
5/12/2017
Orica is the world’s largest provider of commercial explosives and blasting systems to the civil construction, mining, quarrying, and oil and gas markets. We service the Civil Construction industry through three brands – Orica, Nitro Consult and Minova, providing industry leading products and servic
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Wireless technology, tangible results - WebGen™ 100
16/10/2017
Orica and the Ernest Henry Mine (EHM) successfully partnered to complete the world’s first production trial of the WebGen™ 100 wireless initiating system, in an operational underground mine. EHM is a Glencore owned Sub Level Caving (SLC) operation located in Queensland, Australia, and produces over
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Improving Safety and Productivity through wireless blasting
26/09/2017
Orica and the Ernest Henry Mine (EHM) successfully partnered to complete the world’s first production trial of the WebGen™ 100 wireless initiating system, in an operational underground mine. EHM is a Glencore owned Sub Level Caving (SLC) operation located in Queensland, Australia, and produces over
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i-kon™ III Unlocking Value
30/04/2017
Live the i-kon™ III experience and unlock value for your business. Complete more blasts within the firing window with minimal set-up and equipment. Maximize production by blasting more locations Underground or over larger distances in Open Cut.
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Orica - Clever Resourceful Solutions (snapshot)
14/11/2016
Orica is the world’s largest provider of commercial explosives and innovative blasting systems to the mining, quarrying, oil and gas and construction markets, a leading supplier of sodium cyanide for gold extraction, and a specialist provider of ground support services in mining and tunnelling. Our
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High Energy Blasting delivers milling and mining improvements, Evolution Mt Rawdon, Queensland
16/09/2016
Orica Case Study: Mt Rawdon is an open pit gold mine located 75 Km south west of Bundaberg in Queensland. It is owned by the Evolution group, a leading growth focused company and Queensland’s largest gold producer with its four operating sites. Mt Rawdon is a low grade mine (0.71-1.0 g/tonne) yieldi
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Orica: Yara Pilbara Nitrates technical ammonium nitrate (TAN) manufacturing plant
25/08/2016
The next generation of downstream processing has arrived in the resource rich Pilbara region of Western Australia with the official opening of the Yara Pilbara Nitrates technical ammonium nitrate (TAN) manufacturing plant. The plant, developed in joint venture by Orica Limited and Yara Internationa
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Mick McCotter – Production Supervisor, Mt Rawdon Evolution, Queensland Australia
12/09/2016
Mt Rawdon is an open pit gold mine located 75 Km south west of Bundaberg in Queensland. It is owned by the Evolution group, a leading growth focused company and Queensland’s largest gold producer with its four operating sites. Mt Rawdon is a low grade mine (0.71-1.0 g/tonne) yielding approximately 1
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