drill rig chain

Maintaining drill rig chains professionally

 

Drill rig chains work in some of the most challenging environments. High loads, abrasive conditions and exposure to dirt and dust mean these chains have a shorter service life than most other roller chains.

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Impact drill & blast feature

Upstream tech solves downstream wear and tear

 

How you drill and blast your aggregate can be vital to how it is processed and refined downstream. Steve Price, of Impact Drill & Blast, explains why a full rock-on-ground service can ensure an operation’s quarry products smoothly make the transition from the face to the gate. 

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Sandvik Leopard DI650i

Sandvik adds autonomous capabilities to Leopard DI650i drill rig

 

Sandvik has developed the iDrill automation platform to enable fully autonomous blasthole drilling for the Leopard DI650i down-the-hole drill rig.

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Andromeda’s meteoric rise continues at Great White

 

The rise of Andromeda Metals has raised eyebrows in 2021, as its Great White halloysite-kaolin mine in South Australia has progressed from a mining application to an offtake agreement worth more than $49 million per year.

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Mining and METS economic contribution

Mining and METS deliver $241.9bn to Australian economy

 

Australia’s mining companies and mining equipment, technology and services (METS) sector have contributed 12.4 per cent of the Australian economy’s value, according to a report from Deloitte Access Economics.

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CCAA: COVID-safe construction essential to Australia’s recovery

 

Ken Slattery, the chief executive officer of the peak body for Australia’s heavy construction materials industry, has warned in an opinion piece that the capacity for the industry to be an engine for the nation’s post-pandemic economic recovery is being hindered by snap lockdowns.

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