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Tag: drilling and blasting

BME says Axxis Silver gives mines even safer blasting while saving time on blast preparation and initiation. Photo: BME

BME debuts digital initiation system

April 19, 2022By

The company says Axxis Silver embodies the technological advancements of Axxis Titanium while providing a cost-effective option for mines blasting on a smaller scale.

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the new UK373 wheeled crusher is an electric-driven, closed-circuit crushing solution. Photo: Sandvik

New wheeled cone plant coming from Sandvik

March 9, 2022By

Sandvik has big plans for the upcoming AGG1, where it will introduce the UK373 wheeled cone crusher to the market.

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Austin Powder's RFID technology for its EStar electronic initiation system allows for flexibility and time savings for the user. Photo: Austin Powder

Austin Powder launches RFID for electronic detonators

February 23, 2022By

The company’s new EStar RFID technology makes it possible to identify the detonator without physical contact. Learn more about it.

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NB5-2628 (right) offers an alternative to SMO co-emulsifiers (left) in explosive emulsification processes. Photo: Nelson Brothers

Nelson Brothers debuts co-emulsifier

January 28, 2022By

NB5-2628 offers an alternative to explosive emulsification processes that use SMO as a co-emulsifier, aiming to achieve greater synergy, control and stability.

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New geological mapping integration allows users to better visualize dips, strikes, seams and voids throughout a drilling pattern. Photo: 3GSM

Software updates optimize blast performance

January 26, 2022By

BlastMetriX UAV from 3GSM now features enhanced geological mapping integration so users can visualize seams and faults throughout a blast pattern.

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Quarry Faces: January 2022

January 19, 2022By

Check out photos from Quarry Academy 2021 in San Antonio, which included a tour of Cemex Balcones Quarry in New Braunfels, Texas.

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Using drones to reduce drill and blast costs

January 18, 2022By

Strayos COO Brad Gyngell explains how blasting operations can take the next step with a drone to reduce their costs.

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Photo: Fred Weber logo

Report: Fred Weber acquires General Drilling

December 21, 2021By

The acquisition of the Indiana-based contract driller comes several months after New Frontier Materials purchased Fred Weber assets.

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