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The Merlo Remote Explosive Loading Unit could win Safe Work Australia’s Category 2 award for the best solution to a workplace health and safety issue.

Safety innovation companies vie for awards

Finalists in the 8th annual Safe Work Australia Awards have been announced by Rex Hoy, the chief executive officer of Safe Work Australia. Read more »
The Alpha 330 drilling tool system has been developed to match the increased energy output from modern high power rock drills in drifting and tunnelling applications.

Drill & Blast
Drill tool system delivers faster drilling, longer rod life

A new advanced drilling tool system is expected to deliver up to 80 per cent longer rod life than its predecessor. Read more »
The Caterpillar MD5150 incorporates a proven rock drill, patented carousel rod changer and new cab.

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New Cat track drill reduces cycle time, improves productivity

The new MD5150 tracked dril rig can reduce costs, cycle times and improve productivity. Read more »
Minera San Pedro’s mobile fleet comprises the Powercrusher PC1055 jaw crusher, a PC1375 impact crusher and a HCS3715 screener.

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Productivity through optimised drilling, crushing operations

An Argentinian drilling contractor has successfully combined the workload of an Atlas Copco drill rig and the Powercrusher mobile range. Read more »
The Johnex Ezipump DV is a primer-sensitive pumped emulsified explosive.

Case Studies
Giving back blasting power to the customer

A Western Australian explosives supplier is offering its medium size to large customers a novel solution to planning and controlling their own blasting schedules. Mandy Parry-Jones spoke to Johnex national business manager Kerry Hughes. Read more »
Mainland Civil’s use of a fleet of rock hammers at Infinity Tower was ruled out as impractical.

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Blasting challenges in advanced vibration management

A system employed for permanent vibration monitoring in blasting building foundations has positive ramifications for blasting techniques in quarries. Read more »
Mark Dowd (right) was first approached by Peter Allitt for advice on a non-standard blast design.

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Blasting close to infrastructure at Bli Bli Quarry

The Bli Bli hard rock quarry, on Queensland’s Sunshine Coast, is within 2.7km of the city of Nambour and surrounded by the Parklands Forest Reserve. How does a quarry like this plan and design a non-standard blast without disrupting local fauna and flora, the neighbouring community and its own critical infrastructure? Read more »

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